Proposed themes for the 2017 UN Environment Assembly

Over 100 Member States submitted their inputs regarding the proposed themes for the Third Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly. Both the Committee of Permanent Representatives Bureau and the UN Environment Assembly Bureau decided that Pollution will be the focus for the 2017 Environment Assembly.



UN Environment calls on all the Member States and the accredited Major Groups and Stakeholders to submit further inputs on how the 2017 UN Environment Assembly should address pollution.Also submit your suggestions on the prefered title for the theme on pollution.


Inputs from the Member States 

African Group: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to clean the planet)       uploaded on: Sunday, December 04, 2016

Australia: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to clean the planet)       uploaded on: Friday, December 02, 2016

Brazil: Statement in support of theme one with the title (It’s time to clean our planet: reversing the curve on pollution)     uploaded on: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

China: Statement in support of theme one with the title (It’s time to clean our planet: reversing the curve on pollution). - Chinese version     uploaded on: Monday, November 28, 2016

Costa Rica: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to detoxify the world)     uploaded on: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Dominican Republic: Statement in support of theme two (Planet 2.0: how to prepare the planet for 3 degrees and 9 billion people)        uploaded on: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

European Union and Member States: Statement on the 2017 UN Environment Assembly themes     uploaded on: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Holy See: Statement on the proposed themes for the 2017 UN Environment Assembly       uploaded on: Friday, November 25, 2016

Japan: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to detoxify the world)     uploaded on: Monday, November 28, 2016 

Mongolia: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to detoxify the world)     uploaded on: Friday, December 2, 2016

Norway: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to detoxify the world)     uploaded on: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Peru: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to detoxify the world)      uploaded on: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Singapore: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to detoxify the world)      uploaded on: Thursday, November 17, 2016

Switzerland: Statement in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to detoxify the world)     uploaded on: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Turkey: Statement in support of theme two (Planet 2.0: how to prepare the planet for 3 degrees and 9 billion people)     uploaded on: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

United States of America: Statment in support of theme one (Pollution free planet: delivering a deal to detoxify the world)      uploaded on: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Inputs from the Accredited Major Groups and Stakeholders