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Fri 20/08/10
How will climate change affect the lives of ordinary people in low-income countries? How will this affect the nature of the UN's work? What might the UN look like in 2030? Unsurprisingly, there are no straightforward answers to these questions. But...
Thu 19/08/10
Humanitarian action and relief efforts save lives and provide essential aid in the aftermath of natural disasters, conflicts and other crisis.
Wed 11/08/10
The United Nations has a reputation for encouraging private sector organizations to practice sustainable development and pursue environmentally-friendly policies. In turn, many businesses now report on their sustainability performances through a...
Tue 10/08/10
In response to demand from our supporters, Greening the Blue is proud to announce the launch of a stand alone resources tab.
Wed 04/08/10
An informal poll on the UN’s new Greening the Blue website shows that a majority of visitors to the site are in favor of the UN purchasing offsets. 59% of respondents replied ‘Yes’ to the question “Should the UN purchase carbon offsets?”, whilst 41...
Wed 28/07/10
Thousands of hectares of mountainous forest in north-eastern Tanzania have been preserved through a project managed by the United Nations Development Programme. The Eastern Arc Mountains project, financed by the Global Environment Facility,...
Thu 22/07/10
Beth Pe’Och from UNOG has written an article in UN Special about office plants and their value to our well-being.She cites several pieces of research and reports which highlight the positive impacts that indoor plants can have on health, in reducing...
Wed 21/07/10
The US Mission to the UN in Geneva will be greening their grounds in August with the help from nine carefully selected landscape architecture students. The collaborative project is sponsored by the US mission and the American Society of Landscape...
Wed 21/07/10
The University for Peace Centre for Executive Education is returning to London to offer a two-day intensive workshop on sustainable organizations on 7-8 October 2010.
Wed 07/07/10
The Greening the Blue Facebook tab was released today and can be seen in action on UNEP's Facebook page. The tab highlights the key features of Greening the Blue and show's what's happening to create a more sustainable United Nations.
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