External Cooperation

Live-tracking progress towards global goals now possible thanks to a cutting-edge UN knowledge platform

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Policy making "in the dark" - under high levels of uncertainty and without concrete data - carries high risks and transactional costs which need to be minimized. End users must be able to access data in a meaningful way.

Argentina in the G20 Troika: the Boost to Sustainable Financing

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Ministry of Treasury today hosted the UN Environment Mission as part of the country’s commitment to boosting sustainable financing.

Italy gives 5 million euro to UN Environment Fund

Monday, February 6, 2017
  • Money will go to greening marine economy and boosting resource efficiency among others
  • Since 2014, Italy contributed over 10.5 euro million to the Environment Fund 

Italy lays out roadmap for increasing flows of sustainable finance

Monday, February 6, 2017

 The issuance of green bonds in 2016 rose to US$81 billion, almost double 2015 levels.

UN Environment condemns killing of Mexican activist Isidro Baldenegro López

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Isidro Baldenegro López was a passionate and courageous man who stood up to protect his community's ancestral forests.

International insurance regulators establish forum to address sustainability issues

Monday, December 5, 2016

The insurance sector is pivotal to an effective response to sustainable development. 

Norway and UN Environment sign $33 Million Cooperation Agreement

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Norway is a key partner for us in putting the environment at the heart of efforts to improve life for people across the globe.”

UN Environment Chief welcomes EU vote to ratify Paris Agreement

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

"UN Environment supports all nations in making this transition towards a greener future".

The Netherlands commits 12 million euros to UN Environment

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Environment Fund is UN Environment's principal budgetary source for programming and operations.

UN Environment Head Welcomes China, US Announcement on Paris Agreement Ratification

Saturday, September 3, 2016

"The fight against climate change remains difficult and urgent, but having heavy-hitters like China and the US on your side is extremely heartening."