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Many Strong Voices - one of the top ten most influential climate change campaigns in the world
Many Strong Voices (MSV) – a programme that brings together people and organizations in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to take action on climate change – has been voted by readers of The Guardian as one of the most influen ...
Tuesday 03 Dec 2013
The UN-REDD Programme Receives US$ 40 Million Pledge from Norway to Help 48 Developing Countries Halt Deforestation
WARSAW, POLAND - 21 NOVEMBER, 2013 – At the 19th UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP19) this week, the Government of Norway announced a pledge of US$ 40 million to continue support for the UN-REDD Programme. ...
Thursday 21 Nov 2013
Many Strong Voices – Filling the Gap between Community Needs and Policy
Over the past several years, it has become clear that the severe damage and irreversible losses from climate impacts can no longer be avoided – peoples and communities around the world understand this all too well, as storms become more violent ...
Tuesday 19 Nov 2013
Arctic/Small Island States youth photo exhibition
“Portraits of Resilience” photo exhibition opened on 18 November 2013 at the State Ethnographic Museum in Warsaw during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 19th Conference of the Parties.
Tuesday 19 Nov 2013
A joint call for South-South and Regional Cooperation to tackle climate change challenges
The importance of fostering cooperation among countries and regions to address adaptation to climate change and sustainable development in developing countries, mountainous nations, and SIDS was the central theme of the side event ‘Adaptation w ...
Tuesday 19 Nov 2013
John Crump blogs from COP 19 in Warsaw, Poland
Two shadows hang over this year's United Nations Climate change negotiations in Warsaw, Poland...
Tuesday 12 Nov 2013
The Future We Want For All - Report on the National Post-2015 Consultations in Norway
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have achieved remarkable progress in development since 1990. But the job is not finished, and we still have a long way to go to reverse the increasing gap between rich and poor, the continuing environment ...
Wednesday 23 Oct 2013
A tribute to Ambassador Hans Wilhelm Longva
Norwegian jurist and top diplomat Hans Wilhelm Longva was especially known during an extensive and impressive career, for his diplomatic role in the Middle East. The UNEP Shelf Programme also benefited from his wisdom and statesmanship.
Tuesday 15 Oct 2013
Minamata Convention on Mercury Opens for Signing 10 October 2013 in Japan
The agreement is a response to the realization that mercury pollution is a global problem that no one country can solve alone. The convention was four years in the making, with morethan 130 nations agreeing by consensus to a final text in Janua ...
Thursday 10 Oct 2013
Video: Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES)
Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) are of increasing political interest as this approach helps preserve ecosystems and the goods and services they provide. Despite the valid global debate on pros and cons of this scheme, we believe that PES ...
Monday 07 Oct 2013
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