Welcome to the Earth School

Today, over 1.5 billion children aren’t able to go to school. In response to this education crisis, Unep and TED-Ed – with lots of educators and partner organizations – launched Earth School,  30 days of nature-focused content and environmental adventures for learners of all ages. Read More

Unep and Unesco patronage to the 10WEEC

UNESCO and UNEP agencies gave – once again – their patronage to the World Environmental Education Congress. Let’s attend it in Bangkok  from 3 to 7 November 2019. Read More

Universities and Colleges for the Climate Summit. A letter to sign here!

UN Environment (Climate Change Unit and Education Unit in particular) and Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC)  jointly drafted a Climate Emergency Letter, calling on pledges by higher education institutions and networks to raise the flag of concern around the climate emergency in the run up to the Secretary General’s Climate Summit on Sep 23.
500 institutions have already signed. And you? Read More

Beat Air Pollution. Unep campaign for the World Environment Day 2019

UNEP is calling on everybody to organize events on air pollution and clean the air. The World Environment Day 2019 will be a truly global event: register your event and get worldwide visibility. You will receive both a certificate of participation from UN Environment and the warm glow of knowing you are doing your part. Read More

Air crash: environmentalism cries its victims

Among the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines disaster many delegates directed to the Fourth Assembly of the United Nations on Environment in Nairobi. The condolences of the WEEC Read More

UNEP publication, capacity building and biodiversity

A new UNEP publication presents environmental change through capacity building and contributions in stopping biodiversity loss, supporting sound management of chemicals and waste, cleaning up obsolete pesticides, combatting desertification, tackling climate change through the clean development mechanism and carbon markets and fundamentally. Read More

UNEP report on ‘Environment, Religion and Culture’

UNEP, in collaboration with the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Department of the Environment, Iran, has published the report ‘Environment, Religion and Culture’ in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’. It shows how religion and culture interpret the Five P’s of people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnership and… Read More