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Register for the fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly 

This is the registration tool for media personnel wishing to attend the Fourth Session of the United Nations Assembly.

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Press Releases & Media Advisories

Space perspectives (Dec 4, 15.00): What we know from space about emissions, pollution and our vulnerable place in the universe. Panel: Rakesh Sharma (astronaut), Mae Jemison (astronaut), Paul Newman (NASA scientist). Moderator: Rob de Jong, UN Environment expert on air pollution and transport. Background: UN Environment Breathe Life campaign.


Press conferences

What’s up there? What does it tell us about down here? (Dec 4, 19.00) An evening with former astronaut Rakesh Sharma, NASA scientist Paul Newman, UN Environment experts, and the travelling telescope team, to look at the stars and talk about our place in space and what we need to do to save our tiny planet.

Events open to the media

Race to #BeatPollution (Dec 3, 07.30): Hundreds of international and local cyclists will descend upon Central Nairobi with their bikes to take over the streets of the CBD. The Race to #BeatPollution is a leisurely bike ride that involves high-level participants and hundreds of Kenyan residents to show how the world is ready for more sustainable transportation methods and share-the-road initiatives.


The ride will be flagged off by Mike Mbuvi Sonko, Governor of Nairobi. Other prominent riders include Head of UN Environment, Erik Solheim; President of MoBike (the world’s largest bike sharing scheme), Hu Wei Wei, Ambassador of the Netherlands, Frans Makken; Ambassador of China, Liu Xianfa; and High Commissioner of Malawi, Agrina Mussa.

UN Environment spokespeople

“Chasing Coral” documentary Q&A (Dec 6, 11.00-13.00 at the EU tent; and Dec 6, 19.30-21.30 at the Alchemist in town): Screening and Q&A with director, Jeff Orlowski and experts on the state of the world’s coral. 

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