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  1. The Netherlands commits 12 million euros to UN Environment
    The Netherlands commits 12 million euros to UN Environment 28 Sep 2016

    The government of the Netherlands and UN Environment today signed a new agreement to strengthen cooperation, with the Netherlands committing 12 million euros to the Environment Fund for the years 2016-2017

    Europe,Finance,Policy
  2. Ban Ki-moon's climate resilience initiative to mobilize climate action for sustainable development
    Ban Ki-moon's climate resilience initiative to mobilize climate action for sustainable development 26 Sep 2016

    Partners of a new UN-led platform to mobilize and accelerate action on climate resilience agreed today to move ahead with plans that will help meet the needs of a growing global population that is being impacted by climate change

    Worldwide,Policy
  3. More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection
    More good news for oceans as Italy pledges millions of euros for sea protection 19 Sep 2016

    Italy's Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land and Sea committed 4.5 million euro in new funds for the protection of the sea through UN Environment's Mediterranean Action Plan

    Europe,Policy
  4. Kenya commits to restore 5.1 million hectares of land based on new National Opportunity Maps
    Kenya commits to restore 5.1 million hectares of land based on new National Opportunity Maps 12 Sep 2016

    Kenya announced a significant commitment to restore 5.1 million hectares of land, nearly 9 percent of its total landmass.

    Africa,Policy
  5. Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage
    Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage 26 Aug 2016

    Ambassador Peter Thomson, President-elect of the United National General Assembly, signalled that unlocking finance for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a key challenge of our times

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  6. Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics
    Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics 4 Aug 2016

    A guide to where you’ll find responsibly-sourced FSC forest products at the Rio Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games

    South America,Policy,Agriculture,Sports
  7. Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol
    Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol 1 Aug 2016

    197 parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer laid the groundwork for an amendment to the protocol in 2016

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  8. World leaders meet in Bonn to inspire global action on forest landscape restoration
    World leaders meet in Bonn to inspire global action on forest landscape restoration 26 Jul 2016

    Today in Bonn, Germany, Barbara Hendricks, Germany’s Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, is convening the inaugural meeting of a high-level international initiative to protect forests

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  9. WRI welcomes Dr. Liz Goodwin OBE as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste
    WRI welcomes Dr. Liz Goodwin OBE as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste 1 Jul 2016

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) announced today that Dr. Liz Goodwin will join the organization as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  10. Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola
    Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola 6 Jun 2016

    United Nations environment chief, Achim Steiner, met Angolan officials on Sunday to celebrate World Environment Day 2016 and address environmental challenges in the southern African nation

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture

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