• EMG Newsletter

    Get the latest EMG updates straight to your inbox by signing up for our newsletter. Every quarter the EMG will send you the latest news on EMG Members’ initiatives and progress on the environment including the implementation of the environmental dimensions of the 2030 agenda.


  • EMG Highlights 2016 and plans for 2017

    We would like to share with you a brief picture of the EMG's work in 2016 and what we have planned for the remainder of 2017. We would like to thank everyone for their contributions to this collective work and look forward to our continued collaboration during 2017..

    Read More

  • United Nations and Sound Chemicals Management

    In response to calls for enhanced cooperation in the UN system to implement chemicals-related agreements and instruments, the EMG established in 2014 an ad hoc and time-limited Issue Management Group (IMG) on the Sound Management of Chemicals to raise the priority given to chemicals management

    Read More

  • Advancing the Environmental and Social Sustainability Framework in the United Nations System. Interim Guide

    This Interim Guide was prepared through the Consultative Process of the Environment Management Group as a basic tool to help the UN entities to start implementing the Framework.

    Read More

  • UN EMG Stocktaking Report on Green Economy Knowledge Products by UN Agencies and Partners

    The report presents a compilation of green economy products developed by the UN System. This report has been prepared as a response to the 18th meeting of the Environment Management Group (EMG) senior officials, which tasked the EMG’s Issue Management Group on Green Economy to carry out a stocktaking exercise on existing UN system-wide web-based green economy platforms and resources.

    Read More

The Nexus Approach and the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda: Policy, Practice and Partnershipsnexus

The EMG provides a service to the operationalization of environmental issues within the UN system by promoting coordination, information exchange and joint action among the UN agencies. The 17 SDGs present many new opportunities for synthesis among agencies. Taken individually, the SDGs can attract and energize specific agencies, ministries, and expert communities. Taken together...

Read more