What is meant by United Nations Environment programes(U.N.E.P)?

Asked by  | 5th Sep, 2008, 02:52: PM

Expert Answer:

UNEP’s work includes: 

i) Assessing global, regional and national environmental conditions and trends.

ii) Developing international and national environmental agreements and legal instruments.

iii) Strengthening institutions for the wise management of the environment.

iv) Integrating economic development and environmental protection.

v) Facilitating the transfer of knowledge and technology for sustainable development.

vi) Encouraging new partnerships and approaches within civil society and the private sector.

UNEP is the United Nations system’s designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level. Its mandate is to coordinate the development of environmental policy consensus by keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the attention of governments and the international community for action.

The mission of U.N.E.P. is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

Answered by  | 5th Sep, 2008, 06:02: PM

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