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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 visit of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) delegation came on the same day as the International Day for the Protection of the Ozone Layer.
The National Coordinator of United Nations Environment Program in Pakistan Jawaid Ali Khan informed the participants of the workshop that the Ministry of Climate Change in collaboration with United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and EU-Switch Asia has initiated a program in Pakistan on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) titled "Strengthening Pakistan's National Policy Frameworks to Facilitate Resource Efficiency and Sustainable Consumption and Production".
Source: United Nations Environment Program, United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O.
Recently, for example, the head of the United Nations Environment Program, Klaus Toepfer, was interviewed by China's official Xinhuanet news agency, which reported: "Some analysts have argued that without the United States the Kyoto Protocol is more dead than alive.
The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) released figures showing that 2004 was the costliest year on record for worldwide hurricane and other weather-related damage.
It also suggested engaging the United Nations Environment Program in regional projects for cooperation.
Working for the United Nations Environment Program, scientists are basing the prediction on data from the Indian Ocean Experiment, which accumulated its findings from observations made from ships, aircraft and satellites.
NNA - Caretaker Minister of the Environment, Tarek Al-Khatib, welcomed at his office in the Ministry, the Director and Regional Representative of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) - West Asia Office, Sami Damasi, heading a delegation of the program, with talks touching on the Ministry of Environment's implemented projects and those under implementation.
The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) is an international institution that coordinates United Nations environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
This came at the conclusion of the activities of the training workshop held by the commission at its headquarters in Jeddah recently about the effective management of marine reserves in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Program and with the participation of specialists and officials of the management of marine reserves in all member states of the commission which includes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Djibouti, Sudan and Somalia.
The United Nations Environment Program and the Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles praised the planned phase-out of leaded gasoline in Indonesia.
Commissioned by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), this report assesses the level of contamination at five industrial sites in Iraq.
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