In India since: 2016
About: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP’s work encompasses: assessing global, regional and national environmental conditions and trends; developing international and national environmental instruments and; strengthening institutions for the wise management of the environment.
Location: New Delhi
Focus Areas: climate change; disasters and conflicts; ecosystem management; environmental governance; environment under review; harmful substances; and resource efficiency.
Nodal Ministries: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change