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.
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
The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million
The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya Shows Positive Returns Projected within Seven to Ten Years.
Committee of Permanent Representatives to UNEP gather in Nairobi ahead of the first session of the world's preeminent environmental meeting.
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.
Integrating REDD+ programmes into a Green Economy approach can conserve and even boost the economic and social benefits forests provide to human society.
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.
London, 13 February 2014