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UN World Wildlife Day 2016

The UN World Wildlife Day (WWD) celebrated every year on 3 March, is the international celebration of the many beautiful and varied forms of this planet’s wild fauna and flora, as well as an occasion to raise awareness of the multitude of benefits that conservation provides to people. The theme of...
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Governments Set Stage for Action on Environmental Aspects of Humanitarian Crises and Risks to Human Health

Nairobi, 19 February 2016 - Governments and other key actors today set the stage for key decisions on the implementation of the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including addressing the environmental aspects of global humanitarian crises and human health risks...
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Rate of Environmental Damage Increasing Across the Planet but There Is Still Time to Reverse Worst Impacts if Governments Act Now, UNEP Assessment Says

Landmark UNEP Assessment Puts State of the World’s Environment Under the Microscope Nairobi, 19 May 2016 – The environmental change sweeping the world is occurring at a faster pace than previously thought, making it imperative that governments act now to reverse the damage being done to the planet...
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Strengthened Integration Needed for Effective Action on Air Pollution, Sustainable Consumption, Green Economy

Gearing up for the 2nd UN Environment Assembly, countries define an integrated approach to implementing environmental dimension of Sustainable Development Goals. Nairobi, 24 February 2016 - Governments and regional organizations met at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Headquarters...
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At UN Environment Assembly Convening in Nairobi: Governments Agree to 25 Landmark Resolutions to Drive Sustainability Agenda and Paris Climate Agreement

Nairobi, 27 May 2016 - The world's environment ministers, gathered at the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) in Nairobi on late Friday, passed far reaching decisions on issues such as marine litter, the illegal trade in wildlife, air pollution, chemicals and waste,...
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The United Nations Environment Assembly

23 May
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Organised by UNEP
The forthcoming second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2) will take place at UNEP Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, from 23 to 27 May 2016. Its overarching theme will be /Delivering on the Environmental Dimension of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development/, including the...
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