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To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.
Jan 02, 2017
UN Secretary General's climate resilience initiative set to mobilize and accelerate climate action
New York, 23 September - Partners of a new UN-led platform to mobilize and accelerate action on climate resilience agreed today to move ahead with plans that will help meet the needs of a growing glob...more
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Deforestation and forest degradation account for approximately 17 percent of carbon emissions.
Ocean and marine systems provide us with essential services: carbon capture for climate mitigation and many more
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