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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading environmental authority in the United Nations system. UNEP uses its expertise to strengthen environmental standards and practices while helping implement environmental obligations at the country, regional and global levels. UNEP’s mission is 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.


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Today, our food systems are destabilizing our planet and failing to provide all people with healthy and nutritious diets...


The project has a specific focus on promotion of local, low carbon, sustainably sourced materials for buildings and...