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Regional governments and experts to meet in Brasilia to discuss ways to adopt an integrated approach to sustainable development
Government, international cooperation organizations, civil society and private sector representatives will meet in Brasilia, Brazil, on October 4-5 to share experiences on adopting an integrated approach to sustainable development.
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UNEP implements Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration
In 1992 when the international community adopted the Rio Declaration, within Principle 10 is agreed that: “Environmental issues are best handled with participation of all concerned citizens, at the relevant level. At the national level, each individual shall have appropriate access to information concerning the environment that is held by public authorities
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UN Environment Chief welcomes EU vote to ratify Paris Agreement
4 October 2016 - UN Environment head Erik Solheim released the following statement in reaction to the European Parliament's vote to ratify the Paris Agreement. "We are delighted to see the European Parliament vote to ratify the Paris Agreement today. There are real fears.... More
Healthy cities
Health needs to be an integral part of Habitat III, the Third UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, and of its outcome. The New Urban Agenda, the outcome document, will guide policies on cities at a time when urban growth will have a defining role in the future of climate and environment... More
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