Ecosystems Management Press Releases

Large Scale Clean-Up of Oil Pollution in Ogoniland Discussed in Abuja

Federal Government of Nigeria Convenes Meeting on Implementation of Recommendations of 2011 UNEP Assessment
16-9-2014 00:00:00

UN Conference in Samoa Generates More than US $1.9 Billion in Partnerships Tackling Such Issues as Climate Change, Environmental Protection and Access to Energy

The Conference reaffirmed the need to consider the special circumstances faced by small island developing states in achieving sustainable development.
4-9-2014 00:00:00

New Green Infrastructure Guide to Help Address Complex Challenges of Water Management


2-9-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Opens New Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific Based in Apia, Samoa

The establishment of this new office is one of the results from the decisions agreed by Member States during the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development - known as Rio+20 - to strengthen the role of UNEP as the leading global environmental authority
2-9-2014 00:00:00

Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States Opens in Samoa


1-9-2014 00:00:00

New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States

With almost 30 per cent of SIDS populations living in areas less than 5 metres above sea level and the size of storms in some cases exceeding the size of whole islands, estimated losses to SIDS economies could become overwhelming
1-9-2014 00:00:00

UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative Leads the Way Towards an Inclusive Green Economy

African economies and rural livelihoods remain heavily dependent on natural resources, particularly renewable resources such as soil and water, and on the associated productive sectors such as agriculture and forestry.
25-8-2014 00:00:00

UNEP Renews Commitment with Major Partner GRID-Arendal on its 25th Anniversary


15-8-2014 00:00:00

UNEP and Norway Sign New Cooperation Agreement with Added Focus on Marine Issues

UNEA
15-8-2014 00:00:00

Investment in Climate Change Adaptation can Help Promote the Livelihoods of 65% of Africans, finds new report


12-8-2014 00:00:00

Celebrating the Majesty of one of the World's most Threatened Animals on World Elephant Day

UNEP is raising awareness at the political and societal level of the grave impact of poaching on elephant populations and the environment.
12-8-2014 00:00:00

International Youth Day Celebrated in Kenya and Around the World with a Focus on Youth and Mental Health

Reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases , including mental illness, remains a prominent issue as the world looks ahead to the development of a set of Sustainable Development Goals by 2015
12-8-2014 00:00:00


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