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Fri 10/08/18
"If we want to protect forests and life on land, safeguard our oceans, create massive economic opportunities, prevent even more massive losses and improve the health and well-being of people and the planet, we have one simple option staring us in...
Tue 12/06/18
Last week, the United Nations in Nepal took a huge step forwards, towards a future of clean energy, with the installation of a solar-energy system at the UN House in the nation’s capital, Kathmandu. The new system, comprising of 426 photovoltaic (pv...
Fri 25/05/18
Nearly two weeks before World Environment Day, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund turned on its new solar power system as a green step towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and making the office compound energy efficient. This change...
Thu 11/01/18
The Corporate Environmental Responsibility (CER) Report 2017 monitors the environmental impacts of FAO’s facilities and operations in 2016, as well as reduction efforts implemented at headquarters and decentralized offices in 2017. 
Tue 19/12/17
Early in December, some 4,000 people including 110 Ministers and 2 Heads of State attended the 2017 United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). The overarching theme of this year’s UNEA was pollution, with the aim to deliver a number of commitments...
Thu 02/11/17
According to the latest edition of the Greening the Blue report, released today, a record number of United Nations entities – 39 – were climate neutral for 2016.  The Greening the Blue report, the UN’s annual report on its environmental impacts...
Thu 26/10/17
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable...
Fri 20/10/17
The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP23, 6 – 17 November) is designed to increase climate action and more sustainable development at all levels of society. The organizers of COP23 are walking the talk –the conference will be made sustainable...
Thu 03/08/17
On July 26th, the Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy, Hon. Kornelia Shilunga on behalf of the Hon. Obeth Kandjoze, officially launched the UN House solar panels alongside the City of Windhoek (CoW) and the UN System in Namibia (UN Namibia). The UN...
Thu 13/07/17
On July 12th, the United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU) announced that it has become a carbon neutral organization. Only one other credit union in the US with assets of more than $4 billion has achieved this status. Carbon neutrality - which...