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United Nations Environmental Programme

Acronym: UNEP

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UNEP, established in 1972, is the voice for the environment within the United Nations system. UNEP acts as a catalyst, advocate, educator and facilitator to promote the wise use and sustainable development of the global environment. UNEP work encompasses: - Assessing global, regional and national environmental conditions and trends - Developing international and national environmental instruments - Strengthening institutions for the wise management of the environment

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