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Mon 21/02/11
The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the Green Economy Report at its annual gathering of the world's environment ministers. The ground-breaking study outlines the public policy choices, urgent actions and investments needed to a global...
Thu 17/02/11
The third annual Global Model United Nations Conference organized by the United Nations Department of Public Information will be held in Incheon, Republic of Korea from 10 - 14 August, 2011. The theme of the 2011 conference will be “Sustainable...
Mon 07/02/11
The United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace, based in Japan, is inviting applications for the 2011 postgraduate programme, the Master of Science in Sustainability, Development, and Peace.
Thu 03/02/11
On Tuesday 2 February 2011 the UN International Year of Forests was officially launched. The aim of the year is to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests. Greening the Blue...
Thu 03/02/11
Greening the Blue was recently approached by an intern who spent the summer working at UNHQ and wanted to share her experiences. Intrigued, we asked her to write an article for the website. Here it is:Interning at the UNHQ and living in New York...
Tue 01/02/11
From London to Sydney, New York and Singapore, people across the world will be joining WWF on 26 March 2011 to switch off their lights. It’s a reminder to us all that we only have one planet Earth. And it’s an urgent message that we want to reduce...
Fri 28/01/11
Long shifts at the wheel on rutted tracks or through the mud are all in a day’s work for a WFP driver. Whether transporting staff or supplies in the field, trawling through city traffic, or crossing deserts to visit remote project sites, WFP’s...
Tue 25/01/11
Rising oil prices, tighter environmental legislation and growing consumer awareness are already making their mark on one of the most carbon hungry industries of them all - the motor industry. In a sign of the times, vehicle manufacturers are now...
Wed 12/01/11
Just over three years ago ICAO launched its first Environmental Report, which brought together a vast array of information regarding aviation and environmental protection. Building on the success of the 2007 report, ICAO has launched a second report...
Mon 20/12/10
Global environmental problems sometimes appear to be beyond our control as individuals. The reality is that UN staff can contribute a lot in their day-to-day lives to building a more sustainable world – beginning in their own organizations.
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