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UN Environment Statement On Recognition Of The Right To A Healthy Environment

Saturday, 9 October 2021, 7:01 am | UNEP

The adoption of resolution on the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment by the UN Human Rights Council is a breakthrough moment for environmental justice. This right has been rooted in the 1972 Stockholm Declaration . Five decades later, ... More >>

MOSOP Coordinators Kick Against Planned Protest

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 12:49 pm | UNEP

The Kingdom Coordinators Forum of The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has dissociated itself from the planned protest by a faction of MOSOP led by Mr. Legborsi Saro Pyagbara. A statement signed by the Chairman of the Forum, Frank ... More >>

2nd Meeting Of Pacific Cetaceans Mou Signatories

Saturday, 25 July 2009, 1:18 pm | UNEP

Pacific Island states and territories are meeting in Auckland on 28-29 July, to agree a way forward to conserve the whales and dolphins (cetaceans) of the Pacific Islands Region. Many species in the region, such as the blue whale, the humpback whale, the ... More >>

UNEP Year Book 2009 Makes the Green Economy Case

Tuesday, 17 February 2009, 8:43 am | UNEP

Nairobi, 16 February 2009--The importance of realizing a Global Green New Deal and the urgent need for a transition to a low carbon and resource efficient Green Economy are spotlighted in the UNEP Year Book 2009, launched today at an international gathering ... More >>

Environmental Change Re-Draws Atlas of Africa

Wednesday, 11 June 2008, 10:50 am | UNEP

The Atlas, compiled on behalf of the ministers by the UN Environment Programme, underlines how development choices, population growth, climate change and, in some cases, conflicts are shaping and impacting the natural and nature-based assets of the region. More >>