United Nations Environment Programme


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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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The Prime Minister made the statements while receiving, at the Gudaibiya Palace today, the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Erik Solheim, who is currently on a visit to the kingdom to discuss ways to enhance cooperation between Bahrain and UNEP in environmental and development fields.
ISLAMABAD -- Permanent Representative of Pakistan to United Nations Environment Programme, Raza Bashir Tarar has been unanimously re-elected as Vice Chair of Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) Bureau from Asia Pacific Group for period 2017-19.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Iraq won yesterday the post of Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations Environment Programme.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), High Commissioner Raza Bashir Tarar has been unanimously elected as vice chair of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) Bureau from the Asia Pacific Group.
Summary: Dubai Sustainable Cities Summit was organised by the DLD in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme.
Jaballah made his remarks to KUNA, on the sidelines of the first session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) of the United Nations Environment Programme.
Muscat, June 12 (ONA) The Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs concluded at the Crowne Plaza Hotel today a workshop on "Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals," in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, the United Nations Environment Programme, which lasted for three days with participation of a number of governmental agencies concerned in the area of chemicals.
ECO Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ECO-IEST) in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the University of Environment (UoE) and the Iranian Department of Environment (DoE), did plan to hold the workshop.
The Gobal Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2011 report, produced by the United Nations Environment Programme, showed that investment growth in the Middle East and Africa last year was up 104 per cent, with developing countries overtaking the developed for the first time.
Abu Dhabi is set to host the first 'Eye on Earth Summit' in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) this December.
Part of the United Nations Environment Programme, WED began in 1972 and has grown to become one of the main vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action.
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