United Nations Environment Programme
Who we are
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What we do
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We help governments minimize the effects of biotechnology on biological diversity and human health.
We protect and restore ecosystems and the goods and services they provide.
We promote skills, attitudes and values in support of sustainable and just societies.
We empower governments and other stakeholders in evidence-based decision-making.
We support strong laws and institutions for a healthier, more sustainable world.
We support positive change in the extractive sector’s governance and business practices.
We promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in environmental protection and sustainable development.
We promote the transition to economies that are low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive.
We promote the protection and sustainable management of the world’s marine and coastal environments.
We deliver on the environmental dimension of each of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
We promote the use of environmentally sound technologies in developing countries and countries in transition.
We promote sustainable, low-emission transport and work to reduce the sector’s contribution to air pollution and climate change.