United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

Type IGO
Website unenvironment.org
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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.

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UNEP · 24 November 2022 English

The Antimicrobial Resistance AMR Multi-Partner Trust Fund (AMR MPTF) was launched in June 2019 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) …


UNEP · 24 November 2022 English

When the United Kingdom Treasury approached Sir Partha Dasgupta in 2019 to carry out a review of the economics of biodiversity, the first time a finance ministry is believed to …


UNEP · 24 November 2022 English

My thanks to the Sultanate of Oman for hosting this, the 3rd High-level Ministerial Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance, or AMR. Welcome to the ministers in attendance, our colleagues in the …


UNEP · 24 November 2022 English

The United Nations and humanitarian partners in Kenya are appealing for US$472.6 million to help 4.3 million drought-affected people in 2023, in support of the Government-led response, as the crisis …


UNEP · 24 November 2022 English

New season, new styles, buy more, buy cheap, move on, throw away: the pollution, waste, and emissions of fast fashion are fueling the triple planetary crisis.The annual Black Friday sales …


UNEP · 23 November 2022 English

The massive explosion that ripped through Beirut’s port in August 2020 left behind a tangled mess of concrete, metal and broken glass. The force of the blast, in which a …


UNEP · 23 November 2022 English

Dr. Purnima Devi Barman, this year’s Champion of the Earth for Entrepreneurial Vision, was only a child when she developed an affinity for the stork, a bird that was to …


UNEP · 22 November 2022 English

In negotiations that went down to the wire over the weekend, countries reached a historic decision to establish and operationalize a loss and damage fund, particularly for nations most vulnerable …


UNEP · 22 November 2022 English

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced its 2022 Champions of the Earth, honouring a conservationist, an enterprise, an economist, a women’s rights activist, and a wildlife biologist for their …


UNEP · 22 November 2022 English

Constantino Aucca Chutas’ interest in conservation began more than three decades ago with the fieldwork he did as a biology student in Cusco, Peru.At the time, the breath-taking slopes of …


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