Saturday, 3rd June 2023

United Nations Environment Programme

22 May
Ahead of a second round of negotiations in Paris, next week on a global agreement to beat plastic pollution, a new report has revealed that plastic pollution could reduce by 80 per cent by 2040 if countries and companies make deep policy, as well as market shifts using existing technologies.
22 Nov 2019
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for concerted efforts towards addressing the problems associated with climate change and environmental degradation in the country.
22 Oct 2019
Ahead of International Conference on Chemical in Bonn, Germany by 2020, the Federal government has put in place structures aimed at implementing sound management of chemicals (SMC) in Nigeria.
21 Aug 2019
The managerial run of the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will begin this week with the announcement of portfolios and swearing-in of ministers-designate. 
2 Dec 2018
In the past, when rivers and lands in Goi, K-Dere and Bodo communities in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State were free from oil spill, the environment displayed aquatic splendour. Fish, periwinkles and other sea animals were healthy and alive in the rivers. Then, pregnant women and children in these communities enjoyed nutritious delicacies…
29 Apr 2018
Activists, who resisted the despoliation of Ogoni environment by multinationals, namely Shell, Total and Agip in the 1990s, and whose agitation were criminalised by the Nigerian state, are presently pitched against traditional rulers, who have endorsed the Federal Government’s bid to resume oil production in the area...
5 Jun 2017
Since the current President, Muhammadu Buhari was elected the governing structures for the UNEP implementation have been put in place and a coordinator was appointed to lead HYPREP, the implementation agency.
5 Aug 2016
Another practical step towards the cleanup of Ogoniland was taken yesterday by the Federal Government when it inaugurated the governing council and Board of Trustees (BoT) for ...
1 Aug 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 23-man team, to oversee the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Report on Ogoniland.
3 Jul 2016
The actual implementation of recommendations by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Ogoniland might not commence till next year.
20 Jun 2016
Achim Steiner wrapped up his last day as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) after a 10-year term that saw UNEP brought to the fore as the voice for the environment in the UN system
8 Jun 2016
Kachikwu made this commitment during the 2016 World Environment Day (WED) with the theme: “Illegal Trade in Wildlife” and NNPC adopted the slogan “Let’s Go Wild for Life” at the NNPC Towers in Abuja.


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Long an anti-immigration party, the Alternative for Germany (AfD) has scaled new heights in national polls as discontent with the government in Berlin and its climate agenda grows.
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to be sworn in on Saturday as head of state after winning a historic runoff election to extend his two-decade rule for another five years as Turkey's economic woes worsen.
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Carriages perched on top of each other and lines of bodies collected by rescue workers: as dawn broke on Saturday, it revealed the horror of one of India's deadliest railway crashes.
1 hour ago
Heavy rain across parts of Japan has killed one person, left two missing and injured dozens more, authorities said Saturday, with thousands of residents issued evacuation warnings.
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Shelling rocked greater Khartoum on Friday as fighting between Sudan's warring generals intensified, despite US sanctions imposed after