UN Environment Programme

UNEP, established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment.

UNEP work encompasses:

  • Assessing global, regional and national environmental conditions and trends
  • Developing international and national environmental instruments
  • Strengthening institutions for the wise management of the environment
  • IGU and UNEP

UNEP has started a Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), Oil and Gas Methane Partnership, where the partnership is designed to support corporate leadership in reducing methane emissions.


Memorandum of understanding signed with UNEP