UNEP Bids Farewell to Klaus Toepfer
31 March 2006 marks the last day in office of UNEP’s Executive Director, Klaus Toepfer. Mr Toepfer, who has headed the organization for eight years since February 1998, has presided over a period in UNEP’s history that has seen environmental sustainability become front page news and central to international development goals.
Friday 31 Mar 2006
UNEP announces Champions of the Earth 2006
Singapore/Nairobi, 23 March 2006 - Seven ‘green’ leaders are to be celebrated as the 2006 Champions of the Earth by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Thursday 23 Mar 2006
Many Small Voices workshop
The Polar Programme will host the first development meeting for the Many Small Voices Project, March 20-21 in Ottawa, Canada
Wednesday 15 Mar 2006
Revised Maps and Graphics Library
The new GRID-Arendal Maps & Graphics Library has been set up as a repository to present outputs from publications, projects and web-products that has been produced by GRID-Arendal through out the years. There are currently hundreds of graphics available in the database, and the service is continuously updated and revised.
Thursday 09 Mar 2006
St. Olav Medal to Leif E. Christoffersen
Leif E Christoffersen will recive the St. Olavs Medal for his outstanding contribution to Norway, on Friday march the 10th 13:00 in the old Town Hall on Tyholmen in Arendal, Norway. The press are invited.
Wednesday 08 Mar 2006