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Environmental Policy

About Environmental Policy

The environmental challenges in our region are many and interlinked. Air pollution caused some 600,000 deaths in 2012, and more than 100 million people still do not have access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation. Added to these, releases of hazardous chemicals, climate change, effective engagement of the public in decision-making and access to environmental information and justice are among major concerns we need to address urgently.

To meet these challenges we work to improve environmental governance across the region and to reduce pollution and the damage it causes.

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23rd Session of CEP

The 23rd session of the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy (CEP-23) is taking place in Geneva from 14 to 17 November 2017 (Palais des Nations, salle VII). For more information about the meeting please click on the picture.