Category Archives: United Nations

In celebration of World Environment Day 2017 & other Days


This past week has been full of days, literally, to celebrate the role of environmental professionals. The week proved a valuable opportunity to take time out from my daily work to celebrate, share and network with other environmental and sustainability … Continue reading

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Paris Agreement: Ratified & ready to come into force on 4 November 2016


With the recent ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union, along with India and Canada, it means that the thresholds for the agreement have been achieved and agreement will come into legal force. The Paris Agreement, which seeks to limit … Continue reading

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2015 will be The Year of Soils


As 2014 will end in the next few days, It is important to recognise the role of soil in all aspects of our lives. In view of the importance of soils, the United Nations has declared 2015 the Year of … Continue reading

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20 years ago: Transfrontier shipment of Wastes


It would be a shame not to acknowledge the passing of one of the most important and key environmental legislation that started twenty years ago. I was involved in transfrontier shipments of waste regulation from the very beginning – My … Continue reading

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United Nations World Environment Day – 5 June 2012


The United Nations World Environment Day is on 5 June this year (2012). This year’s theme – Green  Economy:  Does it include you? – underpins the concept of an economy that is low-carbon, resource  efficient and socially inclusive.  The theme, also, … Continue reading

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