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Stockholm International: Union Cabinet of India approves ratification of 7 Organic Pollutants

On October 7, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the ratification of seven Chemicals that are listed under Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants. Further, the cabinet delegated its powers of ratification to the union ministry of external affairs and ministry of environment forest and climate change. These Ministries are ..

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Inger Andersen takes over as head of UNEP

Inger Andersen of Denmark takes charge as Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). United Nations Environment Programme The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is an initiative of the United Nations. UNEP is a leading environmental authority in setting the global environmental agenda, promoting the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable ..

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Denmark’s Inger Andersen takes over as UNEP’s Executive Director

Denmark’s Inger Andersen recently took charge as the new Executive Director (ED) of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). She will hold the designation for period of 4-years. About Inger Andersen Inger is a Danish economist and environmentalist with over 30 years of experience in international development economics, environmental sustainability and policy-making. Now as ED of ..

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5 June: World Environment Day celebrated

Every year World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June globally. It is celebrated to raise awareness globally about environmental issues and action that has to be taken to tackle them. The day is organized around an annual theme in order to draw attention towards pressing environmental issues. World Environment Day Background: After the Conference ..

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Hawa Aane De Song Campaign

The theme song for the World Environment Day 2019 Hawa Aane De was launched. The theme song gives a call for all to come together to combat the environmental challenges and urges each one to explore green technologies and measures to improve the quality of air and make the country and our cities less polluted. ..

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