North America

UN Environment’s North America Office is working to support prosperity, build resilience and boost resource efficiency in the U.S. and Canada.

The Challenge
North America is rich in wilderness, biodiversity and natural beauty. The region is a global leader in innovation and action.

The U.S. and Canada face growing environmental challenges—including climate change, marine debris and unsustainable production and consumption.

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What you can do

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North America Office

United Nations Environment 
900 17th Street, NW, Suite 506 
Washington, D.C. 20006

UN Environment’s New York Office is a devoted bridge builder, specialized in establishing and maintaining critical links with the UN Secretariat, UN organizations and entities headquartered in New York, Permanent Missions to the UN, civil society organizations, academic institutions and others.

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