The EMG Task Team for policy dialogue to enhance collaboration amongst UN entities on Sustainable Development and greening of the Belt and Road Initiative. The task Team will map out UN agencies’ contributions to the greening of the Belt and Road Initiative. It will also identify a possible strategy on UN engagement with the Belt and Road Initiative.

Sand and dust storms are a global environmental problem that affects the health and livelihoods of millions of people across the world. The UN General Assembly and the UN Environment Assembly have asked EMG members to address this issue.  A coalition to combat this global phenomenon has been established. 

E-waste is a term used to cover items of all types of electrical and electronic equipment and its parts that have been discarded by the owner as waste without the intention of re-use. E-waste is generally categorized as hazardous waste if toxic materials such as mercury, lead and brominated flame retardants are contained.