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Latin American and Caribbean Environment Ministers Seize the Opportunity to Prepare to Exert Global Environmental Leadership

15 March 2014. Los Cabos, Mexico. The high-level political dialogue of Latin American and Caribbean Environment Ministers and international experts produced an agreement to advance a regional cooperation framework on the global sustainable development agenda, climate change, biodiversity, chemicals...
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UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner Videomessage at EEB 40th anniversary

UNEP's Executive Director, Achim Steiner, congratulates the European Environment Bureau (EEB) on the occasion of its 40th anniversary in a two day high level conference in Brussels. In a videomessage to the Module 2 – The next 40 years: placing sustainability at the heart of Europe’s policies , Mr...
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Launch of the #CleanSeas campaign to fight marine litter in Bali

23 Feb
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Indonesia
Organised by UN Environment
At the Economist World Ocean Summit Conference in Bali, UN Environment Head Erik Solheim is launching the #CleanSeas campaign. This is a global movement targeting governments, industry and consumers to urgently reduce the production and excessive use of plastic that is polluting the earth’s oceans...
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Celebrating 30 Years, High Level Segment of 15TH Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Opens in Cairo

PRESS RELEASE 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 Presidential Audience for African Ministers and Top UN Environment Chief New UN Studies show...
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World Conference Adopts New International Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction After Marathon Negotiations

First major agreement of the Post-2015 development agenda reached at landmark UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. One of the largest storms to ever make landfall, Haiyan affected some 9.5 million people in the Philippines and caused widespread destruction and displacement in November 2013...
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