UN Environment Programme (UNEP)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading environmental authority in the UN system.

The mandate of UNEP is to provide leadership and encourage partnerships in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without harming the environment and future generations.

UNEP works to set a global environmental agenda based on sustainable and responsible development while providing scientific and evidence-based research for its partners to further create a more sustainable and greener world.

UNEP in UN City

In Denmark, UNEP is represented by three collaboration centres: UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) in UN City, and UNEP-DHI Centre on Water and Environment in Hørsholm.

UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre is a leading international advisory institution on energy, climate and sustainable development. Its work focuses on assisting developing countries and emerging economies transition towards more low-carbon development paths, and supports integration of climate resilience in national development.

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