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Welcome to UNEP Vienna, Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention. This web site provides links to all the UNEP programms and secretariats located in Vienna.
The Basel Convention is a multilateral environmental agreement. Its aim is to protect human health and the environment against the adverse effects of hazardous wastes and other wastes based on their origin and/or composition and their characteristics.
The Convention on Migratory Species, also known as the Bonn Convention, aims to conserve terrestrial, aquatic and avian migratory species throughout their range.
The Rotterdam Convention is a multilateral environmental agreement. It promotes shared responsibility and open exchange of information based on a prior informed consent procedure in the international trade of hazardous chemicals. Its aim is to protect human health and the environment from potential harm.
Migrating cetaceans regularly cross national boundaries. Their protection can only effectively be achieved by means of international cooperation. The aim of the Agreement is to promote close cooperation between countries with a view to achieving and maintaining a favourable conservation status for small cetaceans throughout the Agreement Area.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature is the global authority on the status of the natural world and the measures needed to safeguard it.
Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF) safeguards our children's future by creating a healthy environment and sustainable development for all. We strive for balancing environment, health and economy. We enable women and men to participate at local and global level in policy processes for sustainable development. Our network's activities are based on our partners' own visions and needs. WECF implements solutions locally and influences policy internationally.
Das Umweltbundesamt (UBA) ist Deutschlands zentrale Umweltbehörde und forscht, berät und informiert zu zahlreichen Fragen des Umweltschutzes und zu Umwelt & Gesundheit.
IIED is a policy and action research organisation promoting sustainable development and linking local priorities to global challenges.
First published in 1869, Nature is the world's leading multidisciplinary science journal. Nature publishes the finest peer-reviewed research that drives ground-breaking discovery, and is read by thought-leaders and decision-makers around the world.
The United Nations Global Compact is a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to undertake partnerships in support of UN goals.
A global research organization working on six critical goals that the world must achieve this decade in order to secure a sustainable future:climate, energy, food, forests, water, cities & transport.
2000 years of history and the constant exchange with travellers from all over the world have made Cologne one of the most attractive destinations in Europe.
Breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution -- the latest discoveries in astronomy, anthropology, biology, chemistry, climate & environment, computers, engineering, health & medicine, math, physics, psychology, technology, and more -- from the world's leading universities and research organizations.
We campaign for sustainable and just societies and for the protection of the environment. We unite more than 30 national groups with thousands of local groups and are part of the world's largest grassroots environmental network, Friends of the Earth International.