What do UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding Operations do to support the environment and sustainable development?
Last Updated: May 11, 2017
The website of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) has a section on Environment and Sustainability. This page links to the efforts of the field missions on environmental issues, including the use of solar energy.
The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) highlights information relevant to the topic on their website:
The UNEP has published several reports on efforts regarding the environment and sustainable development in peacekeeping operations around the world:
- Greening the Blue Helmets-Environment, Natural Resources and UN Peacekeeping Operations (2012)
- Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN: The UN System’s Footprint and Efforts to Reduce It (2015)
- Assessment of Energy, Water and Waste Reduction Options for the Proposed AMISOM HQ Camp in Mogadishu, Somalia and the Support Base in Mombasa, Kenya (2010)
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