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Although, since the 1970s, environmental rights have grown more rapidly than any other human right and are enshrined in over 100 constitutions, in January the international non-governmental organization (NGO) Global Witness documented that almost four environmental defenders are being killed weekly – with the true total likely far higher. (...) Leo Heileman, UNEP director for the office in Latin America and the Caribbean called it “an opportunity to give environmental rights the same legal standing as human rights at the global level.” (...) ”   ♦ Receive daily updates directly in your inbox - Subscribe here to a topic. ♦ Download the UN News app for your iOS or Android devices.   environment Related Stories The human right to a clean and healthy environment: 6 things you need to know Earth Hour: UN joins iconic landmarks ‘going dark’ globally with a call to protect environment Report reveals progress on environmentally protected areas, but quality must improve Useful Links More from UNEP on Environmental Governance News Tracker: Past Stories on This Issue Taking on environmental health risks, UN agencies aim to protect 'foundations for life' on Earth 10 January 2018 Health Two United Nations agencies are teaming up in a major new initiative taking on the herculean task of combatting environmental health risks, which claim an estimated 12.6 million lives a year.
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Score: 706280.47 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2018/03/1004242
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Speaking in concluding remarks, John Knox, Independent Expert on the environment, welcomed examples from States on the application of the obligations for environmental protection.   (...) China said it placed great importance on environmental protection and governance; it was implementing restoration measures to protect the environment, and transparency and accountability measures.   (...) Peru agreed that the obligation to protect human rights from environmental damage did not require that States prohibited all activities that could damage the environment and that States could choose to ensure a balance between the protection of the environment and legitimate social interests. 
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Score: 706183.4 - https://www.ohchr.org/en/press...ndent-experts-human-rights-and
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Organizers:  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  & United Nations Environment Partners/Sponsors:   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UN Environment, Global Soil Partnership, Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soil, Global Soil Partnership, European Commission, Natural Resources Management Centre (NRMC), Sri Lanka , Ministry of the Environment, Sri Lanka Contact Person:  Abdelkader Bensada:  [email protected]  Thomas Hammond:  [email protected]   Date and Time:  5 December from 08:30 to 09:45 Venue:  Press Room  Celebrations on World Soil Day will focus on launching the global soil organic carbon map; launching the Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (2-4 May 2018). (...) Dan Pennock, Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) | Presentation of the Global assessment of the impact of plant protection products on soil functions and soil ecosystems. 9:15 – 9:25 Mr. (...) Thallam, Vice Chairman, Farmer's Empowerment Corporation (RySS) Government of Andhra Pradesh, India | "Remarks on farmers perspectives on the use and impacts of plant protection products" 9:25 – 9:30 Mr. Thomas Hammond, Land and Water Division, FAO | Presentation of the Global Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC) map. 9:30 – 9:40 Ms.
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Score: 706147.95 - https://www.fao.org/world-soil...sd/wsd-2017/wsd-in-nairobi/ar/
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Organizers:  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  & United Nations Environment Partners/Sponsors:   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UN Environment, Global Soil Partnership, Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soil, Global Soil Partnership, European Commission, Natural Resources Management Centre (NRMC), Sri Lanka , Ministry of the Environment, Sri Lanka Contact Person:  Abdelkader Bensada:  [email protected]  Thomas Hammond:  [email protected]   Date and Time:  5 December from 08:30 to 09:45 Venue:  Press Room  Celebrations on World Soil Day will focus on launching the global soil organic carbon map; launching the Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (2-4 May 2018). (...) Dan Pennock, Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) | Presentation of the Global assessment of the impact of plant protection products on soil functions and soil ecosystems. 9:15 – 9:25 Mr. (...) Thallam, Vice Chairman, Farmer's Empowerment Corporation (RySS) Government of Andhra Pradesh, India | "Remarks on farmers perspectives on the use and impacts of plant protection products" 9:25 – 9:30 Mr. Thomas Hammond, Land and Water Division, FAO | Presentation of the Global Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC) map. 9:30 – 9:40 Ms.
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Score: 706147.95 - https://www.fao.org/world-soil...sd/wsd-2017/wsd-in-nairobi/en/
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Organizers:  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  & United Nations Environment Partners/Sponsors:   Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, UN Environment, Global Soil Partnership, Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soil, Global Soil Partnership, European Commission, Natural Resources Management Centre (NRMC), Sri Lanka , Ministry of the Environment, Sri Lanka Contact Person:  Abdelkader Bensada:  [email protected]  Thomas Hammond:  [email protected]   Date and Time:  5 December from 08:30 to 09:45 Venue:  Press Room  Celebrations on World Soil Day will focus on launching the global soil organic carbon map; launching the Global Symposium on Soil Pollution (2-4 May 2018). (...) Dan Pennock, Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS) | Presentation of the Global assessment of the impact of plant protection products on soil functions and soil ecosystems. 9:15 – 9:25 Mr. (...) Thallam, Vice Chairman, Farmer's Empowerment Corporation (RySS) Government of Andhra Pradesh, India | "Remarks on farmers perspectives on the use and impacts of plant protection products" 9:25 – 9:30 Mr. Thomas Hammond, Land and Water Division, FAO | Presentation of the Global Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC) map. 9:30 – 9:40 Ms.
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Score: 706147.95 - https://www.fao.org/world-soil...sd/wsd-2017/wsd-in-nairobi/ru/
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UNHCR - UNHCR: Help us protect the environment to protect refugees Donate Do you need help? (...)   © UNHCR/Xavier Bourgois UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, joins the U.N. Environmental Programme in observing World Environment Day today. (...) Last year, to mainstream refugees’ access to sustainable energy and minimize environmental impact across its field operations worldwide, UNHCR launched a Global Strategy for Sustainable Energy .
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Score: 706070.9 - https://www.unhcr.org/en-au/news/press/2020/6/5eda46614.html
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UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration kicks off 07/06/2021 5 June 2021, Islamabad - Leaders in global politics, science, communities, religion and culture joined hands today to officially kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration - a rallying call for the protection and revival of millions of hectares of ecosystems all around the world for the benefit of people and nature as Pakistan hosted the World Environment Day 2021. (...) They range from redirecting fiscal incentives and financial flows to promote restoration to undertaking research on restoration in terrestrial and marine environments, building the technical capacity of restoration practitioners globally and monitoring global progress on restoration. (...) It aims to halt the degradation of ecosystems and restore them to achieve global goals. The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed the UN Decade and it is led by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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Score: 706040 - https://www.fao.org/pakistan/n...ws/detail-events/jp/c/1410582/
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UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration kicks off 07/06/2021 5 June 2021, Islamabad - Leaders in global politics, science, communities, religion and culture joined hands today to officially kick off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration - a rallying call for the protection and revival of millions of hectares of ecosystems all around the world for the benefit of people and nature as Pakistan hosted the World Environment Day 2021. (...) They range from redirecting fiscal incentives and financial flows to promote restoration to undertaking research on restoration in terrestrial and marine environments, building the technical capacity of restoration practitioners globally and monitoring global progress on restoration. (...) It aims to halt the degradation of ecosystems and restore them to achieve global goals. The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed the UN Decade and it is led by the United Nations Environment Programme and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
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Score: 706040 - https://www.fao.org/pakistan/n...ws/detail-events/en/c/1410582/
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The safety guides on Regulatory Control of Radioactive Discharges to the Environment (IAEA Safety  Guide  GSG‐9)  and  Prospective  Radiological  Environmental  Impact  Assessment  for  Activities  and  Facilities (IAEA Safety Guide GSG‐10), prepared by the IAEA Secretariat in cooperation with its Member  States, have been formally endorsed in 2018 by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),  which  represents  a  promotion of  a  coherent  implementation  of  the  environmental  dimension  of  sustainable development within the United Nations system.   (...) Such work benefits Member States fulfil their obligations in the framework of Global  Conventions, such as the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants and the Minamata  Convention on Mercury, as well as for the implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the  Protection of the Marine Environment from Land‐based Activities.   (...) Through all these activities, the IAEA helps to ensure  a sustainable use of the marine environment and its resources.   The safety guides on Regulatory Control of Radioactive Discharges to the Environment (IAEA Safety  Guide  GSG‐9)  and  Prospective  Radiological  Environmental  Impact  Assessment  for  Activities  and  Facilities (IAEA Safety Guide GSG‐10), prepared by the IAEA Secretariat in cooperation with its Member  States, have been formally endorsed in 2018 by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP),  which  represents  a  promotion of  a  coherent  implementation  of  the  environmental  dimension  of  sustainable development within the United Nations system. 
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Score: 705829 - https://www.un.org/depts/los/g...ly/contributions_2018/IAEA.pdf
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With funding from the  Global Environment Facility (GEF) , twelve target protected areas will get sustainable financing to support operating costs, site-level technical assistance and capacity building, on financial-administrative planning, budgeting and accounting, tourism development, management effectiveness assessment, and operational management. Awareness raising improves societal acceptance and support of protected areas. what we do In close cooperation with relevant stakeholders we work to:  Ensure sustainable and effective financing of twelve protected areas covering 431,872 ha with globally important biodiversity  Improve institutional capacity for financial and operational management, and for monitoring in target protected areas  Strengthen knowledge management and monitoring and evaluation which contributes to increased awareness of biodiversity values Contact information Address UN House 9, Eristavi Street Tbilisi 0179 Georgia Contact person Irakli Goradze Project Coordinator irakli.goradze@undp.org  Nino Antadze UNDP Environment and Energy Team Leader nino.antadze@undp.org Related Materials Social and Environmental Screening Procedure Download Annual Workplan 2021/22 Download Annual Workplan 2019/20 Download ProdocProtected AreasCNFsigned Download Activity Web Page Read more Project Tenders Read more Project Results Read more “Enhancing financial sustainability of the Protected Area system in Georgiaâ€? Read more Purchase Order Summary Read more Social and Environmental Sustainability Read more Impact START DATE January 2019 END DATE December 2023 STATUS Ongoing PROJECT OFFICE Georgia IMPLEMENTING PARTNER GOVERNMENT DONORS Global Environment Fund Truste UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS $1,640,106 DELIVERY IN PREVIOUS YEARS 2019 $153,802 2020 $460,730 2021 $533,760 2022 $184,658 Full Project information Explore more Content Types News Press Releases Publications Active filters: Clear All Press Releases ‘From My Window’ environmental campaign rings the alarm bell Read more Press Releases Building an equal and green environment for all Read more Press Releases Diving into the history and nature of Machakhela Gorge Read more Press Releases Georgia’s oldest protected area benefits from SMART technology Read more Press Releases Georgian and Ukrainian children share their dreams for the Black Sea Read more Press Releases Discovering Tabatskuri Read more Press Releases The way forward: Georgia presents its national vision of a sustainable and climate-smart future Read more Press Releases Georgia joins a global dialogue about a healthy planet and prosperity for all Read more Press Releases Biodiversity monitoring helps protect endangered species in Georgia Read more Press Releases EU and UNDP help protect 34,000 hectares of forest in Georgia Read more Press Releases UNESCO to protect Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands Read more Press Releases Assisting sustainable tourism in Georgia Read more View More United Nations Development Programme Who we are About us Leadership Our team Legal framework What we do Our focus Sustainable Development Goals Our impact News Stories Projects Publications Blogs Get involved Jobs Procurement Contact us © 2022 United Nations Development Programme
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Score: 705590.8 - https://www.undp.org/georgia/p...sustainability-protected-areas
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