Holy See at UN Environment - 2017

Holy See: Failure to Curb Pollution Could Prove Catastrophic

The Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Archbishop Charles Balvo, told the United Nations Environment Assembly, that failure to curb pollution could prove catastrophic. “Humanity is at a turning point, a moment when it is confronted both with the enormous challenges as well as the opportunity of addressing air, water, […]

The United Nations Environment Program is seeking to enhance collaboration with faith communities, in the common endeavor to tackle global environmental issues, and to care for our common home. Just a few days before the 3rd session of the United Nations Environment Assembly kicked-off in Nairobi, the UN Environment hosted a consultation forum with faith-based […]

UN Secretary General in Nairobi UNEP 2017

(Photo Credit: http://web.unep.org) The United Nations Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, made a brief appearance at the UN Environment’s 4th annual subcommittee meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives on 8th March 2017, at which CYNESA was represented. In his remarks, Mr. Guterres highlighted the link between environment, peace and security, and sustainable development. He reminded […]

The Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) participated at the post UNEA 2 workshop for Major Groups and Stakeholders held on 20th-21st September 2016 at the UN complex in Nairobi, Kenya and hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The meeting ended on a high, further underscoring that the human race […]