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  1. UNESCO celebrates World Oceans Day
    UNESCO celebrates World Oceans Day 2 Jun 2016

    In the aftermath of the Paris Agreement on climate change adopted in December 2015, UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission will highlight the crucial role of the ocean in controlling the planet’s climate

    Policy,COP 22
  2. Pact of Amsterdam makes EIB a key player in the Urban Agenda for the EU
    Pact of Amsterdam makes EIB a key player in the Urban Agenda for the EU 31 May 2016

    Ministers from across the EU signed the Pact of Amsterdam today, putting the European Investment Bank at the heart of the drive to build sustainable communities through local and regional governments

    Finance,Policy,Smart Cities
  3. EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement
    EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement 26 May 2016

    Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest internationally owned public bank, will this week lead a high-level delegation on an official visit to China

    Asia,Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  4. Opening Remarks by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening Plenary of the Second UNEA
    Opening Remarks by UNEP Executive Director at the Opening Plenary of the Second UNEA 23 May 2016

    Since we gathered for UNEA-1, the environment has shifted from the margins of attention to the center of global decision making

    Africa,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. Statement by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on the UN Environment Assembly
    Statement by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on the UN Environment Assembly 10 May 2016

    Statement by His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta on the Second Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) read at statehouse on 10 May 2016

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  6. Head of UNEP and Kenyan Foreign Secretary engage students, civil society ahead of UNEA
    Head of UNEP and Kenyan Foreign Secretary engage students, civil society ahead of UNEA 9 May 2016

    UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner today delivered a lecture entitled "Green Pathways to a Sustainable Future" at the Strathmore Business School in Nairobi on the role of the upcoming UN Environment Assembly

    Africa,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. Africa: On the Road to UNEA
    Africa: On the Road to UNEA 3 May 2016

    The need to sustainably harness Africa's vast reserves of natural capital was among the top issues discussed by the ministers of the environment and high level officials from more than 40 African countries at a major conference on the environment in April

    Africa,Policy
  8. Adrian Grenier, President Toledo of Peru confirmed as One Young World Environment Summit counsellors 25 Apr 2016

    A list of global figures will lend their stature and counsel to young leaders at the One Young World Environment Summit, which takes place May 19-21 in Tucson at the University of Arizona’s Biosphere 2

    Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  9. UN Environment Programme Executive Director Statement on Paris Agreement Signing
    UN Environment Programme Executive Director Statement on Paris Agreement Signing 22 Apr 2016

    UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner released the following statement on the occasion of the opening day for the signing of the Paris Agreement

    North America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  10. Paris Agreement signing marks critical step for global climate efforts
    Paris Agreement signing marks critical step for global climate efforts 20 Apr 2016

    The record number of countries set to sign the Paris Agreement in New York on 22 April signals the next step towards the Agreement coming into force and a critical juncture in a global effort to ensure lasting hopes for sustainable developm

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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