United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

Type IGO
Website unenvironment.org
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Twitter
Year founded 1972
Location Nairobi Kenya Kenya
Budget USD >100M
Functions Advocacy, Fieldwork, Research
Funding sources Governments or multi-govt organizations
Tags environment energy climate water agriculture and food sustainability and sustainable development
See also United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030, UNEP-WCMC
Summary The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.


Flag this organization

Collections

Publications

UNEP · 23 June 2022

Hollywood legend Pierce Brosnan has launched a video appeal drawing attention to plastic’s long lifespan and the need to manage its disposal in environmentally sound ways.In the video Brosnan, star …


UNEP · 23 June 2022

Diving is a great underwater experience to explore the beauty and nature that lie beneath the ocean. This pastime, however, can have a profound impact on coral reefs and marine …


UNEP · 22 June 2022

While many use paint to cover the blemishes on their walls, each coat they apply could end up leaving a stain on the planet. Despite legally binding controls in 87 …


UNEP · 22 June 2022

Mumbai June 22, 2022: In commemoration of the World Environment Day and the World Oceans Day, Reliance Games have come up with a unique initiative to raise awareness regarding the …


UNEP · 21 June 2022

H.E. Mr. Huang Runqiu, Minister of Ecology and Environment of the People’s Republic of China and the President of COP 15,CBD Executive Secretary, Ms. Elizabeth Maruma Mrema,Co-Chairs of the Working …


UNEP · 21 June 2022

War in Europe, economic turmoil and the impacts of COVID-19 have dominated global headlines in 2022. But climate change, biodiversity and nature loss, and pollution and waste – our triple …


UNEP · 21 June 2022

The Mayors and Communities of Greenville and Rosedale, Mississippi Join Host of Cities Along Mississippi River in Effort to Tackle Plastic Pollution.Greenville, Mississippi, June 11, 2022 – The Mississippi River …


UNEP · 20 June 2022

Let me begin by congratulating you on ten years of the Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative, or PSI. This, the largest collaboration between the United Nations and the insurance industry, …


UNEP · 20 June 2022

The world is not on track to meet any of its water-related Sustainable Development Goals. To turn this situation around, countries need more finance to accelerate action on freshwater ecosystems, …


UNEP · 19 June 2022

The 2021-2022 meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (BRS COPs) come to a close today after marathon proceedings that begun with the …


View more