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On the Road to UNEA


Issue 5, 20 June 2014  


Just Released…

Our Planet: The First United Nations Environment Assembly

Featuring contributions from:

  • Ban Ki-moon. UNEAreconciling
    the needs of people and planet
  • Angela Merkel. The future we
    want – and decisions we need
  • Michelle Bachelet. Time for change
    is here
  • Michael Bloomberg. Making
  • And many more…

Executive Perspective: Air Pollution – A Silent Killer

Achim Steiner

Perspectives Issue 14

Illicit Wildlife Trafficking: An Environmental, Economic and Social Issue


Ms. Amina J. Mohammed
Special Advisor of the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning

Eminent personalities have confirmed participation.

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Welcome to UNEA ‘Unplugged’

Dynamic platform for hard questions and bold views on UNEA and its themes

24 June 2014, 18.30 – 20.00, Conference Room 1

A dynamic line up of expert panelists

Open to all UNEA delegates, CPR, Major Groups and Stakeholders, UN staff, international and national media

Moderated by Jeff Koinange, Emmy award-winning Kenyan journalist and talk show host

Followed by cocktail reception

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Green Room side event at UNEA

Title: Excess nutrients in the environment - a global challenge for the 21st century

Date:  June 23, 2014

Time: 11:00-11:45
Venue: “Green Room”, UNEP Headquarters

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Sustainable Innovation Expo Opening Cocktail Reception

Date :     June 24, 2014
Time: From 20:00 (after UNEA ‘Unplugged’)
Venue : Between conference rooms 1 and 2

Hosted by Climate Action and Scania
During UNEA, visit the Sustainable Innovation Expo on the upper floor corridor.

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The first ever United Nations Environment Assembly opens in Nairobi

Why the first ever United Nations Environment Assembly
Martin Kimani, Kenya

Science, data and UNEA
Jacqueline McGlade, UNEP

Gender, forest, agriculture and UNEA
Meena Praful Bilgi, Gender and Water Alliance

A balanced approach to sustainable development
Uchita de Zoysa, Center for Environment and Development

La science a l’UNEA
Jacqueline McGlade, UNEP

How can UNEA encourage a green economy?
Kaveh Zahedi, UNEP

How will average women benefit from UNEA?
Caroline Usekpedo, Nigeria

Young people post-2015
Carol Mungo, Tunza Kenya Coordinator

For more blogs, visit the UNEA blog page.




UN enlist enlists legal help to curb environmental crime
June 23, 2014

Wildlife Alliance warns of illicit trade of apes
June 17, 2014

UN development goals must include climate change
June17, 2014

Why agreeing on new post-2015 ‘development goals’ is complicated
June 11, 2014

Credit, climate and the road to a sustainable financial system
June 6, 2014



This is Your UNEA: Engage!

Latest Schedule

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UNEA Poster

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Contact Angeline Djampou at ext. 25731 or for any suggestions or contributions.