UN Environment’s Disasters and Conflicts programme utilizes dynamic partnerships and draws on unique expertise to deliver innovative and efficient environmental solutions following natural and man-made crises.
The programme publishes an online quarterly newsletter, containing all the latest updates and developments. …Read More
The Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC) Toolbox support countries to identify the most appropriate and efficient national actions to address specific problems related to chemicals management.
The toolbox identifies the available IOMC resources that will help …Read More
EEC Newsletter: Read all the latest updates here
The Environmental Emergencies Centre Newsletter provides users with valuable updates about the EEC, delivered straight to their inbox! The newsletter includes stories about recent missions, announcements, new features of the EEC online …Read More
Update 17 July 2017
The deadline for the 2017 Champions of the Earth awards has been extended till 31 July 2017. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to recognize those whose actions have had a transformative, positive impact on …Read More
Comments Sought for Guidelines on Man-made/Technological Hazards
A consultative version of the Word-into-Actions Guideline on Man-made/Technological Hazards has just been published on Preventionweb. The development of the guideline has been a collaborative effort between UNISDR, UN Environment and OCHA.
This …Read More
Environment Featured in the 2016 OCHA Annual Report
The 2016 OCHA Annual Report highlights the achievements and ongoing efforts of the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit. In 2016, the Joint Unit supported the deployment of 15 environmental experts to eight countries …Read More
Survey: Help with the updating of the OECD Guiding Principles for Chemical Accidents
The OECD Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response are being updated and revised. Visitors to the EEC are asked to provide their feedback on …Read More
Download the Inter-Agency Coordination Group brochure on industrial and chemical accidents here!
The long awaited brochure of the Inter-Agency Coordination Group for Industrial and Chemical Accidents has been finalized and is now available for download.
The Inter-Agency Coordination Group is …Read More
Launch of the Words into Action Guide on Man-Made and Technological Hazards
The Words into Action Guide on Man-Made and Technological Hazards was launched on 26 May 2017 in Cancun, Mexico. This guide was developed by the Office for the …Read More