United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

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UNEP is the United Nations system’s designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action. The mandate and objectives of UNEP emanate from:

The major results of UNEP activities

UNEP has five priority areas

UNEP cooperates closely with an increasing number of global and regional multilateral environmental agreements. The UNEP-administered environmental conventions include:

More information available at: www.unep.org