19 February 2024 Annual report

Annual Report 2023

Authors: UNEP

In 2023, the world saw new highs of greenhouse gas emissions, temperature records tumbling and climate impacts arriving stronger and faster. 

At the same time, most of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were off track at the halfway point of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Yet against this backdrop, the global response to the triple planetary climate change crisis, nature and biodiversity loss, pollution and waste intensified. UNEP played an important role by providing key science and solutions on the triple planetary crisis, convening and supporting negotiations, hosting critical multilateral environmental agreements, working with the private and financial sectors to align funding with global processes and supporting Member States to deliver on their commitments. Read more in this year’s annual report.

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