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2015 highlights from Achim Steiner: UNEP Executive Director - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
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2016
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The year 2015 will be remembered as a turning point for the environmental agenda. The international community set pivotal tracks for sustainability by adopting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Developm .....
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Goodwill Ambassadors - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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Switzerland’s Bertrand Piccard, the visionary behind the only airplane capable of flying day and night, without a drop of fuel, and acclaimed musician Jack Johnson became UNEP’s newest Goodwill Am .....
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Environment under review: Promoting evidence-based decision making through integrated knowledge - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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To keep the environment under review, UNEP focuses on bridging the gap between the producers and users of environmental information, better linking science to policy. To do so, the organization focuse .....
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Environmental governance: Strengthening global governance in an interconnected world - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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In its work on environmental governance, the overarching element that needs to be strengthened to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other international frameworks, including th .....
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Ecosystem management: Supporting human well-being through healthy ecosystems - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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In its work on ecosystem management, which is of particular significance to the Sustainable Development Goals on conserving and sustainably managing terrestrial and ocean ecosystems, UNEP focuses on t .....
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Disasters and conflicts: Minimizing environmental threats - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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In its work on disasters and conflicts, which aims to minimize threats to human well-being from environmental degradation, UNEP focuses on achieving results in two areas: Risk reduction – Improving .....
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Climate change: Minimizing the scale and impact of climate change – UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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In its work on combating climate change, UNEP focuses on three areas: Climate resilience – Supporting countries in using ecosystem-based approaches to adapt and build resilience to climate change. .....
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