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Fri 17/01/20
The Secretariat of the UN’s Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD) is continuing its long-standing support of a biodiversity initiative in Paraná, Brazil, ensuring hundreds of hectares of Atlantic Rainforest are restored and protected.The...
Mon 06/01/20
UNDP Bhutan has provided blankets to keep its staff warm at work as temperatures dip. This effort is the latest in a series of office-wide initiatives being taken to reduce our carbon footprint.UNDP Bhutan’s efforts to reduce energy consumption and...
Mon 23/12/19
December 2019: In line with the main objective of the FAO Corporate Environmental Responsibility Team to reduce its emissions and environmental impact, the Corporate Environmental Responsibility Team from FAO Headquarters in Italy, FAO Djibouti and...
Mon 11/11/19
UNDP Tanzania has recently celebrated the adoption of clean energy with an installation of a Hybrid Solar Power System at the United Nations House in Dar es Salaam. This exemplary move towards renewable energy reaffirms UNDP’s role in spearheading...
Tue 05/11/19
The UN General Assembly (A/RES/72/219) has endorsed the Secretary-General’s plan to integrate sustainable development practices into Secretariat-wide operations and facilities management. With this in mind, the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON...
Mon 28/10/19
Over a period of three years, UN House in Namibia has made great strides in green energy and technological innovation. The office has installed a solar panel system on the roof of its building, acquired two electric vehicles (EV), and combined these...
Fri 04/10/19
UNDP Brazil has done solid work on sustainable operations and greening initiatives, not only to promote a better work environment, but also to benefit from the efficiencies and cost-savings of actions. 
Wed 25/09/19
The United Nations Secretariat has adopted a new 10-year Climate Action Plan aimed at transforming its operations to achieve a 45 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and sourcing 80 per cent of electricity from renewable energy by 2030....
Wed 25/09/19
Major announcements by government and private sector leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit on 23 September boosted climate action momentum, and demonstrated growing recognition that the pace of climate action must be rapidly...
Mon 23/09/19
The landmark new report, which will be presented to the UN Climate Action Summit, underlines the glaring – and growing – gap between agreed targets to tackle global warming and the actual reality.
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