UNEPSUnited Nations Emergency Peace Service
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A recent study by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), its research partners and the European Union showed that increasing trade in environmentally sound technologiessuch as renewable energy, waste and water management technologiescan play an important role in supporting climate action and resilience building, as well as facilitating the transition towards more circular and greener economies.
Developing countries face the challenge of double exposure to both economic shocks and environmental challenges, which have been exacerbated by climate change, said Anja von Moltke, head of the Environment and Trade Hub Unit at UNEP.
dollars to create the UNEPS. Rather, Wynn is promoting a concept that has been kicking around in academia and nongovernmental organizations for the past five years in hopes that a U.S.
The Africa Wildlife Economy Summit, convened by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the African Union (AU) and hosted by Zimbabwes President Emmerson Mnangagwa, brought together Governments, local communities, the private sector, technical experts to work towards changing the way the continent manages its nature-based economy.
From 2013 to 2018, he was Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), where he played a key role in shaping the organizations strategic vision, mid-term strategy and programme of work, and strengthened collaborations with Governments and other environmental governing bodies, including the United Nations Environmental Assembly.
UNEPs Scientific Division team commended Sri Lanka for taking effective measures for reducing vehicle emissions and for improving the air quality in urban areas, in comparison to countries in the region.
Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, highlighted UNEPs Compliance Assistance Programme (CAP) which provides significant support to Article 5 countries with meeting and sustaining their obligations under the Protocol.
Solheim is currently Chair of the Development Assistance Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a post he has held since 2013, and serves as UNEPs Special Envoy for environment, conflict and disaster.
The event will start with an introduction from EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti followed by a keynote speech from UNEPs Simon Zadek, entitled Bringing Environmental Standards into Financial Industry.
The working group would also make recommendations to the General Assembly, he said, adding that those processes would be supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), with the assistance of voluntary contributions.
Harris has served as Assistant Secretary-General and Head of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
The 2-day symposium is hosted by ADB jointly with the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).