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First Authors’ Meeting of GEO-6 for Youth, will be conducted under the supervision of selected experts involved in the main global assessment process. This interaction with senior figures in the global science community is aimed to inspire the GEO-6 for Youth authors and introduce them to global science-policy processes and collaborative mechanisms in policy consensus building.
La región de América Latina y el Caribe alberga una enorme biodiversidad y riqueza natural, que constituyen la base del bienestar y desarrollo de la región. No obstante, enfrenta desafíos ambientales de magnitud, degradación de suelos, perdida de biodiversidad, contaminación, vulnerabilidad al cambio climático y patrones insostenibles de producción y consumo.
A selected group of the Policy Effectiveness authors met at the Freie Universitaet in Berlin to advance the drafting of several elements of the Policy Effectiveness chapters of the sixth Global Environment Outlook in preparation for the final Intergovernmental review process.
UN Environment provided a formal briefing and an informal lunch session on the Lead Paint Alliance for Permanent Missions in Geneva as part of a Chemicals and Waste Briefing sponsored by the Geneva Environment Network. The briefing consisted of a panel of representatives from UN Environment, the World Health Organization, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, IPEN – a partner NGO of the…
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 group to join him for the biggest plastic cleanup campaign he had ever organized. The excitement was…
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
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
The Global Environment Outlook is produced periodically by UN Environment and gives a broad outline of where the global environment is heading. Five…
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 People's Day Above all, World Environment Day is the "people's day" for doing something to…
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.
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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 in coastal waters has increased exponentially during the last decades due to population growth and…
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