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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
UN labour agency declares world of work essential to greening the economy
The world does not have to choose between job creation and preserving the environment, the head of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) declared today at the first-ever joint meeting of European Union ministers of the environment and labour.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:42:10 EST
Ban appoints former Irish President Mary Robinson as special envoy for climate change
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former Irish President Mary Robinson as his Special Envoy for Climate Change to mobilize political will and action ahead of the climate summit that the United Nations chief will convene in September.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:49:15 EST
‘Time is not on our side’, says Ban, hailing new report on curbing carbon emissions
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, introducing a new United Nations-backed report outlining pathways major industrial economies can use to cut their carbon emissions by mid-century, called today for broad cooperation and “bold” action or the world will face dangerous and irreversible climate disruption.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:14:17 EST
FEATURE: Should international refugee law accommodate climate change?
Can the United Nations help to protect people seeking safety abroad if their homes and jobs are destroyed by prolonged drought, rising sea levels or other climate change-related phenomena in the same way as if they were displaced by war or human rights abuses? The short answer, today anyway, is no.
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:35:51 EST
UN initiative strengthens drought monitoring and early warning in Asia-Pacific
Although drought is a “silent killer” in Asia and the Pacific, access to scientific information and knowledge remain a challenge for many countries in the region, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said today at a milestone forum on drought monitoring and early warning.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:30:38 EST
UN reports on new roadmap to boost small-scale, family forest producers
If small-scale forest and farm producers joined to form producer organizations, they could increase forest productivity and improve livelihoods of local communities, the United Nations agricultural agency and its partners today reported.
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:58:48 EST
UN chief &#39adopts&#39 lion cub to support efforts against wildlife trafficking
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today adopted a lion cub in Nairobi National Park as a sign of support for efforts against the trafficking of animals around the world, following a week of high-level United Nations discussions on the environment.
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EST
Saying ‘change is in the air,’ Ban urges new UN body to galvanize global sustainability agenda
With the close of the Millennium Development Goal era just months away, and work already beginning on a successor agenda to reign in poverty and put the planet on a sustainable course before it is too late, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today the “timing could not be better” for the launch of a strong UN body tackling all issues relating to the environment.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:59:55 EST
Plastic waste causes $13 billion in annual damage to marine ecosystems, says UN agency
Concern is growing over widespread plastic waste that is threatening marine life – with conservative yearly estimates of $13 billion in financial damage to marine ecosystems, according to two reports issued at the inaugural meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:19:10 EST
Ahead of Samoa conference, island nations gather in New York to discuss partnership opportunities
Preparations are well underway for a United Nations conference on the challenges and opportunities of partnering with small island developing States, a top UN organizing official today said as representatives are gathering in New York to agree on what will be the outcome of the conference.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:50:28 EST