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Fri 30/05/14
On World Environment Day 2014, the United Nations Volunteers programme and the Environment Unit in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) are calling on all Mission staff to hand in their...
Tue 27/05/14
Andy Cole, Climate Neutral Officer at the World Food Programme, explains the dramatic impact awareness raising efforts have had in reducing WFP’s greenhouse gas emissions and costs in Senegal, and outlines the steps necessary to running a successful...
Wed 07/05/14
Greening the Blue is today launching it's campaign in support of World Environment Day 2014. The theme for WED 2014 is Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the context of climate change. We are therefore inviting every UN staff member to raise...
Wed 30/04/14
UNEP Goodwill Ambassadors Gisele Bündchen, Don Cheadle, Ian Somerhalder and Yaya Touré are sending an SOS to the world on behalf of Small Island Developing States, the 2014 WED Theme. Learn more! Their message in the bottle: "We are all connected....
Wed 23/04/14
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has praised the commitment by small islands in the Pacific to low-carbon development and urged them to continue their ambitious efforts to combat climate change and spur other nations to come to a binding...
Wed 16/04/14
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the findings of a long-awaited United Nations report on the mitigation of climate change released earlier today in Berlin and urged all countries “to act swiftly and boldly” to reach a “global, ambitious and...
Thu 10/04/14
Meat was off the menu at UNOG last month in order to promote an international initiative which has not only environmental benefits but health ones too. For the International Day without Meat and in the context of the Greening the Blue, all...
Fri 04/04/14
UN staff, diplomats and citizens of Geneva gathered at Palais des Nations on 21 March, the International Day of Forests, for a dance performance advocating the linkages between sustainable fashion and sustainable forest management.
Tue 01/04/14
The effects of climate change are already occurring in all continents and across the oceans, and the world, for the most part, is ill-prepared for their risks, says a United Nations report issued today, which also warns that while action can be...
Wed 26/03/14
In new estimates released yesterday, WHO reports that in 2012 around 7 million people died - one in eight of total global deaths – as a result of air pollution exposure. This finding more than doubles previous estimates and confirms that air...
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