Held under the theme “The Tipping Point: Sustained stability in the next economy,” the 13th Global Roundtable took place in Washington D.C. between 19-20 October, 2011. It cast a spotlight…
A Chemical-safe Future: ICCM4 assesses past and present and prepares for next five critical years The fourth session of the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4) kicks off in Geneva…
New UNEP Report Spells Out Green Economy Benefits for Indonesia’s People and Biodiversity Footage copyright Madeleine Hardus. For broadcast media use only.
Deforestation Costs Kenyan Economy Billions Each Year & Increases Water Shortage Threat A new economic study by the UN Environment Programme and the Republic of Kenya shows that deforestation…
UNEP Goodwill Ambassador and Chinese film star Li Bing Bing is featured in an outreach initiative from UNEP/CITES which aims to reduce demand for ivory and rhino horn. This launch coincides with the…
It's not every day you see an international supermodel squaring up to a Hollywood actor. But as the countdown to World Environment Day (WED) on June 5th begins, Gisele Bündchen and Don…
In 2010, the eyes of the world were on Rwanda as it hosted World Environment Day (WED). As part of the event, the WED Global Community was given three wild baby gorillas to name. In this 3-part diary,…
Access to clean, reliable energy powers economies, lights up homes, hospitals and schools, and improves lives and livelihoods. Yet around the world one billion people lack access to electricity, and…
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