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Green Star Award Winners – 7 May 2009


The Green Star Awards honour actors who demonstrate outstanding dedication to preventing, preparing for, and responding to the environmental impacts of disasters. The awards are a joint initiative between Green Cross International (GCI), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the United Nations Office for…

Environmental Emergencies Forum (EEF)


From crisis to opportunity: building resilience by managing environmental risk in emergencies. The Environment and Emergencies Forum (EEF) is a unique global event organized by the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit (JEU). The EEF has been organized every two years since 1995, as requested by Member States through a 1993 UN…

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