UN Offices in New York
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New York Office

We elevate the environment voice in global processes at UNHQ for enduring results in overcoming sustainability challenges

People, Planet and Prosperity

Explore the state of the climate, what’s happening now, the progress made and what…

Climate Stability

We protect and restore ecosystems and the goods and services they provide.

Living in Harmony with Nature

We work to minimize the adverse effects of chemicals and pollution on human health and…


UNEP’s New York Office is a devoted bridge builder, specialized in establishing and maintaining critical links with the UN Secretariat, UN organizations and entities headquartered in New York, Permanent Missions to the UN, civil society organizations, academic institutions and others.

The New York Office provides strategic policy guidance in the context of the UN’s work on sustainable development. With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, our New York Office is even more relevant with the follow-up and review of the Agenda and the strengthening of links between the UN Environment Assembly and New York-based mechanisms, including the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF)