Ecosystems Management Press Releases

Governments Fulfil their Commitment: Access and Benefit-Sharing Treaty Receives Required Number of Ratifications to Enter into Force

The entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol will provide greater legal certainty and transparency for both providers and users of genetic resources, creating a framework that promotes the use of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge while strengthening the opportunities for fair and equitable sharing of benefits from their use.
15-7-2014 00:00:00

Rwanda Restores Ecosystems, Generating Record Tourism and New Opportunities for Growth


21-5-2014 00:00:00

Tajikistan Green Investment in the Agricultural Sector helps realign its pathway to Sustainable Development


14-5-2014 00:00:00

World Migratory Bird Day 2014 Spotlights Pioneering Sustainable Tourism Initiative

This year's theme is "Destination Flyways: Migratory Birds and Tourism" which highlights the links between migratory bird conservation, local community development and wildlife watching tourism around the world
9-5-2014 00:00:00

From Protecting Bluefin Tuna to Saving the World's Wetlands and Championing Sustainable Development Causes: Zayed International Prize Honours Top Environmentalists

The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million
7-5-2014 00:00:00

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Hamper Pathway to Inclusive Green Economy, Experts Say


28-4-2014 00:00:00

New Study Shows Kenya's Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security

The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya Shows Positive Returns Projected within Seven to Ten Years.
15-4-2014 00:00:00

Governments Review Issues to Top World Environment Agenda Ahead of First-Ever UN Environment Assembly

Committee of Permanent Representatives to UNEP gather in Nairobi ahead of the first session of the world's preeminent environmental meeting.
25-3-2014 00:00:00

Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth

Forests support the livelihoods of 1.6 billion people, with the value of ecosystem services from tropical forests estimated at an average of US $6,120 per hectare each year.
20-3-2014 00:00:00

Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth

Integrating REDD+ programmes into a Green Economy approach can conserve and even boost the economic and social benefits forests provide to human society.
20-3-2014 00:00:00

Latin American and Caribbean Ministerial Forum Approves Decisions to Advance Sustainable Development in Region

Acknowledging the need and opportunities for global-scale leadership by this region for the world´s environment, through the Los Cabos Declaration, the Ministers confirmed the Forum of Ministers of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean as one of the most relevant spaces for political and policy dialogue to establish and identify regional priorities.
16-3-2014 00:00:00

Statement by Ibrahim Thiaw, UN Assistant-Secretary-General and UNEP Deputy Executive Director at the London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade 2014

London, 13 February 2014
13-2-2014 00:00:00


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