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United Nations Environmental Conservation Programme (UNEP)

UNEP is the principal UN body in the field of the environment, assisting governments to address global,  regional  and  national  environmental  challenges.  Its  mandate  was  reinforced  at  the  United  Nations  Conference  on  Sustainable Development  (Rio+20)  and  through  the  Rio+20 outcome  document  “The  Future Want” . As a follow up to the Rio+20 Conference, UNEP has been  actively  engaged  with  stakeholders  in  numerous  events  and  online  discussions  to discuss the development of new mechanisms to promote transparency and effective engagement of Civil Society including Indigenous Peoples. The United Nations Environment Programme coordinates United Nations environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing ... Read more