Nearly 100 ozone-depleting substances have been phased out thanks to the Montreal Protocol. What are the next steps?
This year’s World Cup is the first to be held in Africa. This film looks at the UNEP ‘Nature and Sports Camp’ initiative started in 2001. So far over 6,500 children, mainly from the Kibera slum, have benefited from the sport and environment training offered by UNEP.
Let’s make 2009 the year the world finds an answer to climate change. Sign UNEP’s Climate Petition by visiting www.sealthedeal2009.org
All along the banks of the Zambezi, vulnerable populations are being moved to resettlement sites, where they are safe from the floods but no longer have access to their farms and livelihoods. Rebuilding them is proving difficult.
H.E. Abdul-Qader Ba-Jammal Champions of the Earth 2008 winner for his environmental policies as Minister and then as Prime Minister in Yemen. He established its Ministry of Water and Environment and the Environment Protection Authority.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bayer first began cooperating on youth environmental projects in Asia in the late 1990s. In the summer of 2004, Bayer and UNEP signed a framework agreement to globalize this partnership, and the partners now jointly organize a dozen environmental projects for young people around the world.
FIFA have undertaken a major initiative to green the World Cup by reducing carbon emissions. It is a result of a partnership between the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the South African Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and UNEP.