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Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement | | 1UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Global UN News Global perspective Human stories Search Search Advanced Search Main navigation Home Africa Americas Asia Pacific Middle East Europe UN Art and Gifts History Corner Topics Peace and Security Economic Development Humanitarian Aid Climate and Environment Human Rights UN Affairs Women Law and Crime Prevention Health Culture and Education SDGs Migrants and Refugees In depth Interviews Features Photo Stories News in Brief The Lid is On UN Gender Focus UN and Africa UN Podcasts Secretary-General Spokesperson All Statements Selected Speeches Press Encounters Official Travels Media UN Video UN Photo Meeting Coverage Media Accreditation Webtv Audio and Subscription Audio Hub Subscribe Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement UN Colombia A wide range of human rights activists have been targeted in Colombia, especially those living in rural areas.Human and environmental rights campaigners are one focus of a new UNEP/OHCHR agreement signed 16 August, 2019. Facebook Twitter Print Email Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement 16 August 2019 Human Rights The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world.  (...) In doing so, we will move towards a more sustainable and just planet,” she added.  Human, environmental rights, need 'stronger global partnerships' UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said: “Our planet is being recklessly destroyed, and we urgently need stronger global partnerships to take action to save it...We call on leaders and governments to recognise that climate change and environmental degradation severely undermine the human rights of their people, particularly those in vulnerable situations – including the generations of tomorrow.” 
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Score: 681899.46 - https://news.un.org/story/2019/08/1044361
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UNDP reaches out to children in “Dayanch” summer camp to mark the World Environment Day | United Nations Development Programme Skip to main content Turkmenistan WHO WE ARE What we do Our impact Get involved English Русский Türkmençe Global Nav toggle Search WHO WE ARE What we do Our impact Get involved English Locations Back Select Language Русский Türkmençe Home Turkmenistan UNDP reaches out to children in “Dayanch” summer camp to mark the World Environment Day UNDP reaches out to children in “Dayanch” summer camp to mark the World Environment Day June 7, 2022 UNDP reaches out to children in “Dayanch” summer camp to mark the World Environment Day UNDP Turkmenistan Ashgabat, 7 June 2022: The UNDP Office in Turkmenistan together with the Nature Protection Society of Turkmenistan held an Educational session themed "Only One Earth" for children of the sanatorium complex "Dayanch" in the Avaza National Tourist Zone.  The educational session at the summer camp was organized on the occasion of the World Environment Day - 5 June by the UNDP/GEF/Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan project "Sustainable Cities in Turkmenistan: Integrated Green Urban Development in Ashgabat and Awaza”.   (...) Read more Press Releases UNDP and partners support the efforts of Turkmenistan in the global climate action Within the framework of the joint project of UNDP and the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection of Turkmenistan "Sustainable Cities in Turkmenistan...
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Score: 681881.35 - https://www.undp.org/turkmenis...amp-mark-world-environment-day
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(MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio, 2018) UN Volunteers drive change and support action for the protection of our environment 05 June 2018 World Environment Day print Low quality, print optimized High quality, color print pdf Volunteerism has historically been a key driver of the global environmental movement.  (...) In Africa, environmental protection is essential to achieving the SDGs. (...) Ten national UN Volunteers with this UNDP/Global Environment Facility project support awareness-raising campaigns,  and the development of bio-cultural protocols with the mobilization of local and community volunteers.
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Score: 681842.24 - https://www.unv.org/index.php/es/node/15639
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(MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio, 2018) UN Volunteers drive change and support action for the protection of our environment 05 June 2018 World Environment Day print Low quality, print optimized High quality, color print pdf Volunteerism has historically been a key driver of the global environmental movement.  (...) In Africa, environmental protection is essential to achieving the SDGs. (...) Ten national UN Volunteers with this UNDP/Global Environment Facility project support awareness-raising campaigns,  and the development of bio-cultural protocols with the mobilization of local and community volunteers.
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Score: 681842.24 - https://www.unv.org/index.php/fr/node/15639
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(MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio, 2018) UN Volunteers drive change and support action for the protection of our environment 05 June 2018 World Environment Day print Low quality, print optimized High quality, color print pdf Volunteerism has historically been a key driver of the global environmental movement.  (...) In Africa, environmental protection is essential to achieving the SDGs. (...) Ten national UN Volunteers with this UNDP/Global Environment Facility project support awareness-raising campaigns,  and the development of bio-cultural protocols with the mobilization of local and community volunteers.
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Score: 681842.24 - https://www.unv.org/fr/node/15639
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(MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio, 2018) UN Volunteers drive change and support action for the protection of our environment 05 June 2018 World Environment Day print Low quality, print optimized High quality, color print pdf Volunteerism has historically been a key driver of the global environmental movement.  (...) In Africa, environmental protection is essential to achieving the SDGs. (...) Ten national UN Volunteers with this UNDP/Global Environment Facility project support awareness-raising campaigns,  and the development of bio-cultural protocols with the mobilization of local and community volunteers.
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Score: 681842.24 - https://www.unv.org/es/node/15639
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PROGRESS IN IMPLEMENTING THE GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FROM LAND-BASED ACTIVITIES AT THE NATIONAL, REGIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVELS OVER THE PERIOD 2007–2011
K1173865 281211 UNITED NATIONS EP UNEP/GPA/IGR.3/2 United Nations Environment Programme Distr.: General 9 November 2011 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 Third session Manila, 25–27 January 2012 Item 5 of the provisional agenda∗ Review of implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities at the international, regional and national levels Progress in implementing the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities at the national, regional and international levels over the period 2007–2011 Note by the secretariat Introduction 1. (...) It does so by providing a framework for strengthening cooperation between UNEP, multilateral environmental agreements and other bodies engaged in environmental capacity-building, including the United Nations Development Programme, the Global Environment Facility, civil society and other relevant stakeholders. (...) The regional seas conventions and action plans continue to provide the key regional policy framework to implement the Global Programme and other global instruments dealing with the protection of the marine environment.
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Score: 681812.6 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...pen&DS=UNEP/GPA/IGR.3/2&Lang=E
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Mountain Partnership: Members detail    About Our Vision and Mission Governance and Strategy Mountain Partnership Steering Committee Mountain Partnership Secretariat Basic Documents Brochures Logos and PowerPoint presentations FAQ Definitions Members List of members Membership criteria Join us Our work Advocacy Joint action Capacity Development Communications International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development 2022 International Mountain Day Resource Mobilization Food security Regions Asia and the Pacific Europe Near East and North Africa North & Central America and the Caribbean South America Sub-Saharan Africa News Members' Voices Success Stories Events Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership 2022 Archive Mountain Partnership Events MP Event Planning Calendar Peak to Peak Current Issue Archive Publications On the shelf Mountain Partnership Key Publications Policy Briefs & Reports UN documents Member Publications Mountain Declarations Mountain Library Resources Peak to Peak Newsletter Archive Mountain Partnership Basic Documents Contact Join us List of members Membership criteria Join us United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment. UNEP work encompasses: assessing global, regional and national environmental conditions and trends; developing international and national environmental instruments; and strengthening institutions for the wise management of the environment. (...) Member category Intergovernmental Organizations Country Kenya Area Sub-Saharan Africa Geographic focus of work Global - Regional - Interregional - Sub-regional - National - Local Specific Region(s) Africa - Asia & The Pacific - Europe - Latin America & Caribbean - Near East & North Africa Focal Point title Head of the Biodiversity, People and Landscapes Unit, Nairobi Office Focal Point Melissa de Kock Alternate Focal Point title Head, United Nations Environment Programme, Vienna Liaison Office Alternate Focal Point Harald Egerer Address United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) P.O.
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Score: 681801.56 - https://www.fao.org/mountain-p...ers/members-detail/en/c/42696/
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Global Environment Facility approves $18 million to support FAO-led projects in Africa and Latin America Discover About FAO In action Media Main topics Resources Member countries Get involved English العربية 中文 Français Русский Español Italiano About FAO Loading... (...) The project in Nigeria will improve the conservation, sustainable use, and restoration of a lowland forest landscape to protect globally significant biodiversity and strengthen the sustainable livelihoods of local communities. (...) More on this topic FAO-Global Environment Facility Partnership Global Environment Facility FAO-GEF Partnership Video Contact Sean Sampson FAO News and Media (Rome) [email protected] FAO News and Media (+39) 06 570 53625 [email protected] Follow us on FAO Organizational Chart Worldwide offices Regional Office for Africa Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa Country Offices Jobs Contact us Terms and Conditions Data protection and privacy Scam Alert Report Misconduct Download our app © FAO 2022
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Score: 681465.3 - https://www.fao.org/newsroom/d...in-africa-and-latin-america/en
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The right to a healthy environment at the global level 15 VII. Conclusions and recommendations 17 Annexes I. (...) The United Nations Environment Programme was also praised for its recent Environmental Rights Initiative, which is helping to develop a broader understanding of the relationship between environmental protection and human rights. (...) Participants stressed the fact that the right should not be found only on paper in constitutions, legislation and treaties, but it must also be operationalized, and that this was urgent in light of the global environmental emergency. It is important to make the right enforceable and judiciable.
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Score: 681410.64 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...SREnvironment/A_HRC_43_54.docx
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