Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Club news
Nigeria – UNEP and the Green Frontiers participating schools organized a tree planting to mark World Environment Day 2011. The idea was conceived by club members and included tree planting events held in different Ogoniland...
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Date: Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Darfur water conference will help build peace in troubled region, says UN
Geneva – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will be part of a major international conference on the critical issue of water and sustainable peace in Sudan's Darfur region, announced today. In...
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Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Calls to better manage natural resources on 50th anniversary of Sierra Leone's independence
Freetown (Sierra Leone) / Nairobi  Celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Sierra Leone's independence resonated with strong calls to protect, conserve and manage the country's precious natural resources. This...
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Date: Thursday, April 21, 2011
Renewed optimism following year of harsh environmental realities for Haiti
Port-au-Prince, Haiti – The stark environmental challenges in Haiti during 2010 and opportunities for a more sustainable future are presented in a new UNEP publication. UNEP in Haiti: 2010 Year in Review recounts the efforts of UNEP...
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Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011
UNEP colleagues remember Clement Kemte Nekabari Faah, 1960-2011
Nigeria –  UN Environment colleagues remember: Clement Kemte Nekabari Faah 1960-2011 The death on 19 February of Clement Faah, a respected Nigerian scientist, has deeply saddened his UNEP colleagues and many others...
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Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008
DRR for Coastal Zone Managers
Indonesia – Coastal ecosystems and associated watersheds provide a wide range of services to coastal communities, including food, building materials, fuelwood as well as shoreline protection against storm surges and floods....
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Date: Friday, June 1, 2007
Book Kick-Off Workshop
Geneva – Managing Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Societies: Lessons in Making the Transition to Peace The sustainable management of natural resources in post-conflict countries was identified as a peacebuilding priority for the...
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ISEA in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka – UNEP together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) modified a tool used in sustainable development planning - the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) approach - by integrating disaster sensitivities...
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RiVAMP in Jamaica
Jamaica – The Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Methodology Development Project (RiVAMP) developed an assessment tool that takes into account ecosystems and climate change factors in the analysis of disaster risk...
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