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Mon 30/03/15
The United Nations went dark on Saturday evening as the Organization shut off the lights at its iconic Headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of 'Earth Hour,' an annual global event raising awareness...
Wed 25/03/15
It’s time! Once again UNEP seeks to make the biggest global call and mobilization for action on 5 June, World Environment Day (WED).  And YOU have the chance to decide what our slogan will be.The theme this year focuses on how the well-being of...
Tue 24/03/15
With extreme weather and changing climatic patterns taking a heavier toll on the planet, mitigating and adapting to them remains “among the great tests of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday, as he stressed the need for timely,...
Thu 26/02/15
In 2013, the United Nations emitted about 1.7 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent - the same as 155,109 homes in the United States - according to the organization's annual publication dedicated to reporting its own impact on climate change. The sixth...
Mon 23/02/15
  In just three months since launching, more than 30% of UNEP staff have completed the Greening the Blue tutorial on sustainabiity management and they're giving it rave reviews. The tutorial - which was developed by UNEP in partnership...
Thu 12/02/15
IFAD has flipped the switch to power up the solar panels on the rooftop of their headquarter offices in Rome.
Tue 10/02/15
Climate change is one of the biggest global challenges we face, and tackling this issue requires completely rethinking the way we live, work and do business.
Mon 19/01/15
The World Bank, a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world, supplemented its web-based 2014 sustainability report with a stand-alone index of sustainability indicators tagged with the eXtensible...
Tue 14/10/14
More than 100 colleagues from the Rome based UN Agencies were joined by friends and family to do their bit for Clean Up The World Day on Saturday 27 September Armed with gloves, shovels and rakes, staff from IFAD, FAO, WFP, IDLO and Bioversity...
Tue 30/09/14
UNFCCC has launched a new website www.climateneutralnow.org where individuals and businesses can pledge to go climate neutral by December 2015.Launching the website, Christiana Figueres Executive Secretary of the UN Climate Change Secretariat, has...
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