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Thu 13/03/14
This story first appeared on: http://www.un.org.me/news/942/127/UN-AGENCIES-UNDER-ONE-ROOF-IN-MONTENEGRO President of Montenegro Filip Vujanović and Deputy UN Secretary-General Jan Eliasson officially opened the UN Eco building, the first of its...
Thu 06/03/14
Blessing Ezeibe-Nweke, head of administration of Ethiopia's Country Office (CO), was reviewing Ethiopia's latest greenhouse gas footprints when she noticed a conspicuous trend – carbon emissions were on the rise. When Blessing told country director...
Thu 27/02/14
The United Nations today released details of its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 2012 in the 5th annual edition of the publication - Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN. The report provides details on the emissions from 64 UN system organizations...
Wed 19/02/14
The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has overcome several logistical challenges to enable access to drinking water in the north of the country.
Wed 12/02/14
As part of a global effort to mobilize action and ambition on climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is inviting Heads of State and Government along with business, finance, civil society and local leaders to a Climate Summit in...
Wed 05/02/14
The new headquarters of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on the UN Campus in Bonn, Germany, has seen a 60% reduction in its electricity consumption following extensive renovations.
Wed 29/01/14
UNOPS has been awarded the prestigious ISO 14001 certification, recognizing the organization’s commitment to protecting the environment when managing construction sites. UNOPS implements a wide range of development projects in some of the world’s...
Wed 22/01/14
With the beginning of 2014, the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) saw the implementation of a new catering contract. Preparations for this tender started as early as 2012 with the objective of incorporating a number of green requirements and to...
Wed 15/01/14
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is using its influence to ensure its suppliers are doing all they can to reduce their environmental footprint. 2013 saw the launch of UNFPA’s Green Procurement Strategy which introduces an environmental...
Thu 09/01/14
They may not have won, but the two other finalists in the greening category of the 2013 edition of the UN 21 awards also deserve a mention.Modular Waste Water Treatment Plants in the fieldA milestone towards the greening of peacekeeping missions was...
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