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News | S+50 Youth Task Force

Youth drive environmental change in the lead-up to Stockholm+50

Youth from around the world gathered on 10 November 2021, online and at the UN Climate Conference in Glasgow (COP26), to officially launch the Youth Task Force for Stockholm+50. The Youth Task Force, which is organised by the Children and Youth…

Press Release | UNEP

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. The event will commemorate the 50 years since…

Commentary | S+50

A commemoration, a reflection - a time to act (A thoughtpiece)

Extract from the Thought piece towards a Concept Note for the STOCKHOLM+50 International Meeting, June 2-3, 2022 The 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm marked a watershed moment. Recognizing the centrality of the…

Commentary | UNEP

Stockholm+50: Who cares?

A personal reflection by Steven Stone from UNEP’s Economy Division Next year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Stockholm Conference, which brought into being the United Nations Environment Programme and a host of other environmental agreements…