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 centers: UNEP DTU Partnership and the Center for Climate Technology (CTCN) in UN City, and UNEP-DHI Centre on Water and Environment in Hørsholm.

The UNEP DTU Partnership is a leading international research and advisory institution in the fields of energy, climate, and sustainable development. Through in-depth research, policy analysis, and capacity building, the partnership helps developing countries transition to lower CO2 emissions and supports the integration of climate adaptation into sustainable development policy frameworks.

UNEP DTU Partnership employs 70 researchers.


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