On this International Day for Biological Diversity, let us recommit to global action to reduce the rate of biodiversity loss, for people and for our planet.
The SDGs offer a new pathway, one that will harness the impressive ingenuity and industriousness of the region to maintain, and even accelerate, the economic miracle, while ensuring that society develops, poverty is reduced, and the environment is conserved.
The region has recognized the urgency of embarking on green economy pathways to sustainable development.
Building on a strong endowment of natural resource and skills, Africa is poised to become the frontline of a global transition to more-inclusive green economies.
United Nations Under-Secretary-General and United Nations Environment Programme Executive Director Achim Steiner Speech to the Opening of the Triple COP of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
In order to address the pressing challenges that Arab countries are facing, great effort will be needed towards a more integrated way of doing business.
Helping the world to create trade and investment regimes, such coherence should not ignore the standards for labour, environmental sustainability, human rights and many other aspects that define our societies.
À la Conférence Internationale Contre
L'exploitation Illégale et le Commerce Illicite de la Faune et de la Flore Sauvages d'Afrique
'Measuring and enhancing effective adaptation'.
Developing Green Economies for Sustainability and Competitiveness
Sustainable cities present an opportunity to become centres of resource efficiency.
Sustainable, peaceful development in the post-2015 agenda will depend on the ability of the international community to treat the wildlife and forest crime seriously and take firm action against it.