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Green Star Awards – Excellence in Preparedness, Prevention & Response

Initiatives

The Green Star Awards is a collaborative initiative between the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and Green Cross International. The purpose of the Green Star Awards (GSA) event is to recognize outstanding individuals or organisations that have made…

United Nations Environment/Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Joint Unit (JEU)

Initiatives

The United Nations Environment Programme/Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Joint Unit (JEU), also known as the UNEP/OCHA Joint Unit or the UN Environment/OCHA Joint Unit, is housed within OCHA’s Emergency Services Branch in Geneva. Founded in 1994, it helps Member States prepare for and respond to environmental…

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