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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According to UN Environmental Programme (UNEP), more than 8 million tons of plastic is being dumped in the ocean every year.
The Congress was also informed that WILPF has applied for membership with the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP).
The said study was endorsed in 2008 by the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP), International Labor Organization (ILO), International Organization of Employers (IOE) and the International Trade Union Council (ITUC).
Kenya hosts the UN Environmental Programme, headquartered at Gigiri, on the outskirts of Nairobi.
'The UN Environmental Programme in 2006 reported that persistent drought and ravages of the rapidly growing human population have decimated it.''
The UN Environmental Programme and the UN Human Settlements Programme are headquartered in Kenya.
UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner said that the disappearance of individual species threatens biodiversity, and by extension, the life support systems on the planet.
At 14, Basu became global coordinator for the UN Environmental Programme for Children and Youth.
The award, a joint initiative of the UN Environmental Programme and Freeland, was given last May 20 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) has painted a dismal picture of Belize's current sewage-treatment facilities.
Historically the Sahel has been characterised by strong climatic variations and irregular rainfalls, which pose two of the biggest obstacles to food security and poverty reduction in the region, according to the UN Environmental Programme. Things have gotten worse in recent decades, experts say.
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