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Report reveals progress on environmentally protected areas, but quality must improve | | 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 Report reveals progress on environmentally protected areas, but quality must improve Ocean Image Bank/Amanda Cotton A coral reef in Papua New Guinea. Facebook Twitter Print Email Report reveals progress on environmentally protected areas, but quality must improve 19 May 2021 Climate and Environment Although the world has made major progress toward a decade-long target for environmental protection areas, it has fallen far short on commitments regarding their quality, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and partners said in a report published on Wednesday.  (...) “Protected and conserved areas play a crucial role in tackling biodiversity loss, and great progress has been made in recent years on strengthening the global network of protected and conserved areas,” said Neville Ash, Director of UNEP-WCMC. 
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Score: 697240.33 - https://news.un.org/story/2021/05/1092232
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Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’ | | 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 Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’ Play video Unsplash/Habib Dadkhah A woman poses in a field in Ardabil, Iran. Facebook Twitter Print Email Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’ 5 June 2020 Climate and Environment On this year’s World Environment Day , celebrated on June 5, the UN is drawing links between the health of the planet, and human health, and highlighting the importance of protecting biodiversity, the system that supports life. (...) He noted that habitat degradation and biodiversity loss were accelerating, “climate disruption is getting worse…To care for humanity, we must care for nature.” UN chief on World Environment Day 2020, by wellsm@un.org Time for natureSince World Environment Day was launched in 1974, it has grown to become the UN’s biggest annual event, advocating for environmental action and raising worldwide awareness of the need to increase protection for the planet’s long-term survival.
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Score: 696043.75 - https://news.un.org/story/2020/06/1065692
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Share × Close World leaders and experts call for action to protect the environment from antimicrobial pollution Reducing antimicrobial waste is critical to combatting rising levels of drug resistance and protecting the environment Antimicrobial drug waste is polluting the environment ©WHO / Diego Rodriguez 02/03/2022 Geneva/Nairobi/Paris/Rome -  The  Global Leaders Group on Antimicrobial Resistance today called on all countries to reduce the amount of antimicrobial waste entering the environment. (...) It could also harm organisms in the environment.  Reducing the amount of antimicrobial pollution entering the environment is crucial to conserving the effectiveness of antimicrobial medicines The Global Leaders Group calls for all countries to develop and implement regulations and standards to better monitor and control the distribution and release of antimicrobials and drug-resistant organisms into the environment.  (...) “The connections between antimicrobial resistance, environmental health and the climate crisis are becoming increasingly stark,” said the co-chair of the Global Leader Group on Antimicrobial Resistance, Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados.
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Score: 695919.04 - https://www.fao.org/newsroom/d...rom-antimicrobial-pollution/en
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Microsoft PowerPoint - S6_P2_Toshio OBI Disaster preparedness.ppt Innovative CIOInnovative CIO ((Chief Information OfficerChief Information Officer)) for Global Environment and Disaster for Global Environment and Disaster PreparednessPreparedness ITU Symposium on ICTs and Climate ChangeITU Symposium on ICTs and Climate Change Professor, Toshio ObiProfessor, Toshio Obi Lecturer, Naoko IWASAKI,Lecturer, Naoko IWASAKI, Waseda UniversityWaseda University ITUITU--Waseda ICT CenterWaseda ICT Center The Role of CIOThe Role of CIO CIO is becoming very important since CIO is becoming very important since there is growing international there is growing international collaboration to support CIO human collaboration to support CIO human resource development resource development for Innovation in for Innovation in Environment and Disaster problemsEnvironment and Disaster problems CIOs play important roles in the CIOs play important roles in the success of success of InnovationInnovation since the designation of CIOs is since the designation of CIOs is seen as a very seen as a very vital strategyvital strategy to bridge the gap to bridge the gap between between management and technologymanagement and technology CIO Contribution to understanding CIO Contribution to understanding the following areasthe following areas • Global e-governance • HRD for ICT manpower for global environment management • Role of ICT in disaster education Innovation policies in the fields of Innovation policies in the fields of Environment and DisasterEnvironment and Disaster in Japanin Japan Japan has developed and is implementing Japan has developed and is implementing strong innovation policies in the strong innovation policies in the following fields:following fields: •• Global environmental issues as drivers Global environmental issues as drivers for economic growth and international for economic growth and international cooperationcooperation Sharing experiences and expertiseSharing experiences and expertise Workshops dialogues and seminars to Workshops dialogues and seminars to share expertise including:share expertise including: •• ICT seminars encouraging ICT seminars encouraging implementation of environmental and implementation of environmental and ee--disaster educationdisaster education •• Assigning top priority for environment Assigning top priority for environment and disaster issuesand disaster issues Cycle of Disaster ManagementCycle of Disaster Management PreparednessPreparedness Risk Assessments, Plans, Arrangement, Training and Exercises MitigationMitigation Reduce risk, vulnerability and hazard RehabilitationRehabilitation “Healing”Repair, Reconstruction and recovery ResponseResponse Situation stabilized Disaster/ Emergency No longer direct threat to life/safety and property Vulnerability reduced Reduce risk, vulnerability and hazard Hazard risk analysis Mostly back to normal Environment and Disaster EducationEnvironment and Disaster Education • Roles – An essential part of disaster preparedness and environment protection is the education since the plan will only be effective if the ultimate beneficiaries know what to do in times of environment and disasters issues and know what to expect • Education and Training forms – Special training courses – Extension programs –– New University for Green ITNew University for Green IT Harnessing ICT for Environment and Harnessing ICT for Environment and Disaster EducationDisaster Education • Training Methods – Training cannot be a one-time event – Refresher courses are essential. – Training should be active in every way possible. • It involves the recognition and use of ICT • ICT is a crucial means for local communities around the world to communicate effectively The Role of ICT and CIO The Role of ICT and CIO as Solution of the protection of Environment and as Solution of the protection of Environment and Reduction of DisasterReduction of Disaster Disaster Tsunami, Typhoon, Cyclone Terrorism, Pollution Disaster Tsunami, Typhoon, Cyclone Terrorism, Pollution Environment Deforestation, Desertification, Global Warming Environment Deforestation, Desertification, Global Warming So lut ion ; IC T& CI O So lut ion ; IC T& CI O Conclusion and RecommendationConclusion and Recommendation •• Importance of the role of CIO on Importance of the role of CIO on EnvironmentEnvironment •• Solution of the interdependence between Solution of the interdependence between Environment and Disaster issues Environment and Disaster issues -- Double Double riskrisk •• The establishment of The establishment of ““Global Green ITGlobal Green IT”” UniversityUniversity •• Standardization for New benchmark on Standardization for New benchmark on relationship between environment and relationship between environment and disaster issuesdisaster issues Thank you very much Toshio OBI Naoko IWASAKI Waseda University
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Score: 695465.97 - https://www.itu.int/dms_pub/it.../06/0F/T060F0000090039PDFE.pdf
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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: 694826.86 - https://www.unv.org/index.php/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: 694826.86 - https://www.unv.org/index.php/...ion-protection-our-environment
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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: 694826.86 - https://www.unv.org/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: 694826.86 - https://www.unv.org/news/un-vo...ion-protection-our-environment
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Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’ | | 1UN News Skip to main content Welcome to the United Nations Language العربية 中文 English Français Русский Español Português Kiswahili Other Hindi हिंदी Urdu 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 Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’ Play video Unsplash/Habib Dadkhah A woman poses in a field in Ardabil, Iran. Facebook Twitter Print Email Protect the environment, prevent pandemics, ‘nature is sending us a clear message’ 5 June 2020 Climate and Environment On this year’s World Environment Day , celebrated on June 5, the UN is drawing links between the health of the planet, and human health, and highlighting the importance of protecting biodiversity, the system that supports life. (...) He noted that habitat degradation and biodiversity loss were accelerating, “climate disruption is getting worse…To care for humanity, we must care for nature.” UN chief on World Environment Day 2020, by wellsm@un.org Time for natureSince World Environment Day was launched in 1974, it has grown to become the UN’s biggest annual event, advocating for environmental action and raising worldwide awareness of the need to increase protection for the planet’s long-term survival.
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Score: 694801.8 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/06/1065692
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GENERAL 12 August 1992 ORIGINAL: ENGLISH REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT* (Rio de Janeiro, 3-14 June 1992) Annex I RIO DECLARATION ON ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, Having met at Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992, Reaffirming the Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, adopted at Stockholm on 16 June 1972, a/ and seeking to build upon it, With the goal of establishing a new and equitable global partnership through the creation of new levels of cooperation among States, key sectors of societies and people, Working towards international agreements which respect the interests of all and protect the integrity of the global environmental and developmental system, Recognizing the integral and interdependent nature of the Earth, our home, Proclaims that: Principle 1 Human beings are at the centre of concerns for sustainable development. (...) In view of the different contributions to global environmental degradation, States have common but differentiated responsibilities. (...) Environmental measures addressing transboundary or global environmental problems should, as far as possible, be based on an international consensus.
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Score: 694689.06 - https://sdgs.un.org/sites/defa...ents/1709riodeclarationeng.pdf
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