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Annual Reports
Multilateral Environmental Agreements: UNEP-hosted global coventions in 2015: United Nations Environment Programme: Annual Report 2015
United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP hosted global conventions in 2015


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2016
Reports and Books
Make #NotWasting a way of life: How much food is lost or wasted?
United Nations Environment Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, WFP, FoodTank, Zero Hunger, USUN Mission

Infographic highlighting the impact of food waste on the environment


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2016
Annual Reports
Resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production: Accelerating the transition to sustainable societies: United Nations Environment Programme: Annual Report 2015
United Nations Environment Programme

On resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production – which is a standalone goal in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but also impacts on other goals such as climate change, poverty, zero hunger, and sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth – UNEP focuses on three areas: Enabling environment – Supporting countries in creating an enabling policy environment that promotes resource efficiency, sustainable consumption and production and the transition to green economy pathways. Sectors and supply – Enhancing the ability of governments, businesses and other parties to adopt sustainable consumption and production practices in key sectors across global supply chains. Lifestyles and consumption – Enhancing the ability of countries, businesses, civil society and individual consumers to make informed choices for sustainable consumption and lifestyles.


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2016
Annual Reports
Key Financials - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
United Nations Environment Programme

Expenditures were able to exceed income as a result of balances brought forward from the past biennium that were to be spent in the 2014-2015 biennium. Income inclusive of programme support. These figures are indicative and could change when the final accounts are completed in April 2016.


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2016
Infographics and Flyers
Clearing the air: Combatting air pollution
United Nations Environment Programme

Infographic highlighting different types of air pollution, causes of air pollution and how to combat these


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2016
Annual Reports
Chemicals and waste: Ensuring sound management of chemicals and waste – UNEP 2015 Annual Report
United Nations Environment Programme

To achieve sound management of chemicals and waste, essential to the attainment of Sustainable Development Goal 3 on healthy people, UNEP focuses on three areas: The enabling environment – Supporting countries to build the institutional capacity and policies to manage chemicals and waste soundly. Chemicals – Assisting countries, including major groups and stakeholders, to implement sound chemicals management and the related Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs). Waste – Assisting countries, including major groups and stakeholders, to implement sound waste management and the related MEAs.


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2016
Annual Reports
Goodwill Ambassadors - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
United Nations Environment Programme

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 Ambassadors in 2015.


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2016
Annual Reports
Recognition of donor contributions: United Nations Environment Programme: Annual Report 2015
United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP extends its heartfelt thanks to the donors and partners for their continued generosity to UNEP. With their support, UNEP received $777 million in total income for 2014- 2015 – a new record in UNEP’s 43-year history.


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2016
Annual Reports
2015 highlights from Achim Steiner: UNEP Executive Director - UNEP 2015 Annual Report
United Nations Environment Programme

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 Development, the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda on financing for development – demonstrating a unity of purpose that places us more firmly on the path to a sustainable future.


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2016
Annual Reports
Champions of the earth – UNEP 2015 Annual Report
United Nations Environment Programme

Five inspirational environmental leaders from the worlds of government, business, research and grassroots activism received the UN’s highest environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth Award, at a ceremony marking the close of the Sustainable Development Goals summit in September 2015.


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2016