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Virunga: Preserving Africa’s national parks through people-centred development
Home to rare and endangered species, the Congo’s national parks are also sites of human conflict. Without addressing the material drivers behind ecological degradation, conservation risks a losing battle. For Virunga, tackling socio-economic challenges facing local populations was a necessity in preserving its natural heritage.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) posted Information 29 April 2016

Nairobi, 29 April 2016 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today launched its 2015 Annual Report website and print, highlighting many

United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) posted Information 17 April 2016

Sustainable use of Africa's natural capital could result in savings of up to $103 billion every year and drive Africa's economic growth.

28 April 2015 to 30 April 2015
in (Congo (Brazzaville))

This Conference is expected to produce an international roadmap on key
concrete actions to ensure that proposed declarations/actions are fully
implemented; and to contribute to a regional strategy for Africa on
combatting illegal trade in wild flora and fauna with practical action plans
at country, sub-regional, regional and global levels.

Alexa Froger posted Information 15 March 2015

The 15th Regular Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) took place from 2 to 6 March in its birth place Cairo, 30 years after its inception conference in 1985.

United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) posted Information 4 March 2015


Continent to Define Vision for the Future on Climate, Investment in Natural Capital, Economic Transitions and Development as Deadlines for Culmination of Key Global Agreements Approaches