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TUNZA Essay Competition

11th Eco-generation Environmental Essay Competition

June 2018 | Opportunities for Youth, UNEP

UNEP in partnership with Samsung Engineering will launch ‘The 11thEco-generation Environmental Essay Competition,’ inviting youth all over the world to raise awareness on the theme of the World Environment Day – Beat Plastic Pollution. Deadline for Sub …

UNEP: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concerns

Frontiers 2017: Emerging Issues of Environmental Concern

June 2018 | Publications, UNEP

The Frontiers 2017 report presents six emerging issues of environmental concern with global implications. The report highlights emerging challenges for decision makers from government, business and civil society and provides them with the knowledge and …

Towards a Pollution Free Planet

Towards a Pollution-Free Planet

June 2018 | Publications, UNEP

UNEP’s Report, Towards a pollution-free planet, describes the pollution challenge, explores what is already being done to address pollution, and proposes 50 focused and actionable interventions to address pollution in all its forms. The report is a cal …

UNEP World Map of Events

World Map of Events

June 2018 | News, UN Entities, UNEP

For the week of World Environmental Day, UNEP put together a World Map of Events which youth can use to help identify global events and activities related to the day. One activity accessed from the map is about a campaign involving 600 students and sco …


Why You Are Never Too Young to Make a Difference

June 2018 | News, UN Entities, UNEP

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP’s) Young Champions of the Earth recipient (2016)  Afroz Shah dedicates every weekend to wade through Mumbai’s shores to pick up debris including  plastic waste along the coastline. Due to his environmental …

UNEP Young Champions of the Earth

Announcement of the Inaugural Class of the Six Young Champions of the Earth

January 2018 | News, UN Entities, UNEP

On 5 December 2017, UN Environment recognized the first six Young Champions of the Earth, each selected for showing outstanding potential to create positive environmental impact. Adam Dixon (UK), Eritai Kateibwi (Kiribati), Kaya Dorey (Canada), Liliana …