Harmful Substances Press Releases

New Report Outlines Strategies to Increase Funding for Black Carbon Reduction

Rapid implementation of measures to reduce black carbon in a range of sectors would deliver multiple benefits and near term results in health, climate and other areas
21/05/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Annual Report 2014 Highlights Many Environmental Successes

Global Cooperation Reversed Ozone Depletion, Renewables Reached New Heights and First UNEA Advanced Environmental Agenda
20/05/2015 00:00:00

Korea Pledges Additional US$800,000 for Partnership for Action on Green Economy


20/05/2015 00:00:00

Inaugural Environment Ministers Forum Calls for Enhanced Action for a Resilient, Resource Efficient Asia Pacific

Ministers optimistic on moving Asia Pacific countries towards inclusive green economies
20/05/2015 00:00:00

Illegally Traded and Dumped E-Waste Worth up to $19 Billion Annually Poses Risks to Health, Deprives Countries of Resources, Says UNEP report

Inconsistency in Cross-Border Regulations Challenge to Effective Control of Illegal Waste Trafficking.
12/05/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Chief Warns of Tsunami of E-Waste at Conference on Chemical Treaties

At the Triple Conference of Parties of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
05/05/2015 00:00:00

New Handbook Explores How Trade Can Drive the Transition to a Green Economy

Global Trade Reached US$23.4 Trillion in 2013, Highlighting Financial Power that Could be Harnessed for Sustainable Development.
28/04/2015 00:00:00

WTO and UNEP Enhance Dialogue on Trade and Environmental Issues

The event brought together leaders and renowned experts in the fields of trade and environment
28/04/2015 00:00:00

UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle, urges governments - and global citizens to tackle climate change and eliminate lead in paint at Earth Day rally


23/04/2015 00:00:00

Global Alliance Announces Goal to Eliminate Lead in Paint by 2020

UNEP Goodwill Ambassador, Don Cheadle, Urges Governments and Global Citizens to Commit to Tackle Climate Change, Protect the Environment and Eliminate Lead in Paint.
21/04/2015 00:00:00

The Swiss expedition "Race for Water Odyssey" Reaches New York

The world's oceans receive an enormous amount of litter each year, much of which is persistent and creates marine pollution that is global and intergenerational.
09/04/2015 00:00:00

Italy to Lead Global Celebrations of World Environment Day, Spark Action on Sustainable Future

World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo.
07/04/2015 00:00:00


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