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United Nations Environment Programme Feed
Peru: UN experts warn indigenous peoples’ rights at risk if polluted land re-licensed
Two United Nations human rights experts warned today against the proposed re-licensing of heavily polluted land in the Department of Loreto region of Peru, saying the move would perpetuate and exacerbate serious violations of human rights of indigenous peoples, including their right to health, food and water.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:17:06 EST
COP20: Ban Ki-moon hails delegates for paving way to &#39meaningful&#39 climate agreement
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has hailed the outcome of a United Nations-backed climate conference recently concluded in Lima, Peru, praising delegates for setting the groundwork for a more conclusive agreement to be reached in 2015, a spokesperson for the Organization today announced.<P>
Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EST
Central America drought turning into humanitarian crisis, UN warns
A prolonged drought in Central America is turning into a humanitarian crisis for nearly two and a half million people affected by food insecurity in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned today.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 12:53:34 EST
‘The more we delay, the more we will pay,’ says Ban, urging action on climate
The more action that is taken today on climate change, the more likely countries will push for stronger agreements tomorrow, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a high-level meeting today at the UN Climate Change Conference, known also as the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 20).
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:33:53 EST
‘Only by acting together’ will world transform climate challenge into opportunity – Ban
Only by acting together will world leaders transform the climate challenge into an opportunity to fundamentally rethink how we grow our economies and create a safer, healthier, more liveable world, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:02:00 EST
At Lima climate talks, UN launches new coalition to promote renewable energy
The launch of a new coalition spearheaded by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and focused on boosting renewable energy usage around the world was announced today as Member States head into the final three-day stretch of a major UN climate conference in Lima, Peru aimed at tackling the imminent threat of climate change.
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:17:52 EST
Ban urges Lima conference to agree draft text as basis for 2015 climate deal
Urging the 20th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to &#8220act now,&#8221 UN officials in Lima, Peru stressed today that fully tackling the impacts of man-made climate change requires a transformation &#8211 not mere &#8220tinkering&#8221 with past agreements and pledges.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:35:55 EST
Earth at ‘tipping point,’ UN General Assembly President warns, urging climate reform
Planet earth is “moving towards the tipping point” warned the President of the United Nations General Assembly at UN climate talks in Peru, where he called for world leaders to take urgent action towards a climate agreement that promotes socio-economic development in a sustainable manner.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:14:23 EST
‘We will provide whatever is needed,’ UN pledges response to Philippines typhoon
The United World Food Programme (WFP) announced today that it is &#8220working flat-out&#8221 to support the Philippines Government&#39s humanitarian response to Typhoon Hagupit which could impact more than 30 million people.
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EST
UN report urges more funds for climate change adaptation, warns on temperature rise
Despite public funding of climate change adaptation measures reaching as high as $26 billion in 2012-2013, a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report predicts a significant funding gap after 2020 unless new and additional finance for adaptation is made available.
Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:27:41 EST