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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
Kenya stages largest-ever ivory destruction as UN reaffirms ‘zero tolerance’ on poaching
As African leaders soundly rejected “those who think our natural heritage can be sold for money,” senior United Nations officials expressed support for Kenyan-led efforts to end illegal wildlife trade during a weekend ceremony in Nairobi where tonnes of elephant tusks and rhino horns were burned to protest poaching, which is pushing several iconic species to the brink of extinction.
Mon, 02 May 2016 13:46:51 EST
Nepal: UN continues to support sustainable post-disaster earthquake recovery
A year after a series of major earthquakes devastated large areas of Nepal, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners are continuing to support green and sustainable post-disaster recovery in the country.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EST
Right to adequate housing in India a matter of ‘urgency’ – UN expert
Expressing grave concern over a number of issues regarding the right to housing in India, an independent United Nations human rights expert today called on the Government for immediate attention and implementation of the right to ensure adequate housing for the most disadvantaged.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:49:49 EST
‘Today is an historic day,’ says Ban, as 175 countries sign Paris climate accord
As 175 world leaders signed the Paris Agreement at United Nations Headquarters today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the next critical step is to ensure that the landmark accord for global action on climate change enters into force as soon as possible.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:19:28 EST
‘We are in a race against time,’ says Ban, as leaders sign landmark Paris climate accord
With their signatures of the landmark Paris climate accord, “governments made a covenant with the future,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said at the end of a United Nations ceremony that saw the largest single-day turn-out for such an event, and which puts the world on a path towards low-carbon growth and a more sustainable future.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EST
UN says Paris Agreement on climate change must aim for long-term environmental stability
As global leaders prepare to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change tomorrow at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction today called on signatories to go beyond their existing commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions if the world is to avoid catastrophic future weather events.
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 16:35:31 EST
UN guidelines and new technologies boost efforts to help curb &#39ghost fishing&#39
International guidelines being developed by a United Nations agency and new technologies are expected to boost efforts to cut down levels of abandoned fish gear, which often continues to carry out the capture process, entangling fish and other marine animals in its nets, a phenomenon known as &#8220ghost fishing.&#8221
Thu, 21 Apr 2016 11:09:01 EST
With Global Goals agreed, UN focuses on what it will take to achieve sustainability targets by 2030
In a watershed moment for international cooperation, global political, business and civil society leaders are headed to New York where they will pledge fast action on the new United Nations sustainable development agenda and the landmark Paris climate agreement, to build on momentum from 2015 to create a better future for people and the planet.
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:24:39 EST
Fiji: humanitarian work ‘far from over’ two months after storm, UN reports
Marking two months since Tropical Cyclone Winston hit Fiji, the United Nations senior humanitarian official in the South Pacific has said that “work is far from over” and that there are significant needs for continued relief efforts.
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:55:07 EST
Deadly quakes in Japan and Ecuador spotlight need for rigorous structural safety standards – UN
The Head of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) said today that the deaths in Ecuador and the dozens of victims in Japan spotlighted a basic fact about earthquakes; that buildings, and not the shake itself, claim most lives.
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:19:29 EST