14 Jul 2015 | unep.org
UNEP Receives 2015 Africa Peace Award for Environmental and Development Work
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) received on Monday the Africa Peace Award, conferred by the United Religions Initiative-Africa (URI-Africa) to distinguished individuals or organizations for efforts towards sustainable peace, environmental protection, development, democracy and good leadership on the continent.
06 Jul 2015 | iucn.org
BRIDGE strenghtens cooperation on water management of lake Chad
Au cours du mois de mai 2015 des cadres de concertation nationaux multi acteurs pour la gestion des ressources naturelles du sous bassin transfrontalier du Chari-Logone ont été mis en place dans le cadre du projet Building River Dialogue and Governance (Bridge Africa) qui vise l'amélioration de la coopération entre les pays riverains en appliquant la diplomatie de l'eau à plusieurs niveaux.
01 Jul 2015 | wwf.panda.org
End to Great Barrier Reef dumping is imminent
Bonn, Germany – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee has voted to maintain pressure on Australia to deliver on its promise to restore the health of the Great Barrier Reef.
01 Jul 2015 | fdmt.iwlearn.org
Flood and Drought Management Tools project at HAII (18 May 2015 – 5 June 2015)
During the three week Thailand visit by the DHI team (Jakob Luchner and Neils Riegels) from the F&DMT project, DHI, EGAT, TMD, RID, IWA, and HAII held two meetings to discuss drought management components: input and output process, bias correction methodologies, and operational seasonal prediction.
23 Jun 2015 | unep.org
Western Indian Ocean's Pristine Ecosystems, Valued at US $25 Billion Annually, Under Threat
Growing populations and economies in the Western Indian Ocean region are increasing risks to the world's least ecologically disturbed coasts, where ecosystem services are conservatively valued at US$25 billion annually, according to a new report by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) released on the 30th Anniversary of signing of the Nairobi Convention.