United Nations
Environment Programme
Date: Monday, November 21, 2016
What Does Climate Change Mean for Rural Livelihoods and Food Security?
Kabul, Afghanistan – Climate change in Afghanistan is not an uncertain, “potential” future risk but a very real, present threat whose impacts have already been felt by millions of farmers and pastoralists across the country. In the...
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Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
World Food Day Celebrations in Juba, South Sudan
Juba – In commemoration of World Food Day 2016, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN Environment in South Sudan, in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS), held a public...
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Date: Monday, October 24, 2016
UN Day Celebrations in South Sudan
Juba – UN Environment’s office in South Sudan, along with other UN entities, participated in the 71st Commemoration of United Nations Day celebration in Juba. More than 1,000 people gathered at the event including students, faith-...
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Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
#LivetoTell: Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction in Action
Geneva – As part of its global goal of advocating on the benefits of ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction, UN Environment has been working in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries. Operating on the ground with communities...
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Date: Monday, October 10, 2016
UN Environment continues to support the people of Haiti
Port-au-Prince –  Hurricane Matthew has had a devastating effect on the Grand Sud region of Haiti, where UN Environment has been working for the past six years. The region remains cut off from the rest of the country a week after...
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Date: Friday, October 7, 2016
South Sudan Interim Cooperation Framework of the United Nations Launched with Determination to Strengthen UNCT Work with Government and Partners
South Sudan – The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in South Sudan, along with government leaders and other partners officially launched the Interim Cooperation Framework (ICF) in Juba Grand. The Interim Cooperation Framework is...
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Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Afghanistan Resilience Consortium Advocates for Eco-DRR and Climate Change Adaptation at Brussels Conference
Kabul, Afghanistan – The Afghanistan Resilience Consortium (ARC) today released a position paper for the Brussels Conference calling on Afghanistan and international partners to allocate greater political, technical, and financial...
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Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016
Afghanistan Celebrates International Day of Peace 2016
Bamyan, Afghanistan - To celebrate the International Day of Peace, UN Environment and Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) hosted their 8th annual Peace Trek in the Koh-e Baba mountains of Bamyan. Students,...
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Date: Sunday, September 4, 2016
Natural Infrastructure for Business: A Win-Win Solution Within Reach
Honolulu – UN Environment and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, along with partners including Wetlands International, ARCADIS and Shell, recently launched their new training course on Natural Infrastructure for...
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Date: Sunday, September 4, 2016
Newly launched: Lessons on ecosystem-based solutions from around the world
Honolulu – The Partnership on Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) network is pleased to announce the release of its new book, “Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice”. The book was launched at...
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