Climate change, disaster risk reduction & desertification
Environment and ecosystem management are key to ensuring urban and rural development and progress towards the achievement of the MDGs. Poor communities directly depend on natural resources for their livelihood and are the most vulnerable to a degraded environment, natural disasters and are the first to suffer from polluted air, water and soil. Sound natural resource use is at the core of effective strategies to strengthen resilience to climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP
Chair of the “Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services” Working Group
Alain Cadec MEP
Chair of the “Fisheries, Aquaculture & Integrated Maritime Policy” Working Group
"Actually, the idea started with one boy,” says Cathy Mkandawire, a local youth leader. Cathy has her own story to tell, being a pioneer in her community in one of the districts of Malawi.
10 Years GCCA+ Interview with Roberto Ridolfi, Former Director for Planet and Prosperity at EuropeAid
We are pleased to announce an Online course on Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace, which is now open for registration!
The UN Regional Information Centre and UN Environment invite you to the Belgian premiere of Yasuni Man at Cinéma Galeries on 21 February 2018 at 19:00
All of February, the EU Committe of the Regions is hosting the exhibition 'SPACED: Using Earth Observations to Protect Natural Landscapes'.
TRANSrisk will participate at the decarbonisation project networking workshop, co-organised by DG Research and Innovation (RTD) and the Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME), on 7th February 2018, at the European Commission (DG RTD) CDMA building, in Brussels, Belgium.
10 January 2018 / Nairobi – UN Environment and the World Health Organization have agreed a new, wide-ranging collaboration to accelerate action to curb environmental health risks that cause an estimated 12.6 million deaths a year.
Tuvalu's national development plan, Te Kakeega II: National Strategy for Sustainable Development 2005–2015, is the overarching framework that drives Tuvalu's development path and resource allocation.