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UNEP in the region: Africa


The mission of the Regional Office for Africa is to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples in Africa to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

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Africa, Atlas of Our Changing Environment

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AMCEN LogoThe African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) is a permanent forum for African ministers of the environment.

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Climate Change Meeting in Algiers: African Youth for a Stronger Engagement

The African 10 Year Framework Programme (10-YFP) on Sustainable Consumption and Production

Nairobi River Basin Programme aims to restore riverine eco-system with clean water and clean environment for people of Nairobi.