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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

UNEP work encompasses:

  • Assessing global, regional and national environmental conditions and trends
  • Developing international and national environmental instruments
  • Strengthening institutions for the wise management of the environment


"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."

United Nations Environment Programme Resources

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Informes e investigaciones
Febrero 2009

Since 1990 at least eighteen violent conflicts have been fuelled by the exploitation of natural resources. In fact, recent research suggests that over the last sixty years at least forty percent of all intrastate conflicts have a link to natural resources.

Informes e investigaciones
Noviembre 2008

Comercio e Integración Regional Influyen en la dimensión Ambiental. Recursos naturales bordean el 60% del total de exportación de la subregión. Documento revelador sobre el mercado de la soya y otros. Documento completo se puede bajar de http://www.pnuma.org/raiz/GeoMercosurFinal.pdf Aquí le ofrecemos un summary de prensa.

Enero 2008
África subsahariana

This African atlas is the first publication to use satellite photos to depict environmental change in each and every African country during the last thirty years. Through an array of satellite images, graphs, maps, and photographs, this Atlas presents a powerful testament to the adverse changes taking place on the African landscape as a result of intensified  natural and human impacts.

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