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UNEP Environmental Governance Sub-Programme
Environmental governance at the national, regional and global levels is critical for the achievement of environmental sustainability and ultimately sustainable development. The subprogramme addresses key factors in achieving:

  • Coherent international decision-making processes for EG; 
  • Adequate capacities to achieve internationally agreed objectives & national environmental priorities through adequate legal & institutional measures; 
  • Integration of environmental sustainability in development at all levels, including regional, sub-regional and national.

More information is provided in this factsheet. UNEP and Environmental Governance at a Glance

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Let’s save the environment, save man 

In Summary

  • Environmental crime is now the fourth largest criminal enterprise globally, rising by 5 to 7 per cent annually.
  • The illegal dumping of waste can contaminate the soil and water for those who live near illegal dumpsites.

Symposium and Judicial Workshop: New Frontiers in Global Environmental Constitutionalism: Implementing Human and Environmental Rights in Global Contexts.

   12-15 April 2016, University of Pretoria Main Campus, South Africa

Regional Environmental Diplomacy Institute (REDI) - AFRICA Workshop in Environmental Diplomacy
13-15 January 2016, Gulele Botanical Garden, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Using Aichi Target 17 & the Post 2010 NBSAPs to Achieve Synergies among MEAs
by Balakrishna Pisupati, 08 December 2015

2nd INTERPOL Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Conference
16-18 November 2015, INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation (IGCI), Singapore

Symposium on Environmental Law Judicialization and Coastal Resiliency
16-20 November 2015, Dakar, Senegal


Environmental Governance by Region
Africa - Nairobi, Kenya Europe - Geneva, Switzerland West Asia - Manama,Bahrain North America - Washington, DC Latin America - Panama City, Panama Asia Pacific - Bangkok,Thailand