Ms. Inger Andersen, UNEP Executive Director called on the Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal.

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Foreign Secretary, ED UNEP discuss ways to promote cooperation

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP):Foreign Secretary Dr. Asad M. Khan Monday held here meeting with Inger Andersen, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and discussed matters of mutual interest.The Foreign Secretary congratulated Ms. Anderson on her re-appointment for another four years. According to the Foreign Office, the two sides discussed the ongoing cooperation… Continue reading Foreign Secretary, ED UNEP discuss ways to promote cooperation

PM says ‘proud of team’ as UNEP acknowledges Pakistan’s Billion Tree Tsunami project

ISLAMABAD, Mar 29 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday lauded his team for successfully carrying out the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami as the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) acknowledged Pakistan’s lead role in ecosystem restoration. “Proud of my team,” the prime minister said in a tweet, quoting UNEP as saying that “We are at a… Continue reading PM says ‘proud of team’ as UNEP acknowledges Pakistan’s Billion Tree Tsunami project

PM’s aide elected global environment body’s vice president

ISLAMABAD, Mar 3 (APP):United Nations Environment Assembly Bureau on Thursday during its week-long 5th session, elected Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Climate Change to represent Pakistan on the global forum and serve as vice president of the Bureau. “It is of course a great achievement and honour for Pakistan for having been elected as… Continue reading PM’s aide elected global environment body’s vice president

Living Rivers Initiative to work on restoring Pakistan’s backbone ecology: Amin

Living Rivers Initiative to work on restoring Pakistan's backbone ecology: Amin

ISLAMABAD, Mar 1 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Tuesday said the Living Rivers Initiative aimed to revive the dying biodiversity of River Indus would work on restoring the country’s backbone of ecology. In a tweet, the SAPM shared his video clip of virtual address at… Continue reading Living Rivers Initiative to work on restoring Pakistan’s backbone ecology: Amin

UNEP terms PM Imran Khan’s TBTTP vision as ‘Global Leader’ initiative: Amin

ISLAMABAD, Mar 1 (APP):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Tuesday said the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) once again termed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Plantation (TBTTP) vision as “Global Leader” initiative. In a tweet, the SAPM shared the video clip of his virtual address… Continue reading UNEP terms PM Imran Khan’s TBTTP vision as ‘Global Leader’ initiative: Amin

Pakistan’s selection as ‘Forestry Champion’ acknowledgement of PM’s TBTTP vision: Amin

Pakistan's selection as 'Forestry Champion' acknowledgement of PM's TBTTP vision: Amin

ISLAMABAD, Dec 31 (APP):Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Friday said the selection of Pakistan as a global Forestry Champion from the whole Asia Pacific region along with Congo and Costa Rica was a strong global acknowledgment of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s climate and forestry vision of… Continue reading Pakistan’s selection as ‘Forestry Champion’ acknowledgement of PM’s TBTTP vision: Amin

Step up climate change adaptation efforts or face consequences: UN report warns

Step up climate change adaptation efforts or face consequences: UN report warns

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 04 (APP): As governments continue their climate talks at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) calls for an increase in funding for climate action to halt a potential ‘huge disruption’. The UNEP published on Thursday its landmark Adaptation Gap Report for 2021 titled ‘The Gathering… Continue reading Step up climate change adaptation efforts or face consequences: UN report warns

U.N says world likely to miss climate targets despite coronavirus pause in carbon emissions

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 16 (APP):The United Nations released a report Thursday warning that the coronavirus pandemic has not slowed the pace of climate change, as carbon emissions are back to 2019 levels. Greenhouse gas concentrations are now at record levels, and the planet is on path towards dangerous overheating, according to the multi-agency climate report.… Continue reading U.N says world likely to miss climate targets despite coronavirus pause in carbon emissions

Improving air quality ‘key’ to confronting global environmental crises: UN report

UNITED NATIONS, Sep 03 (APP):With environmental events becoming increasingly interconnected, a new global report on air pollution published by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has underscored that improved air quality is “key to tackling the triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss, pollution and waste”. “Yet, air quality continues to deteriorate despite the increase… Continue reading Improving air quality ‘key’ to confronting global environmental crises: UN report

UNEP chief congratulates PM Khan for holding most popular WED 2021: Amin

ISLAMABAD, Sep 1 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Wednesday said UNEP Executive Director Inger Andersen congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan for hosting the most popular World Environment Day 2021. Addressing a news conference here, the PM’s aide on Climate Change told media that the United… Continue reading UNEP chief congratulates PM Khan for holding most popular WED 2021: Amin

Pakistan welcomes UN’s Ecosystem Restoration Decade, launches four innovative ERIs

ISLAMABAD, Jun 05 (APP): Pakistan on Saturday welcomed United Nations Ecosystem Restoration Decade amid hosting World Environment Day with launching four innovative Ecosystem Restoration Initiatives (ERIs) aimed to conserve depleting natural reserves and protecting local communities through green jobs. The global World Environment Day (WED) 2021 celebrations were hosted for the first by Pakistan after… Continue reading Pakistan welcomes UN’s Ecosystem Restoration Decade, launches four innovative ERIs

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