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UNEP engages stakeholders on Ogoniland restoration

The Special Envoy of the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Erik Solheim, has restated the organisation’s determination to restore Ogoniland in the Niger Delta region in Nigeria. The communities in the region have been degraded by decades of pollution from oil exploration activities. The Envoy to Achim Steiner (UNEP Executive Director) also commended the Federal Ministry of Environment ...

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UNEP: Urgent action needed to reduce growing hazard from chemicals

Coordinated action by governments and industry is urgently needed to reduce the growing risks to human health and the environment posed by the unsustainable management of chemicals worldwide, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). These risks are compounded by the steady shift in the production, use and disposal of chemical products from developed countries ...

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ERA/FoEN: Mailafia’s comment on Ogoniland report misleading

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has described statements credited to Minister of Environment, Hadiza Mailafiia, blaming the delay in implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Assessment on Ogoniland on the January 2012 protests over fuel subsidy removal as far-fetched, misleading and unacceptable. Mailafiia, while speaking to State House correspondents after briefing President Jonathan on her ministry’s ...

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