The members of the Asia-Pacific group expressed their hope and encouragement to Executive Director Andersen to bring her vibrant and fair type of IUCN leadership to UNEP
, and for UNEP
to be a more results-oriented UN agency.
Executive Director welcomed the invitation and enhancing cooperation between the two sides.
They wanted UN presence in Gigiri lowered to a small regional office, with Unep
proper moved to Bonn, Germany.
official also said that it is truly heartening for him to note Pakistan taking all-out and vigorous steps in collaboration with relevant government and non-governmental departments, industry and academia to achieve the goal of Pakistan mercury-free by year 2020 and the country is well on tract towards the goal, ' Mr.
The ministry media focal person said that the climate change secretary told the senior UNEP
official, Dr Honda, that the ministry was just close to completion of the draft final report on an initial assessment of mercury in Pakistan and preparation of mercury inventory, reports about causes, sources and impacts of mercury in the country.
Sam Al said he is prepared to work with the UNEP
to adhere to UN agreements signed by the Kingdom.
, in cooperation with partners from the relevant entity ministries, the non-governmental organization CENER21 and the RS Institute for the Protection of Cultural, Historical and Natural Heritage is currently working on a project aimed at establishing eight new protected areas in BiH.
CIB has taken this initiative as part of its commitment to the UNEP
FI, having been a member of the platform since 2015.
will work with media to improve coverage of rights and encourage the private sector to champion environmental rights.
Thus, the entry this week of a new Unep
executive director, Erik Solheim, heralds some meaningful transformation in the way the world will treat ecological collapse.
With the Paris Agreement one of the most significant environmental agreements in recent decades, UNEA also agreed that UNEP
should accelerate support to countries, especially developing countries, to build national readiness capacity to implement the Agreement, build implementation capacity and capacity to access finance and technology.
Jacqueline Mc Glade, UNEP
's Chief Scientist, said today in Geneva that "we are also seeing the benefit of having INDC's at this moment on the table, because they fulfil some of the necessary conditions to support the sustainable development goals and that combination, I think, will drive the process much more quickly towards the low carbon economies".