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The 9th of June was not a normal day for Mr. Rudolf Makhanu, Country Coordinator for Kenya from the International Crane Foundation. He has just announced the creation of the Environment Ministry at Ongata Rongai church, but he did that while wearing his gloves and mask waiting for dozens of his…

Categorized Under: Kenya

On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all. The action focus for world oceans day 2018 is preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean. Register or join an event! Read more Picture credit:http://www.…

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Key dates:  Entries must be submitted by 30 April 2018 – 23.00 GMT Winners/finalists will be announced online by mid-May 2018 Award ceremony and venue to be held on 5 June 2018 at Tongji University in Shanghai, China Description: The Global Environment Outlook is produced periodically by UN…

Categorized Under: China

A Platform for Action World Environment Day is the UN's most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Since it began in 1974, it has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. The…

Categorized Under: India

The Montevideo Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environment Law (Montevideo Programme) -- a series of ten-year long-term programmes that organize the work of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the international community to support the development and…

Categorized Under: Kenya

Experts from all over the world will meet in Nairobi to discuss barriers and options for combatting marine plastic litter and microplastics.  The meeting was mandated by the third stand-alone resolution on marine litter which was adopted by the UN Environment Assembly in December 2017.  For more…

Categorized Under: Kenya

Outlooks authors and assessment co-chairs met in Den Haag, The Netherlands to advance the drafting of several elements of the Outlooks chapters of the sixth Global Environment Outlook. Their aim was to Move the Outlooks chapters towards third order draft quality by 1. Addressing all comments…

Categorized Under: Netherlands

Time: 09:30 AM TO 12:30 PM Venue: Conference Room 4 Chaired by H.E. Ms. Tarja Fernandez, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Finland Pre-meeting Resources Revised Annotated and Provisional agenda     uploaded on: 16, May 2018   Draft agenda of the 5th Annual meeting of the Committee of…

Over time, our oceans have increasingly become dumping grounds for different types of waste, including sewage, industrial waste, chemicals, plastics andlitter. An estimated 80% of marine pollution originates from land-based sources including wastewater and nutrients loadings. Worldwide, pollution…

Time: 08:30 AM TO 12:30 PM Venue: Conference Room 13 Chaired by: Janos Pasztor - Executive Director, Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative (C2G2) Pre-meeting Resources Workshop Agenda - uploaded on: 8, May 2018 Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative Approach  - …