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UNDP Joins Partnership for Action on Green Economy, Bringing New Resources and Opportunities for Countries
26/06/2014
Inclusive Green Economy Key to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication

UNEP and GGGI Renew Alliance to Accelerate Green Economy
26/06/2014
Promise to Support National Green Growth Plans and Policies

From Protecting Bluefin Tuna to Saving the World's Wetlands and Championing Sustainable Development Causes: Zayed International Prize Honours Top Environmentalists
07/05/2014
The Zayed International Prize for the Environment is the most prestigious and valuable international environmental award worldwide worth USD 1 million

New Study Shows Kenya's Shift to Green Economy Should Generate USD 45 Billion by 2030, Build Climate Resilience and Boost Food Security
15/04/2014
The Green Economy Assessment Report: Kenya Shows Positive Returns Projected within Seven to Ten Years.

Governments Review Issues to Top World Environment Agenda Ahead of First-Ever UN Environment Assembly
25/03/2014
Committee of Permanent Representatives to UNEP gather in Nairobi ahead of the first session of the world's preeminent environmental meeting.

Annual Investment of US $30 Billion in Tropical Forest Conservation Can Support Green and Sustainable Economic Growth
20/03/2014
Integrating REDD+ programmes into a Green Economy approach can conserve and even boost the economic and social benefits forests provide to human society.