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UNEP Executive Director Invites EU Environment Ministers to Engage Further towards Successful Outcome of Sustainable Development Goals Negotiations

UNEP Head Achim Steiner addresses the EU Environment Council. Image Copyright, Council of the EU Brussels, 17 December 2014 - UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Environment Programme Executive Director Achim Steiner today addressed the EU Environment Council on the post-2015 process and the...
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Angola, Seeking to Rebuild Elephant Populations, Named as Global Host of World Environment Day 2016

Paris, 10 December 2015 – Angola, which is seeking to conserve its biodiversity-rich wildlife and rebuild its elephant population, is to host the 2016 World Environment Day (WED) celebrations, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Angolan government announced today at the COP21...
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Upcoming: World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 14-18 March 2015

This week ten years ago, the last World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction was in full swing. Today, 22 January 2015, marks the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005-2015: Building the Resilience of Nations and Communities to Disasters. By coincidence, today...
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Eye on Earth Summit 2015

06 Oct
From to
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Organised by AGEDI, UNEP, GEO/GEOSS, IUCN and WRI
In order to coordinate and expand the Eye on Earth community, a core alliance comprising of AGEDI, UNEP, GEO/GEOSS, IUCN and WRI was formally established in 2014. The Alliance will be further expanded to include key regional partners. The 5-member global Alliance is taking the lead on organising...
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Making Paris Happen – The role of fiscal policies for a low-carbon, inclusive green economy

31 May
From
Brussels, Belgium
Organised by UNEP
The Green Fiscal Policy Network, a joint partnership between UNEP, GIZ and IMF which aims to facilitate knowledge sharing, learning and dialogue on fiscal policies to support the inclusive green economy, will organize an event entitled “Making Paris Happen – The role of fiscal policies for a low-...
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The 2015 SEED Awards will focus on start-up enterprises working at the grassroots level - applications now open

Enterprises that incorporate social and environmental benefits in their business model can apply today for the 2015 SEED awards. SEED is a global partnership for action on sustainable development and the green economy. Winners receive a monetary award of US $5000 at a high-level International...
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