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The State of the Environment Norway 1997 launched 30 May
30 May 1997 - GRID-Arendal launches the State of the Environment Norway 1997 report (SoE-Norway 97) on the Internet. The report contains the latest information about the environment in Norway, presented in easily understandable graphics, photos, texts and an abundance of maps.
Friday 30 May 1997
UNEP update vol 3 april version - Editorial
29 May 1997 - In the last year and a half, UNEP has enhanced its capacity to function as an Implementing Agency of the Global Environment Facility (GEF). During this period, the GEF Coordination Office was fully staffed and operational procedures were implemented to ensure the mainstreaming of GEF activities in the work of UNEP.
Thursday 29 May 1997
Negotiations on hazardous chemicals trade
Geneva/Nairobi, 26 May 1997- Government officials are meeting in Geneva this week for a third round of negotiations on a legally binding agreement that will make the world safer from hazardous chemicals and pesticides. The meeting is jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Thursday 29 May 1997
Bankers to link environment and financial performance
New York/Nairobi, 21 May 1997- As part of the continuing endeavour of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to involve the financial sector in environmental initiatives worldwide, some 350 leading bankers and financial experts from around the world will meet in New York on 22 and 23 May, in an event co-hosted by Columbia University.
Thursday 29 May 1997
Xialu township of China receives United Nations environment award
Nairobi, 28 May 1997- The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced that Xialu Township of the Republic of China has been elected to the prestigious ranks of its Global 500 Roll of Honour for its outstanding contributions to the protection of the environment.
Thursday 29 May 1997
World environment day 1997 honours 25th anniversary of United Nations Environment Programme
Nairobi, 29 May 1997- World Environment Day will be celebrated on 5 June in more than 100 countries around the world to focus global attention on environmental action and awareness. With the theme For Life on Earth, the Day also honours the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Thursday 29 May 1997
The young leaders programme of the royal bank of Trinidad and Tobago receives UN youth environment award
Nairobi, 28 May 1997- The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced that The Young Leaders Programme of The Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago has been elected to the prestigious ranks of its Global 500 Youth Environment Roll of Honour for its outstanding contributions to the protection of the environment.
Thursday 29 May 1997
UNEP launches a revised version of EnVoc - multilingual thesaurus of environmental terms
Seoul/Nairobi, 5 June 1997- The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), launched its EnVoc Multilingual Thesaurus of Environmental Terms, to coincide with the World Environment Day celebrations in Seoul today.
Thursday 29 May 1997
Ube city of Japan receives UN environment award
Nairobi, 28 May 1997- The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced that Ube City of Japan has been elected to the prestigious ranks of its Global 500 Roll of Honour for its outstanding contributions to the protection of the environment.
Thursday 29 May 1997
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) receives UN environment award
Nairobi, 28 May 1997- The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced that the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) of the United Kingdom has been elected to the prestigious ranks of its Global 500 Roll of Honour for its outstanding contributions to the protection of the environment.
Thursday 29 May 1997
Third International Round-Table Meeting on Finance and the Environment New York, 22-23 May 1997
28 May 1997 - It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to this round-table meeting on commercial banking and the environment. It is amazing to think that this is already the third UNEP Meeting of its kind.
Wednesday 28 May 1997
Third Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Legally Binding Instrument on Prior Informed Consent
Geneva, 26 May 1997 - Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Dowdeswell Executive Director United Nations Environment Programme
Wednesday 28 May 1997
SID 22nd World Conference at Santiago de Compostela,
Spain, 23 May 1997 - Statement by Ms. Elizabeth Dowdeswell Executive Director United Nations Environment Programme
Wednesday 28 May 1997
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