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This training is organized in the context of acquiring a better understanding of the integration among “Water-Energy-Food” (WEF) Nexus that are essential for human well-being, poverty alleviation and achieving multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Projection in Africa indicates that by 2030 its population will increase and reach to more than…
In 1970 the first Earth Day ushered in a new environmental consciousness and a wave of environmental laws. 50 years later we are fighting to protect our climate and our future. Many leaders on the front lines can be found in religious and indigenous communities.
On this 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Faith for Earth is partnering with the Parliament of World’s religions on this global…
Updated on 7 April 2020: Conference postponed
In Early 2019, Faith for Earth, organized with EU-DEVCO a capacity building workshop for EU staff members on Climate Change and Religions. The workshop resulted in an agreement to hold an international conference in Brussels on the role of religions, religion leaders and Faith-Based Organizations in combating climate change.
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It aims to draw attention to the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.
Globally, around 25% of all animal and plant species are threatened with extinction. This year the International Day for Biological Diversity is targeted towards raising awareness and building momentum on the importance of biodiversity as well as global issues on biodiversity loss, in the lead up to the United Nations Biodiversity Conference.
The EANET together with partner organizations and initiatives successfully organized the Awareness Forum on Prevention of Air Pollution in Asia Pacific from 25 to 27 June 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.
More than 130 participants from 16 countries, including representatives of government officials, civil society organizations, academicians, international organizations and private sectors,…
The third session of UN Environment’s Forum of Ministers & Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific, will take place from 23 to 25 January 2019 in Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore. The Forum will focus on UNEA-4 theme ‘Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production’. The Forum is an opportunity for Member States in Asia…
The inception workshop was co-hosted by the Government of the People’s Republic of China and UNEP’s Chemicals and Waste Branch, on the 25th to the 27th of April 2016 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
Lead is a cumulative toxicant particularly hazardous to young children and pregnant women. Currently there is no safe level of lead established. Lead in paint is a major route of…