Author: EMG Secretariat

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is strongly committed to diminishing its environmental impact by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from air travel, vehicle fleets and facilities, and through reductions in water consumption, paper use, and waste. In its 2018-2021 Strategic Plan, UNICEF renewed its commitment to improving the eco-efficiency of operations and to become an […]

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The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) celebrates the publication of three inspiring reports on the numerous and dangerous relations between climate change and food security, marine safeguarding and water stress. The Nutrition Advantage, Harnessing nutrition co-benefits of climate-resilient agriculture studies how investments in climate-resilient agriculture can result in the beneficial delivery of means to secure […]

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The EMG is proud to announce that on March 21st, 2018, organizations from the United Nations system, active in addressing the global e-waste challenge, signed a Letter of Intent paving the way for collaboration on UN system-wide support for e-waste management. The signatory organizations included: UN Environment, the International Telecommunication Union, United Nations University, International Labor […]

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Where actors meet to advance the frontiers of crisis response from short term stability to long-term resilience. The Environment Management Group is pleased to announce the establishment and kick-off of its new Issue Management Group on Environment and Humanitarian Action.  This project will serve as a unifying platform for established UN-wide collaboration processes to engage relevant […]

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