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By ROE News on 11/7/2014 5:46 AM

Frequent floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina prove that there is a window of opportunity for addressing disaster risk, for example, by improving data accuracy and the capacity of expert government agencies in rapid assessment and response. 

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By ROE News on 11/3/2014 9:50 PM
Mikulov, 26 September 2014 The Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP4) to the Carpathian Framework Convention, the Carpathian States adopted the Protocol on Sustainable Transport. In his speech UNEP Regional Director for Europe Mr. Jan Dusik said: "Green Infrastructure is one of the main issues to be tackled in the future [...]; the new Transport Protocol is an important tool in this respect."

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By ROE News on 11/3/2014 9:48 PM
New York, 24 September 2014 A year after adoption of the Minamata Convention on Mercury, Ministers and senior government officials have renewed the international community’s commitment to combat the global threat posed to human health and the environment from mercury pollution worldwide.

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By ROE News on 11/3/2014 9:34 PM
Berlin, 5 September 2014 - Visiting Berlin, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner addressed the United Nations Association of Germany (Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen) this week. He also met with government representatives, including Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks and State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Stephan Steinlein, and delivered a lecture at the Hertie School of Governance on the occasion of the Award Ceremony for the 2014 Graduates of the Executive Master of Public Management. Full text of the speech delivered by UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner at the Hertie School of governance available here.
By ROE News on 10/27/2014 1:50 AM
On 4 June, Geneva locals and diplomatic community cycle in solidarity with islands affected by rising sea levels. Anyone in Geneva will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the positive impact of a sustainable lifestyle on climate change and the rising sea levels that have been affecting the Small Island Developing States. Click here to read more
By ROE News on 10/27/2014 1:49 AM
Caspian States adopt Biodiversity Protocol and will establish Convention Secretariat in the region. Click here to read more
By ROE News on 10/27/2014 1:47 AM
In 2013, the Environment and Security Initiative (ENVSEC) celebrates its 10th anniversary, and the present publication describes the history, methodology and key results achieved so far through the skills, experience and networks of the ENVSEC partners. Click here to read more
By ROE News on 10/27/2014 1:46 AM
The UN Environment Programme Regional Office for Europe organizes the Tunza Europe Youth Conference.
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By ROE News on 10/27/2014 1:45 AM
On 8 November 2013, the Post 2015 Europe and Central Asia regional consultations concluded in Istanbul with a call to end the increasing inequalities in the region.
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By ROE News on 10/27/2014 1:43 AM
The 6th Biodiversity in Europe conference brought together representatives and stakeholders from the 55 countries in pan-Europe to discuss the implementation of the global Strategic Plan. Click here to read more

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