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European Development Days 2022

The European Development Days are Europe’s leading forum on international partnerships. Organised by the European Commission, the EDDs bring key actors together to share...

Time To Turn The Tide – Peter Thomson

“There can be no healthy planet, without a healthy ocean” is the daily mantra of Ambassador Peter Thomson, United Nations Secretary-General's Special Envoy for...

UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter – June 2022

monthly issue of the UNRIC Info Point & Library Newsletter featuring new UN websites and publications, with a special focus on COVID-19 information

I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside: World Oceans Day...

“No matter who or where we are, we are all dipping our toes in the same enormous connecting body of water. It’s our ocean...

Oceans in danger: the threats they face

Climate change and human activities are causing the health of oceans to decline at an alarming rate. From the acidification of waters to pollution,...

Time to turn the tides : Lefteris Arapakis

From a family of nearly five generations of fishermen, UNEP's Young Champion of the Earth, Lefteris Arapakis from Greece, decided to break the cycle....
WCCB-Escalators

Bonn Climate Change Conference: Taking Stock of Global Efforts to Implement...

Government delegates, observers and various experts will gather in Bonn/Germany from 6 – 16 June to begin taking stock of where the world stands...

Guterres at Stockholm+50: “End the suicidal war against nature”

UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on world leaders to change course and end a “senseless and suicidal war against nature” at the opening of...

Brussels goes green for World Environment Day

Brussels will be marking World Environment Day this Sunday with several events organised in the Belgian capital, in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Throughout the day, members...

Time to Turn the Tide – Miguel Serpa Soares

The UNRIC Podcast on the Ocean Conference What is at stake when it comes to the ocean’s future? What are its main challenges? Where can...

Sustainable Development Goals remain EU’s “compass”

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) remain a “compass” to guide the European Union through crises, says European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni, as Eurostat’s...

Ciné-ONU Screening of From Devil’s Breath

“Nature isn't just something that we need to survive; it's the reason we want to survive.” – Professor Tom Crowther To mark World Biodiversity Day...

What you need to know about Stockholm+50

World leaders and representatives from government, business, international organizations, civil society and youth will gather in Sweden 2 and 3 June 2022, for Stockholm+50 – an international...

Lyme disease: how to prevent, detect and treat

The arrival of spring and rising temperatures means the return and multiplication of ticks. The month of May is dedicated to raising awareness of...

What is renewable energy? Energies of the future

Renewable energy is currently one of the hottest topics on the global agenda. With the grim conclusions from the State of the Global Climate...