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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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UNV-2022-02-04T11:40:23+0100.pdf General enquires Email: unv.media@unv.org Tel: +49-228-815 2000 Fax: +49-228-815 2001 Partnership enquires Email: partnershipsupport@unv.org Tel: +49-228-815 2000 Fax: +49-228-815 2001 1 During the celebration of Earth Day in Bangui on April 22, Irena Kazenaite (left), UN Volunteer Recruitment and Selection Specialist and Sahon Flan (right), UN Volunteer Environment Officer, remove plastic bags at Rapid High School of Bangui, Central African Republic. © (MINUSCA/Hervé Serefio, 2018) 05 June 2018 UN Volunteers drive change and support action for the protection of our environment 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 https://www.unv.org/our-stories/un-volunteers-enhance-environmental-management-and-reduce-plastic-waste https://www.unv.org/our-stories/un-volunteers-enhance-environmental-management-and-reduce-plastic-waste https://www.unv.org/our-stories/un-volunteers-contribute-climate-resilience-rural-communities-zimbabwe https://www.unv.org/our-stories/un-volunteers-contribute-climate-resilience-rural-communities-zimbabwe https://www.unv.org/our-stories/volunteers-contribute-biodiversity-conservation-and-access-genetic-resources https://www.unv.org/our-stories/volunteers-contribute-biodiversity-conservation-and-access-genetic-resources General enquires Email: unv.media@unv.org Tel: +49-228-815 2000 Fax: +49-228-815 2001 Partnership enquires Email: partnershipsupport@unv.org Tel: +49-228-815 2000 Fax: +49-228-815 2001 3 Sustainable Development Goal: SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals campaigns, and the development of bio-cultural protocols with the mobilization of local and community volunteers.
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Score: 684140.1 - https://www.unv.org/node/15639/pdf
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References The state of the environment; freshwater. GEO-2000: Global Environment Outlook. (...) Marine and coastal areas - state of the environment. GEO-2000 - Global Environment Outlook. Nairobi, United Nations Environment Programme, 1999. Directory index 1. Water, ecosystems and health - the global view 2.
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Score: 684110.45 - https://www.who.int/heli/risks/water/water/en/
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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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Mongolia is prioritizing the establishment of a safe and healthy environment for its people to live while sustaining a long-term, comprehensive policy on socio-economic development with an emphasis of protecting environment and natural resources by maintaining the ecological balance. (...) The challenge of water management we are facing is global; ways to tackle the present problem must be also global cooperative action. (...) Madame Chairperson, I do hope this meeting would help to forge regional partnership and thus contributing to larger global efforts extending protection and use of transboundary water and international lakes to meet the goals of sustainable development.
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Score: 683918.65 - https://unece.org/fileadmin/DA...r/mop5/statements/Mongolia.doc
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As we move ahead, ICAO will actively pursue the formulation of a CO2 Standard by 2013 and new guidance to facilitate the implementation of operational measures with enhanced environmental benefits. Focus will also be placed on a global framework for market-based measures to reduce emissions – all initiatives undertaken with the support of ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP). (...) ICAO multiplied its efforts in coordinating its activities with other UN bodies, States, and international organizations in this area and the UN itself also launched several initiatives related to climate change which necessitated yet more involvement of ICAO. Environmental protection is a global problem that requires global solutions. (...) ICAO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION PROGRAMME Folasade Odutola Director of the Air Transport Bureau, ICAO 4 REPORT OVERVIEW Jane Hupe Chief of the Environment Branch, in ICAO’s Air Transport Bureau.
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Score: 683781.4 - https://www.icao.int/environme...AO_EnvReport10_Foreword_en.pdf
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Ban spotlights need for international cooperation to preserve ozone layer, protect environment | | 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 Ban spotlights need for international cooperation to preserve ozone layer, protect environment UNEP The ozone layer: protecting our atmosphere for generations to come. (...) Signed on 16 September 1987, the Montreal Protocol aims to protect the ozone layer by taking measures to control total global production and consumption of substances that deplete it, with the ultimate objective of their elimination. (...) “Sustainable development – enabled by the integration of economic growth, social justice and environmental stewardship – must become our global guiding principle and operational standard,” Mr.
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Score: 683640.5 - https://news.un.org/story/2013/09/449082
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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 INTERNATIONAL, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL LEVELS IN THE PERIOD 2002–2006
Implementing the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities is in the first place the task of Governments. (...) In brief, while much remains to be done to protect the marine environment from land-based activities, many of the goals set by the international community for the further implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities by Governments and the facilitating role of the UNEP Global Programme of Action Coordination Office for the period 2002–2006 have been met. (...) It further seeks to ensure sustainable management of the marine environment and its resources. In 2003, the national focal ministries of the twelve countries that participate in Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia produced the Putrajaya Declaration of Regional Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Seas of East Asia, calling for the implementation of the Global Programme of Action and the Montreal Declaration UNEP/GPA/IGR.2/2 10 on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities, “with special emphasis on municipal wastewater, the physical alteration and destruction of habitats and nutrients through efforts at all levels.”
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GUIDANCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FROM LAND-BASED ACTIVITIES FOR 2007–2011: GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION CONTRIBUTION TO THE INTERNATIONALLY AGREED GOALS AND TARGETS FOR THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF OCEANS, COASTS AND ISLANDS
Introduction A. Background 1. The Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities is the only global action programme that addresses the interlinkages between the freshwater and coastal environments. (...) The duty of States to preserve and protect the marine environment has been reflected and incorporated in various global conventions and regional instruments. (...) Specific calls for the establishment of links between multilateral environmental agreements and the regional seas programmes have been made by the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum, for example, in its decision 21/28 of 9 February 2001 on the further development and strengthening of regional seas programmes: promoting the conservation and sustainable use of the marine and coastal environment, building partnerships and establishing linkages with multilateral environmental agreements. 24.
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DRAFT DECISION ON THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL REVIEW MECHANISM OF THE GLOBAL PROGRAMME OF ACTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT FROM LAND-BASED ACTIVITIES
K2103560 280122 UNITED NATIONS EP UNEP/GPA/IGR.5/3 United Nations Environment Programme Distr.: General 23 December 2021 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 Fifth session Online, 15 February 2022 Item 4 of the provisional agenda* Draft decision on the intergovernmental review mechanism of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities Draft decision on the intergovernmental review mechanism of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities Note by the secretariat 1. The present note serves as a background document for consideration of item 4 of the provisional agenda, on the draft decision on the intergovernmental review mechanism of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities. (...) Recalling that the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities was created to counter the impact of land-based activities on the marine environment from nine source categories, and that the Global Programme of Action was adopted by 108 Governments and the European Commission at an intergovernmental conference held in Washington, D.C., in 1995,2 3.
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Score: 683593.07 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...pen&DS=UNEP/GPA/IGR.5/3&Lang=E
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