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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…

Press Release | Stockholm+50

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, biodiversity loss and pollution, governments, civil…

News | S+50

2022: Emergency mode for the environment

This week, world leaders are gathering for Stockholm+50 and World Environment Day in Sweden to spur the urgent collective action and generate innovative solutions needed to address the triple planetary crisis of climate change, nature…

Press Release | Affiliated | Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

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 the sound management of hazardous chemicals and…

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Story | Toronto Star

Maurice Strong helped rally the world on environmentalism in 1972. Fifty years later, we’re still trying to act

Fifty years ago, the Stockholm Conference turned environmentalism into a new kind of international movement, under the leadership of Maurice Strong, a Canadian.

Commentary | La Tribune

Climate pioneers: 50 years of environmental action

This story was first published on 31 May 2022 on La Tribune Fifty years after the Meadows report on “Limits to Growth” and the first United Nations Conference on the Human Environment Stockholm, the Stockholm+50 meeting is being held this week…

Press Release | Affiliated | Climate Investment Funds

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 developing countries. Announced during the UN’s …