UNEP Executive Director and IUCN Director General meet with environmental and sustainable development NGOs

Today in New York, IUCN Director General Inger Andersen and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Achim Steiner met with leaders of several environment and sustainable development NGOs to discuss major issues affecting the global environment and sustainability agenda.

Watering a school vegetable garden on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. IUCN and partners are promoting water education so that future generations can benefit from development based on sustainable and equitable use of water.

This meeting was an opportunity for those working toward a more sustainable, environmentally friendly future to come together and discuss how best to contribute towards achieving tangible results with respect to the sustainable development agenda. It was also an occasion to hear the ideas and insights of actors who are playing and will play a crucial role as we approach key junctures on the path toward a future of environmentally sustainable development.

Work area: 
Global Policy
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