Posts filed under UNEA 2016

Robin Singh: A Brief Reflection

Visiting Nairobi and attending the UNEA-2 (United Nations Environmental Assembly) conference has been quite an experience for me. It is evident from the visit the amount of potential Africa holds as a global growth engine and opportunity for Kenya to be a leader in this drive.

Posted on June 3, 2016 and filed under UNEA 2016.

Eleanor Parkes: Will the Real Environmental Heroes Please Stand Up

Two people are killed every week defending the environment. This number is rising. Today at the United Nations Environment Assembly we urged world leaders to take immediate action to reverse this devastating trend. To open the discussion we asked them to stand and acknowledge the ultimate sacrifice of these environmental defenders. 

Posted on May 24, 2016 and filed under UNEA 2016.