Young People Feature Predominantly at the High-Level Ministerial Segment of the AMCEN

By David N. Munene Yesterday, in Durban, South Africa, the Ministers of Environment and other delegates including those from the African Major Groups and Stakeholders (MGS) participated in the high-level ministerial segment of the Seventeenth Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN). In the meeting where incessant reference to the youth and […]

By David N. Munene Right after the opening of the 17th Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), which is taking place at the Olive Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa, the African Civil Society Group held a meeting with the Director of Governing Affairs at the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), Mr. […]

Holy See at UN Environment - 2017

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 […]