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URL: http://www.un.org/earthwatch/

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Founded

1972 Stockholm Sweden

History

Established Jun 1972, Stockholm (Sweden), within the framework of E-XE4161 - UN Environment, at United Nations Conference on Human Environment. Restructured 1994, when became the joint responsibility of all relevant UN agencies and was organized through the 'UN System-wide Earthwatch Coordination Unit' within UNEP/DEWA. No activities reported since 2005.

Aims

Facilitate, harmonize and integrate observing, assessment and reporting activities across the UN system in order to provide environmental and appropriate socio-economic information for national and international decision-making on sustainable development and for warning of emerging problems requiring international action.

Activities

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Structure

Inter-Agency Earthwatch Working Party.

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Subjects *

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

XF5535

Last News

2003

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