UNEP/Global Resources Information Database

Project Description
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), established in
1972, works to encourage sustainable development through sound
environmental practices everywhere. Its activities cover a wide
range of issues, from atmosphere and terrestrial ecosystems, the
promotion of environmental science and information, to an early
warning and emergency response capacity to deal with
environmental disasters and emergencies.

Priorities include:

1. Environmental information, assessment and research

2. Enhanced coordination of environmental conventions and
development and development of policy instruments

3. Fresh water

4. Technology transfer and industry

5. Support to Africa

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[Summary provided by UNEP]