United Nations Environmental Programme
Since its inception in 1972, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has been the global authority that sets the environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations systemand serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.


UN Environment Programme. n.d. “About UN Environment Programme.” UNEP - UN Environment Programme. Accessed October 12, 2022. https://www.unep.org/about-un-environment. Archived at:

Variant Names
United Nations Environmental Programme
UNEP