For Valentine’s Day, UN environment wing is urging everyone to ‘break up’ with single-use plastic

In It’s not me, it’s you, a short video for its #CleanSeas campaign, the UN environment wing takes a lighter look at the very serious problem of marine litter and urges everyone to give up the use of single-use plastic products such as disposable cutlery, water-bottles, food containers and shopping bags.

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UN Bonn Annual Preview for 2018

On 29 January 2018, UN Bonn organized a press-briefing for local media and civil society to provide them with an overview of the activities and priorities of Bonn-based UN organisations for 2018.

In his opening remarks, Prof. Jakob Rhyner, current Head of Agencies and Director of United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS), provided an overview of the growing UN Campus in Bonn, and appreciated the city of Bonn as a pleasant work and living place.

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New IRENA report finds all renewable technologies to be competitive by 2020

According to a new cost analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time.

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UNFCCC: Let’s Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Climate Convention

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UNCCD: Message from the Executive Secretary, Ms. Monique Barbut on World Day to Combat Desertification 2017

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UNFCCC: On the Possibility to Withdraw from the Paris Agreement - A Short Overview

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UNCCD: Land for Life Award 2017 winners announced

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UNCCD: Burkina Faso to host high-level meeting on green jobs for youth

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UNCCD: Connecting the dots between climate and land

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UNCCD: Connecting the dots between climate and land

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