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Commentary | S+50

Why does Stockholm+50 matter? What did it achieve? What does it offer going forward?

By Ligia Noronha, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of UNEP, New York Office Download PDF > In the weeks that have passed since the gavel dropped on 3 June, marking an end to Stockholm+50, a handful of important questions have emerged.…

News | S+50

Join our final webinar: Forward from Stockholm+50 - what’s next?

Join us on 30 June 2022 (17:00-18:30 CEST) for the fourth and final session of the Stockholm+50 #GGKPwebinar series. This session provides space for reflection on what was achieved at Stockholm+50, what was missed, and what we are taking forward to…

Series | S+50

Working together on global supply chains can help prevent climate disaster

By Gerd Müller The science is clear: to prevent a global climate disaster, we have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent relative to 2010 levels by 2030. We also need to reach net-zero by 2050. Transitioning to a net-zero world is…

Story | S+50

Stockholm+50 event proposes innovative technology tool for environmental solutions

A new initiative proposed at the Stockholm+50 international meeting, which ran from 3 to 5 June, aims to help developing countries tackle environmental challenges through facilitated access to and support for digital and technological solutions.…

News | IISD

IISD Earth Negotiations Bulletin Reporting

IISD's Earth Negotiations Bulletin reporting team is in Stockholm providing in-depth reporting and photos from the international meeting. 

Press Release | S+50

Stockholm+50 closes with call for urgent environmental, economic transformation

Stockholm, 3 June 2022 – Hundreds of speakers attending Stockholm+50, have called for real commitment to urgently address global environmental concerns and for a just transition to sustainable economies that work for all people. The two-day…

Story | S+50

Youth firmly in the spotlight at Stockholm+50

Young, passionate advocates from around the world gathered at the Stockholm+50 international meeting this week to have their say on how to create a more sustainable future. Issues on the agenda included: sustainable recovery from the COVID-19…

Commentary | s+50

Impact for our oceans: the road to Lisbon

This speech by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Inger Andersen was delivered at the Ocean Climate Nexus: Scaling up Ocean Solutions towards Sustainable Development for People, Planet and Prosperity…

Commentary | S+50

Stockholm+50: Action can wait no longer

This speech by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Inger Andersen was delivered at the closing plenary of Stockholm+50. It was first published on 3 June 2022 on the UNEP site My…

News | S+50

Presidents´ Final Remarks to Plenary

In our capacity as Presidents, the following key recommendations emerged from Member States and Stakeholders, through the Plenary and Leadership Dialogues at the Stockholm+50 International Meeting. The recommendations reflect the resolve of the…

News | UN News

Rescue us from our environmental ‘mess’, UN chief urges Stockholm summit

This article was originally published on 2 June 2022 at UN News Global wellbeing is at risk – and it’s in large part because we haven’t kept our promises on the environment – UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday. Although there…