Western and Central Africa
Eastern and Southern Africa
Eastern Europe and Central Asia
This is to be achieved through three courses of action:
“The UN system is collectively developing a climate-neutral approach for its premises and operations...The responsibility for the future lies in our hands. Let’s begin change at home.” (Ban Ki-moon, Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN, December 2009)
In 2010, the Greening the Blue website was launched. Here you can find more information on what the UN system as a whole and what the different UN agencies are doing against climate change.
The Environment Management Group (EMG) is a United Nations system-wide coordination body. The EMG furthers inter-agency cooperation in support of the implementation of the international environmental and human settlement agenda. It identifies issues on the agenda that warrant joint efforts, and finds ways of engaging its collective capacity in coherent management responses to those issues. The current issues under consideration by the group include:
The Sustainable UN (SUN) Unit at UNEP houses a number of initiatives which have influence both within and beyond the UN system. On their website you can also find more information about the way the UN system is improving its sustainability performance.
ITC has undertaken mitigation actions since 2005 with initiatives to reduce travel and buildings related greenhouse gas emissions. Click on "Open" to see the specific actions ITC has taken, relating to travel, staff communiting to work, and building and facilities management.