The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) was adopted in 2001 with the following objective (Article 1):
Mindful of the precautionary approach as set forth in Principle 15 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, the objective of this Convention is to protect human health and the environment from persistent organic pollutants.
In 2019, the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal, at its 14th meeting, and the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), at its fourth session, noted with concern that the high and rapidly increasing levels of marine litter, including plastic litter and microplastics, represent a serious envir
There are many fields (e.g. education, health, postal services) where the working of market, focusing on profitability, can not serve a broader view-of public interest, and the Government (State) has to act as a problem-solver through subsidization or nationalization.
The course on report writing is aimed at helping diplomats new and experienced to the UN system with writing effective reports. Doing so will include developing a reliable process, finding a voice, crafting reports, and understanding the language of UN reports. By understanding the parts of different reports, who the audience is, and what subject is supposed to be covered, the participants wi
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Этот курс электронного обучения предназначен для самостоятельного изучения и состоит из 10 отдельных модулей, разработанных Программой Организации Объединенных Наций по окружающей среде (ЮНЕП), Статистиче
At the beginning of 2022, H.E. Antonio Guterres, the United Nations Secretary General, brought the international community’s attention with 5 alarms, as follows: Challenges coming from COVID19, the global financial system, climate change, lawlessness of cybersecurity, as well as peace and security.
This online course is delivered jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).