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UNEP condemns violence at Seattle trade talks
Seattle/Nairobi, 1 December 1999 - The head of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Klaus Toepfer, yesterday condemned the incidences of violence, carried out by a small minority, which have marred the largely peaceful environmental ...
Wednesday 01 Dec 1999
Elements of cooperation between the WTO and UNEP
Seattle/Nairobi, 1 December 1999 - A global arrangement between the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the United Nations as a whole was agreed between the two Secretariats in an exchange of letters between the Director-Gener ...
Wednesday 01 Dec 1999
UNEP issues streamlined inventory of sources of information on persistent organic pollutants
Geneva/Nairobi, November 1999 - Countries will have better access to data on persistent organic pollutants (POPs) worldwide, as a result of the streamlined inventory of information sources now available from the United Nations Environment Progr ...
Tuesday 30 Nov 1999
Promoting the linkages between environment and trade policy
Nairobi, 25 November 1999 - Ahead of the 3rd World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial meeting, to be held in Seattle from 30 November to 3 December 1999, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is calling for a more coherent and integ ...
Thursday 25 Nov 1999
Alarming decline of migratory animals
Cape Town/Nairobi, 19 November 1999 - Elephant populations in western and central Africa are still in decline. Sturgeons, important for their caviar production, are in dramatic decline because of over-exploitation, pollution of rivers and coast ...
Thursday 18 Nov 1999
Antarctic ozone hole as big as ever
Nairobi/New York, 17 November 1999 - The ozone "hole" in the Antarctic is as big as ever, cautioned the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today. The hole covers an area of 22 million quare kilometres - an expanse more than t ...
Wednesday 17 Nov 1999
Expert group meeting of financial engineering instruments to promote cleaner production investments
Kaunas/Paris /Nairobi, November 1999 - How to prepare creditworthy investment proposals to financial institutions for small- and medium-scale industrial projects that would be good and efficient business without depleting resources and burdenin ...
Thursday 11 Nov 1999
2000 will be a critical year for reversing greenhouse gas emissions trends
Nairobi, 8 November 1999 - The fate of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from industrialized countries will be determined over the next twelve months, Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of the United Nations Environme ...
Monday 08 Nov 1999
Towards the global use of life cycle assessment
Nairobi, November 1999 - The new publication Towards the Global Use of Life Cycle Assessment describes recent initiatives taken by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to determine the level of acceptance and adoption of Life Cycle A ...
Wednesday 03 Nov 1999
United Nations premier environmental prize awarded to Nobel laureate, Mario J. Molina
Nairobi/New York, 3 November 1999 - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today that the 1999 UNEP Sasakawa Environment Prize has been awarded to scientist and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Professor Mario J. M ...
Wednesday 03 Nov 1999
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