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Environment ministers and high-level officials from over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to move towards a clean and green Asia-Pacific, one that is more resource efficient and pollution free at the first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summi
3 April 2017 – Global efforts to protect the climate and the ozone layer have received a boost with the first ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
Rome, 6 February 2017 - Italy's Environment Minister Gian Luca Galletti and Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment, today signed a new agreement to intensify collaboration on pressing environmental issues, such as clean energy and e
It might have been the ubiquitous image of Peanut the turtle with a six-pack ring wrapped around its middle that did it: its shell bent horribly out of shape as it g
Brussels, 20 December 2016 - Protecting the world's oceans from the rising threats of pollution, marine litter and overfishing will be a top cooperation priority for the European Commission and the UN Environment next year.
Nairobi, 20 December 2016 - UN Environment Deputy Executive Director, Ibrahim Thiaw and the Secretary-General of the African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, Patrick I.
18 December 2016 - Governments agreed on actions that will accelerate implementation of global biodiversity targets, and enhance the linkage of the biodiversity agenda with other global agendas including the Sustainable Developmen
In the early hours of 15 October 2016, the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer unanimously adopted the Kigali Amendment, paving the way for the reduction of powerful greenhouse gases - hydrofluorocarbons (HF
2 August, New York-The 193 Member States of the United Nations reached agreement today on the outcome document that will constitute the new sustainable development agenda that will be adopted this September by world leaders at the