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 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.
He also worked as an Advisor for the UN Environmental Programme, he added.
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.
Two months ago the Minamata Convention on mercury, a treaty agreed by the UN Environmental Programme, committed itself to reducing mercury use worldwide, including in dentistry.
Among them are the UN Environmental Programme, International Union for Conservation of Nature, International Wide Life Fund and Disney Nature.
The UN Environmental Programme said Wednesday that that goal has moved further out of reach and temperatures will rise by 3-5 deg C on current reduction pledges.
Strengthening the institutional framework for sustainable development,in the context of the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on sustainable development and thinking about ways to improve stakeholder participation.
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