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Photo by UN Environment Programme / Aidan Dockery With the launch of a major report by the Global Commission on Adaptation on 10 September 2019, we follow the story of an environmental hero from the Seychelles and their quest to adapt by harnessing the power of trees. (...) Funded by the  Global Environment Facility , the project is using nature to defend against climate impacts in three ecosystems—coastal habitats in Seychelles, dry deserts in Mauritania and mountainous forests in Nepal. (...) Topics:  climate change Ecosystems Adaptation Global Environment Facility Source:  United Nations Environment Programme More from this author Beating plastic pollution Triple planetary crisis, green recovery top agenda at African Ministerial Conference on the Environment Most Read Today Culture and Education Swahili gaining popularity globally Economic Development COP27 is Africa’s COP.
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Score: 685594.78 - https://www.un.org/africarenew...guide-resisting-climate-change
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There is no global convention dealing specifically with land-based sources of marine pollution, however, global rules and standards for the prevention, reduction and control of pollution from land-based activities are contained in the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA) and the Washington Declaration, both adopted in 1995. (...) Partnership initiatives which were announced at the Summit and which assist in the implementation of these and other key commitments include the following: A UNEP GPA initiative entitled “The H2O (Hilltops-2-Oceans) Partnership: Working Together to Protect Coastal and Marine Environments” which will apply globally and a regional initiative applicable to the Caribbean. (...) Establishment by 2004 of a regular process under the UN for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment.
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Score: 685334.77 - https://www.un.org/Depts/los/c...esentationG_GoettscheWanli.pdf
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DRAFT MANILA DECLARATION ON FURTHERING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FROM LAND-BASED ACTIVITIES
Commit ourselves to furthering the implementation of the Global Programme of Action with a focus on the programme of work agreed upon for 2012–2016, including through intersessional meetings of the Global Programme of Action as necessary, and to that end: (a) Agree to devote additional efforts and financial resources to expedite the implementation of the programme of work of the Global Programme of Action for 2012–2016; (b) Also agree actively to engage ourselves and step up our efforts to develop policies on the sustainable use of nutrients and nutrient management strategies to improve the nutrient use efficiency of manufactured fertilizer by 20 per cent over the period 2012–2016 so as to protect the environment and reduce the cost of fertilizer use; (c) Adopt a multi-stakeholder partnership approach to the priority source categories of the Global Programme Approach and to that end: (i) Agree to support the further development of the Global Partnership on Nutrient Management as a catalyst for political and institutional engagement in international and regional forums seeking to build a common agenda for tackling nutrient challenges and associated regional and national stakeholder partnerships; (ii) Also agree to guide and support the Global Partnership on Nutrient Management in its undertaking of a global assessment for a comprehensive understanding of the complex cycle of the two main nutrients, nitrogen and phosphorus, and associated environmental impacts leading to the development of a broad range of actions that will ultimately reduce the environmental impact of unused nutrients; (iii) Further agree to work with all stakeholders concerned in the light of the Honolulu Commitment and the Honolulu Strategy to find solutions to the marine litter problem, including by sharing technical, legal, policy, community-based, economic and market-based means of preventing, reducing and managing marine litter; (iv) Agree to share among stakeholders information on good practices for wastewater management for the purposes of environmental protection, sanitation, climate change and nutrient benefits so as to prompt coordinated action; (d) Agree to support and facilitate initiatives that turn waste into a resource in an environmentally sustainable manner by developing global, regional, national and local targets for reducing marine litter and by improving global knowledge, understanding and monitoring of the scale, nature and sources of marine litter and its impact on human health, marine habitats, biodiversity and economic development; (e) Also agree to make wise investments in wastewater management and to recommit ourselves to promoting and demonstrating environment-friendly and resource-recycling approaches to wastewater and to tackling the adverse impacts of excess nutrients in wastewater discharges as part of the overall solution and approach to improved sanitation and human health; 4. (...) Request the United Nations Environment Programme Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum to endorse the present declaration and the outcome of the third Intergovernmental Review Meeting on the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities as valuable contributions to the sustainable development of the coastal and marine environment; 13. (...) Also request the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme to convene the Fourth Intergovernmental Review Meeting on the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities in 2016, and, as necessary, intersessional meetings, all in collaboration with the relevant organizations and institutions, and to seek the support of the United Nations Environment Programme Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum in organizing the meeting and implementing its outcome; 15.
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Score: 685320.2 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...pen&DS=UNEP/GPA/IGR.3/5&Lang=E
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Environmental resource center launched together with Uzbekistan’s State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection | United Nations Development Programme Skip to main content Uzbekistan Who we are What we do Our impact Get involved English Русский O`zbek Global Nav toggle Search Who we are What we do Our impact Get involved English Locations Back Select Language Русский O`zbek Home Uzbekistan Environmental resource center launched together with Uzbekistan’s State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection Environmental resource center launched together with Uzbekistan’s State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection To mark World Environment Day, on June 4 UNDP and the State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection of Uzbekistan have launched a national resource center for training specialists. June 4, 2020 Photo: UNDP Uzbekistan 4 June 2020, Tashkent  - UNDP’s ‘ Sustainable natural resource and forest management in key mountainous areas important for globally significant biodiversity’  project has delivered modern IT equipment to the resource center, while also helping to develop training programmes for improving the knowledge and abilities of staff of the State Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection.  (...) The launch of the Resource centre was proceeded by the web-conference dedicated to the achievements in the area of environment protection and prospective plans. As a long-standing partner of Uzbekistan’s state and government organizations, UNDP will continue supporting national environmental initiatives implemented by the State Committee for Environment Protection
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Score: 685233.7 - https://www.undp.org/uzbekista...ogy-and-environment-protection
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ENHANCING THE ROLE OF ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AGENCIES IN AFRICA
Since its establishment in 1972, UNEP has kept the global environment under review by highlighting global environmental challenges and facilitating many regional and global environmental treaties and conventions. 2. (...) Environment protection agencies serve as an interlocutor for the integration of science and policy, using scientific information and data to solve global environmental challenges. (...) The aim of the proposed mechanism is to strengthen environment protection agencies to influence Africa’s negotiating capacity in global environmental forums; implement policy at the local, national, regional and global levels; and ensure compliance with and enforcement of environmental legislation. 17.
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Score: 685222.1 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...?open&DS=AMCEN/18(II)/4&Lang=E
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The Applicant joined the UNCCD Secretariat on 15 July 2011, as an Administrative Assistant with the Policy, Advocacy, and Global Issues Unit (“PAGI”) on a temporary appointment until 8 November 2011. 11. (...) She expresses great commitment to the Organization, admiration for its principled global outreach and fond memories of times shared with her colleagues; and she yearns to be reinstated. (...) A conducive and harmonious work environment would serve the interest of the Respondent as much as it would that of the staff member.
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Score: 684858.45 - www.un.org/en/internalj...dt/judgments/undt-2021-035.pdf
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REPORT OF THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVIEW MEETING ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FROM LAND-BASED ACTIVITIES
K1900679 110319 UNITED NATIONS EP UNEP/GPA/IGR.4/5 United Nations Environment Programme Distr.: General 7 March 2019 Original: English Intergovernmental Review Meeting on the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities Fourth session Bali, Indonesia, 31 October and 1 November 2018 Report of the fourth session of the Intergovernmental Review Meeting on the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities I. (...) Habib El-Habr, Coordinator of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities. 5. (...) Review of the implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities at the national, regional and international levels during the period 2012–2018. 5.
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Score: 684727.73 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...pen&DS=UNEP/GPA/IGR.4/5&Lang=E
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SECOND SESSION OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVIEW MEETING ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FROM LAND-BASED ACTIVITIES
The Meeting may decide to consider any other business relevant to the protection of the marine environment from land-based activities and the Global Programme of Action. (...) (venue to be identified) Reception hosted by the State Environmental Protection Administration UNEP/GPA/IGR.2/1/Add.1 9 Tuesday, 17 October 2006 Partnerships – mainstreaming the Global Programme of Action Plenary 10 a.m. – 10.30 a.m. (...) Item 6 (continued): Building a common agenda (d) Discussion on the programme of work of the UNEP Global Programme of Action Coordination Office for 2007–2011 (e) Discussion on the draft elements of a Beijing declaration on furthering the implementation of the Global Programme of Action China Forum (organized by the State Environmental Protection Administration) Social event 6.30 p.m.
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Score: 684478.86 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...=UNEP/GPA/IGR.2/1/ADD.1&Lang=E
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It has since grown into a global action platform, helping to drive change in consumption habits, as well as in national and international environmental policy. (...) “This year and the next will present more opportunities for the global community to demonstrate the power of multilateralism to tackle our intertwined environmental crises, from negotiations on a new global biodiversity framework to reverse nature loss by 2030 to the establishment of a treaty to tackle plastics pollution,” he stated. (...) As the world grapples with climate disruption, collapsing biodiversity and pervasive pollution, the UN expert stressed: “It is imperative to end wars, ensure peace and begin the healing and restoration processes as soon as humanly possible.” © UNDP/Yevhenii Zavhorodnii Damage from explosive weapons in Bucha, Ukraine   ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic. ♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.   World Environment Day conflict LISTEN TO UN RADIO Related Stories Still time to reverse damage to ‘ravaged’ ecosystems, declares UN chief, marking World Environment Day  With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’ News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Rescue us from our environmental ‘mess’, UN chief urges Stockholm summit 2 June 2022 Climate and Environment Global wellbeing is at risk – and it’s in large part because  we haven’t kept our promises on the environment  – UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.
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Score: 684196.14 - https://news.un.org/story/2022/06/1119712
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It has since grown into a global action platform, helping to drive change in consumption habits, as well as in national and international environmental policy. (...) “This year and the next will present more opportunities for the global community to demonstrate the power of multilateralism to tackle our intertwined environmental crises, from negotiations on a new global biodiversity framework to reverse nature loss by 2030 to the establishment of a treaty to tackle plastics pollution,” he stated. (...) As the world grapples with climate disruption, collapsing biodiversity and pervasive pollution, the UN expert stressed: “It is imperative to end wars, ensure peace and begin the healing and restoration processes as soon as humanly possible.” © UNDP/Yevhenii Zavhorodnii Damage from explosive weapons in Bucha, Ukraine   ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic. ♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.   World Environment Day conflict LISTEN TO UN RADIO Related Stories With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert Still time to reverse damage to ‘ravaged’ ecosystems, declares UN chief, marking World Environment Day  Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’ News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Rescue us from our environmental ‘mess’, UN chief urges Stockholm summit 2 June 2022 Climate and Environment Global wellbeing is at risk – and it’s in large part because  we haven’t kept our promises on the environment  – UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.
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Score: 684196.14 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2022/06/1119712
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