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Fasting, feasting and food waste in West Asia – UNEP ROWA

Fasting, feasting and food waste in West Asia – UNEP ROWA

The UNEP Regional Office for West Asia launches a campaign to raise awareness to reduce food waste during Ramadan, foster behaviour change, and boost sustainable action. Research shows that significant food waste is generated during social and religious occasions globally, and West Asia is no exception.  Ramadan began at sunset on 12th April – a

Launch of UNEP ROWA’s “Designers for the Future Competition” in collaboration with fashion designer Rami Kadi and Jamalouki Magazine

We are pleased to share with you the launch of “Designers for the Future Competition” for young designers in all Arab states, organized by UNEP Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA), in collaboration with Lebanese-American fashion designer Rami Kadi (UNEP Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Fashion) and regional magazine Jamalouki. This competition aims to highlight the ability to create innovatively while remaining environmentally friendly

Countries of West Asia Come Together To Set Priorities for Environment Action for the Next four Year

Manama, 1 February 2021 – In preparation of the Fifth Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of February, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Regional Office for West Asia convened a high-level meeting of senior officials from environment authorities, permanent representatives to UNEP, League of Arab

UNEP names seven dynamic environmentalists as its 2020 Young Champions of the Earth

The Young Champions of the Earth prize is awarded every year to seven entrepreneurs under the age of 30 with bold ideas for sustainable environmental change. ·       The seven winners, hailing from different regions around the world, receive seed funding, mentoring and communications support to amplify their efforts. Nairobi, 15 December 2020 – The UN