Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Release | S+50

3 Jun 2022

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…

Press Release | Stockholm+50

2 Jun 2022

Stockholm+50 opens with calls to accelerate action for a healthy planet and prosperity for all

Stockholm, 2 June 2022 – Fifty years after Sweden hosted the first-ever United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, and with the world facing a triple planetary crisis of climate change,…

Press Release | Affiliated | Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

2 Jun 2022

Global environmental meeting sees governments commit to action for a planet safe from hazardous chemicals and wastes

More than 100 ministers and other high-level representatives meet in Stockholm to discuss ways of addressing the triple planetary crisis of pollution, climate change and biodiversity loss, through…

Press Release | Affiliated | Climate Investment Funds

1 Jun 2022

New CIF Program Harnesses Nature to Scale Climate Action, Sustainable Food Supply in Developing Countries

STOCKHOLM, June 1, 2022—Today, the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) launched the CIF Nature, People, and Climate (NPC) investment platform to pilot and scale nature-based solutions in…

Press Release | Affiliated | Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative

1 Jun 2022

Fossil fuel addiction subverts every single sustainable development goal

1st JUNE 2022 - As the UN commemorates 50 years since the first international summit on the environment, a new report exposes the critical dangers that fossil fuels pose to all 17 sustainable…

Media Advisory | Stockholm+50

27 May 2022

Stockholm+50 International Meeting

Stockholm+50: A Healthy Planet for the Prosperity of All – Our Responsibility, Our Opportunity” (Stockholm+50), an international meeting convened by the United Nations General Assembly, will be held…

Media Advisory | Stockholm+50

31 Mar 2022

Five online Regional Multi-stakeholder Consultations ahead of Stockholm+50

In 1972, countries from around the world gathered in Stockholm for the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment around the theme, Only One Earth. Five decades later, the Swedish capital…

Press Release | Stockholm+50

30 Mar 2022

Expectations ramp up ahead of Stockholm+50 International Meeting

New York, 30 March 2022 – UN Member States and other stakeholders convening on Monday, 28 March 2022, at UN HQ in New York ahead of June’s international meeting Stockholm+50: a healthy planet for the…

Media Advisory | Stockholm+50

25 Mar 2022

UN Member States and other stakeholders to hold preparations for the Stockholm+50 International Meeting

Monday, 28 March 2022, 10:00am EST/ 5:00pm EAT/ 3:00pm CET/ 2:00pm GMT The UN General Assembly made a decision to convene an international meeting in Stockholm on 2 and 3 June 2022, to commemorate…

Press Release | UNEP

12 Oct 2021

Stockholm+50: International meeting to accelerate action towards a healthy and prosperous planet for all

The United Nations General Assembly agreed on the way forward for plans to host an international meeting at the highest possible level in Stockholm next June, during the week of World Environment Day…