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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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Hundreds of Millions Face Health Risk as Water Pollution Rises Across Three Continents
30 August 2016 - Water pollution has risen across three continents, placing hundreds of millions of people at risk of contracting life-threatening diseases like cholera and typhoid, UN Environment warns today. The worrying rise in the pollution of.... More
The Environmental Movement’s Greatest Success Story: Ozone Layer Begins to Heal
It seems unlikely that a coffin-sized machine that instructed its users to wrap it in a quilt to keep it warm could beat the most advanced NASA satellites to the discovery of one of the world’s greatest environmental crises. Yet, in 1982, the Dobson meter, whose readings... More
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