Environmental Governance Press Releases

Governments Meet in Republic of Korea to Assess Progress in Implementing Global Strategic Plan for Biodiversity

"Pyeongchang Road Map" expected to include further steps to protect biodiversity in support of sustainable development
6-10-2014 00:00:00

UN Report Calls For Bold and Accelerated Global Action to Meet Biodiversity Targets by 2020

Report Tracks Progress and Draws Attention To Implications on Broader Sustainable Development this Century
6-10-2014 00:00:00

UN Meeting Agrees on Decisions to Advance the Implementation of the International Agreement on the Safe Use of Living Modified Organisms

Parties to the Cartagena Protocol also agreed to continue to identify living modified organisms intended for direct use as food or feed, or for processing that are subject to transboundary movement
4-10-2014 00:00:00

Ocean Experts Call for Greater Local Government Role in Fight Against Marine Waste

Fresh Strategies to tackle Pollution, Plastics and Climate Impacts to be Included in New Plan to Manage the World's Seas.
1-10-2014 00:00:00

The Minamata Convention on Mercury: Towards Its Early Entry Into Force and Effective Implementation

An additional 18 countries sign the Minamata Convention at a high-level event during the opening of the sixty-ninth session of the United Nations General Assembly
25-9-2014 00:00:00

Coalition of 96 Partners Steps Up Ambition for Climate Action

CCAC approves five major action plans to present at the UN Secretary-General's Summit, funds a new urban health initiative, and extends its mandate by five years, to 2022
23-9-2014 00:00:00

United Nations and Leading Investors Launch Coalition to Decarbonize Institutional Investment Worldwide at UN Summit

Commitment to decarbonize $100 billion of investment
23-9-2014 00:00:00

More Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring Forests

At the UN Climate Summit in New York global leaders more than double restoration targets and commitments
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Bank of America Announces $10 Billion Catalytic Finance Initiative to Accelerate Clean Energy Investments that Reduce Carbon Emissions

CEO Brian Moynihan Speaks At United Nations Climate Summit
23-9-2014 00:00:00

Caribbean's Largest Small Island Developing State Charts New Pathway to a Sustainable Future

Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, UNEP's Deputy Executive Director Visits Cuba for the first time to meet Authorities in Wake of Third International Conference on SIDS
17-9-2014 00:00:00

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

UNEP Executive Director Visits Berlin, Addresses United Nations Association of Germany

Achim Steiner addressed the United Nations Association of Germany (Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen) this week.
5-9-2014 00:00:00


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