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Geneva to host Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants from 4 to 8 May
Geneva, Switzerland, 4 May 2009 – Ministers and officials from 150 governments are meeting this week to advance global efforts to rid the world of some of the most hazardous chemicals produced by humankind.
Thursday 30 Apr 2009
University of Geneva and UNEP to Coordinate European project to Boost Lives and Livelihoods of 160 Million People
Geneva, 27 April 2009 - A state-of-the art monitoring and assessment system is to be deployed for the Black Sea, it was announced today.
Monday 27 Apr 2009
Business Leaders Urge Nations to Seal the Climate Deal in Copenhagen and Build the Green Economy
Paris/Nairobi, 23 April 2009 - Sealing a comprehensive climate deal in 2009 will be crucial for the future health of business and societies across the world, a gathering of senior business leaders said today at the close of the Business for the Environment (B4E) summit in Paris.
Thursday 23 Apr 2009
Assessment and Rehabilitation of Damaged Infrastructure Key Focus of UN Environment Chief’s Mission to Gaza Strip
Gaza Strip/Nairobi 21 April, 2009--The United Nations Environment head today visited the Gaza Strip in advance of an international mission to assess the impact of the recent conflict on the environmental infrastructure of the region.
Tuesday 21 Apr 2009
Assessment and Rehabilitation of Damaged Infrastructure Key Focus of UN Environment Chief’s Mission to Gaza Strip
Gaza Strip/Nairobi 21 April, 2009--The United Nations Environment head today visited the Gaza Strip in advance of an international mission to assess the impact of the recent conflict on the environmental infrastructure of the region.
Tuesday 21 Apr 2009
Powering a Global Green New Deal
Paris, 15 April 2009 – More than 700 leaders from business, civil society, international organizations and government are set to meet at the Business for the Environment Global Summit in Paris on 22-23 April to discuss ways of powering green growth around the globe.
Friday 17 Apr 2009
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