UN Environment Assembly Registration Open

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Join the global movement to #BeatPollution

Together we can clean up the planet and save lives around the world.

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Participation to the 2017 UN Environment Assembly requires accreditation of civil society organisations. Deadline is 31 August 2017

We would like to encourage all interested civil society organizations to get accredited with UN Environment in time to be able to participate in the upcoming Assembly in December 2017.

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Perspectives NO: 26 COMMUNITY BASED MONITORING TO END OIL CONTAMINATION IN PERUVIAN AMAZON

The Wampis nation of Peru is intrinsically linked to their environment. They have built their culture and knowledge from interacting with nature. 

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Perspectives NO: 27 TACKLING POLLUTION IS ESSENTIAL FOR MEETING SDG POVERTY OBJECTIVES

The article takes a look at the relationship between poverty and pollution and how the relevant sustainable development goals (SDGs) are tackling both issues. Pollution can be a by-product of ..

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Regional Consultative Meetings

Once a year, the Civil Society Unit together with all six Regional Offices convenes Regional Consultative Meetings (RCM) to facilitate multi-stakeholder dialogues on issues pertinent to the UN Environment.  These consultations take place in 2016 and 2017 and are considered preparatory dialogues in the lead 

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2017 Environment Assembly

Theme: Pollution

Venue: Un Environment office in Narobi

Date: 4 - 6 December 2017

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News

A briefing for Non-Governmental Organisations from Kenya

At this workshop, NGOs based in Kenya, together with NGO representatives from other African Countries will be informed about the role of the United Nations and UN Environment, with the objective to allow them to better benefit from the presence of these organisations

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The Clean Planet Pledge

Commit to act. Sign the Pledge.

Join us by pledging to reduce your pollution footprint. Select from the options below, or create your own action. Then sign the Clean Planet Pledge and help us spread the word.

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The Clean Seas global campaign on marine litter

Litter in the seas is a major global environmental problem. In connection with the Ocean Conference in New York, Sweden is joining the Clean Seas Campaign, a global UN Environment initiative to reduce marine litter.

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BreatheLife

BreatheLife is a Climate and Clean Air Coalition initiative led by the WHO and UN Environment. This global campaign aims to mobilize cities and individuals to protect our health and our planet from the effects of air pollution.

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Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement in the work of UNEP and UNEA.

UN Environment commissioned Stakeholder Forum to develop an options paper, with proposals on improving the effectiveness of stakeholder participation in the UN Environment Assembly in future, including through the Global Major Groups and Stakeholders Forum (GMGSF).

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Publications

PUTTING RIO PRINCIPLE 10 INTO ACTION: AN IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE FOR THE UNEP BALI GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL LEGISLATION ON ACCESS TO INFORMATION, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS

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Accreditation Modalities Flyer

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ISSUE NO. 24: CONFLICT POLLUTION AND THE TOXIC REMNANTS OF WAR: A GLOBAL PROBLEM THAT RECEIVES TOO LITTLE ATTENTION

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ISSUE NO. 26: COMMUNITY BASED MONITORING TO END OIL CONTAMINATION IN PERUVIAN AMAZON

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ISSUE NO. 27: TACKLING POLLUTION IS ESSENTIAL FOR MEETING SDG POVERTY OBJECTIVES

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ISSUE NO. 28: IMPACTS OF POLLUTION ON OUR HEALTH AND THE PLANET: THE CASE OF COAL POWER PLANTS

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Handbook for Stakeholder Engagement at UNEP

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Accreditation

United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA)

Major Groups bring their daily life matters and new perspectives into policy-making at international, national and local levels. As such the inclusion of Major groups and Stakeholders is paramount to environmental governance.

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