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Fri 12/07/13
The theme for World Environment Day this year was Think.Eat.Save - meaning reducing food waste and food loss. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), every year 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted. This is equivalent to the...
Mon 08/07/13
Celebrating the World Environment Day in MINUSTAH (United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti ) was an ideal opportunity to raise the environmental awareness of the Mission’s personnel, in particular about the recycling program implemented in the...
Fri 05/07/13
Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon yesterday opened the new 'UN City' in Copenhagen. UN City is to be the new UN premises and aims to be 'a cutting-edge, environmentally friendly hub'. The building has been made possible through the investment and...
Fri 28/06/13
Greening the Blue’s raison d'être is to provide UN staff with all the necessary information, advice and tools they need to affect change within their own organization. That’s why we were absolutely delighted to receive a letter from the Uruguayan...
Wed 19/06/13
The UN has launched the fourth edition of Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN – the annual progress report on the UN’s journey towards climate neutrality. This report details the UN’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2011 and some of the activities...
Tue 11/06/13
Birdie turned heads and caused a range of reactions wherever he went on Wednesday 5 June. People took photos, posed for photos, some just stared. There was no mistaking however, that Birdie was in the house.Birdie, who is City Hall’s official mascot...
Fri 07/06/13
Security Council resolution 2100, which established United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), is the first resolution to ask a peacekeeping mission to manage its own environmental impacts. 
Tue 28/05/13
IFAD have created a promotional video to showcase their new printing services that were introduced in in early 2013. The new service has been designed to simplify the process of placing printing orders, increase effectiveness and most importantly...
Wed 15/05/13
Greening the Blue has launched it's World Environment Day campaign for 2013. On 5 June, individuals and organizations around the world will be getting involved with activities to promote this year’s theme: food waste. Food waste is an often under-...
Thu 09/05/13
The UN in Iraq Goes Green: Taking a trip with the ‘Renewable Energy Travelling Roadshow’
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