Date: Friday, January 6, 2017
Water, vital for life and sustainable growth in Sudan
Sudan – Water is central to a growing nation. Depending on its scarcity, it can help or hamper sustainable development. In Sudan, a country that is half desert or semi-desert, the issue of freshwater availability is critical. Much...
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Date: Monday, December 12, 2016
Promoting gender responsive approaches to natural resource management for peacebuilding
Khartoum – UN Environment, UN Women and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today signed a joint project document for promoting gender responsive approaches to natural resources management for peacebuilding in North Kordofan.  The...
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Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016
National Capacity Self-Assessment Consultation Workshop
Juba, South Sudan – The Ministry of Environment and Forestry on behalf of the Government of South Sudan has initiated the GEF National Capacity Self-Assessment project with the technical support of PCDMB/UNEP South Sudan Office. In...
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Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016
South Sudan prepares for first State of Environment and Outlook Report
South Sudan – UN Environment’s South Sudan Office, in collaboration with the national Ministry of Environment and Forestry, held an inception workshop with stakeholders on 30th Nov 2016 in Juba for South Sudan’s first ever State of...
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Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Addressing Climate Change Issues in South Sudan
Juba, South Sudan –  The National Ministry of Environment and Forestry of the Republic of South Sudan in collaboration with UN Environment held a one-day consultation workshop for preparation of the Initial National Communication...
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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, November 8, 2016
The Human Right to Water
Water is essential to human health, livelihoods and sustainable poverty alleviation. For conflict-affected countries, safe access to water and sanitation plays a critical role in meeting basic human needs, upholding human rights and supporting...
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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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