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Fri 28/10/16
System-wide efforts to 'green the blue' were recognised this week in UN Secretary General's Staff Awards. The team behind Greening the Blue, including the Sustainable United Nations (SUN) team and the Issue Management Group (IMG) on Environmental...
Fri 21/10/16
ITU's Deputy Secretary-General has inaugurated ITU’s newest bike parking solution, a covered-rack next to ITU’s HQ Tower in Geneva. The rack was co-funded by ITU Mobility, a group of ITU staff championing sustainable commuting, including by...
Fri 21/10/16
Waste management is one of the key aspects the ILO is targeting to reduce its negative impact on the environment. As part of the organization’s efforts to measure and assess waste practices within its offices worldwide, the 2015 waste data was...
Tue 18/10/16
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and United Nations Environment have welcomed the landmark deal struck on 15th October 2016 by nearly 200 countries to reduce the emissions of potent chemicals used in air conditioners and refrigerators – a move that...
Mon 17/10/16
The second session of the United Nations Environmental Assembly (UNEA-2) took place at the UN Environment (UNEP) Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya in May 2016. The five day conference was geared at being a carbon neutral, paperless and plastic bottle...
Thu 13/10/16
UNOPS has launched a new report based on the Global Reporting Initiative to monitor progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. In a recent article published in Development Today Executive Director Grete Faremo explained what this means for...
Wed 28/09/16
The role of agriculture should go beyond just generating food to help address global challenges such as climate change and antimicrobial resistance, the head of United Nations agriculture agency stressed today.
Fri 23/09/16
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declared that more than 55 countries have formally joined the Paris Agreement on climate change signed by world leaders this past April, officially crossing one of the two thresholds required to bring...
Wed 03/08/16
The United Nations Department of Field Support (DFS) announced today that its Global Service Centre (GSC) has been awarded the ISO 14001:2015 certification on environmental management.
Fri 29/07/16
[Article written by: Jean Philippe Decraene] After an innovative procurement process, FAO has upgraded nearly all corridor lighting around the headquarters buildings. This project will save the Organization approximately USD 71,000 per year and...
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