15 Jun '11, 9am

#UN to improve sharing of information of international agreements that protect the #environment.

UN launches new information portal on Multilateral Environmental Agreements Geneva, 14 June 2011 - A new initiative is set to improve the sharing of information relating to over a dozen international agreements that protect the environment. The Multilateral Environmental Agreements Information and Knowledge Management Initiative aims to assist Parties to Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs), and the environment community at large, to access MEA information from one central location. Supported by UNEP, the initiative currently includes 17 MEAs from 12 Secretariats hosted by three UN organizations and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). It is open to observers involved in MEA information and data management. The first project – InforMEA, the United Nations Information Portal on Multilateral Environmental Agreements – was launched on 14 June dur...

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