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United Nations Environment Programme

An organization created by the United Nations and charged with providing assistance to developing countries and others in developing guidelines for sustainable environmental policies. It also publishes reports on the state of the environment and has had a significant role in the discussion of climate change. See also: Kyoto Protocol.
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Project Details : UNOPS is providing a variety of administrative support services to the UN Environment Programme while the organization is transitioning it s enterprise reporting platform to the new UN Secretariat platform known as UMOJA.
Fuelled by population growth, urbanization and rising consumption, the volumes of waste are likely to even double in lower-income African and Asian cities by 2030, warns the Global Waste Management Outlook, which was launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA).
The UN Environment Programme says creating more sustainable lifestyles is crucial: "By 2050, if current consumption and production patterns remain the same and with a rising population expected to reach 9.
The Arabian Gulf University (AGU) in collaboration with the Supreme Council for Environment, the UN Environment Programme and the UN Development Programme organised a one-day seminar within the framework of the academic chair of Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for Environmental Sciences.
Manama, Feb 24 (BNA) -- Supreme Council for Environment (SCE) in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme - Regional Office for West Asia, today organized the second national workshop for the project of modernization of national strategy and action plan for biodiversity, which will be held until 26 February 2015.
A UN Environment Programme report revealed that the world should achieve "carbon neutrality" by 2070.
The forum was organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA), in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation, Ministry of Environment, the Arab League and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
Administered by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in Geneva, its aim is to ensure that global trade in in close to 35,000 species of plants and animals does not threaten their survival.
Rapid changes in the global environment will increasingly effect operating costs, markets for products, the availability of raw materials and even the reputation of businesses, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) study claims.
The GC / GMEF of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) constitutes the ministerial-level global environmental forum where participants gather to review important and emerging policy issues in the field of environment.
In March, delegates from 70 countries met in Lyon, France with chiefs from Interpol and the UN Environment Programme to map out a strategy for cracking down on eco-crimes.
Under the 'Project Leaf', which is a partnership between the UN Environment Programme (Unep) and Interpol, with funding provided by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, the organizations will target criminals involved in illegal logging and timber trafficking.
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