North America

UNEP’s North America Office is working to support prosperity, build resilience and boost resource efficiency in the United States and Canada.


Rapid Response Assessment shows coastal and offshore permafrost in a changing Arctic


The Making Peace with Nature report offers a blueprint to tackling the climate crisis

Publication Release

Join the Mississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative to help track debris data in your community!

The Challenge

North America, a global leader in innovation, is rich in wilderness, biodiversity and natural beauty.

But the United States and Canada face growing environmental challenges—including climate change, air pollution, marine debris, and unsustainable production and consumption. Read More


We work with partners to respond to some of North America’s most urgent environmental challenges.

  • About This Office
  • Our New York Office

Learn more about who we are and how we work.


North America Office

900 17th Street NW, Suite 506 
Washington, D.C. 20006

UNEP’s New York Office is a devoted bridge builder, specialized in establishing and maintaining critical links with the UN Secretariat, UN organizations and entities headquartered in New York, Permanent Missions to the UN, civil society organizations, academic institutions and others.

Learn more about the New York Office.