Flagship Programme on Climate, Ecosystems and Livelihoods (CEL)

To assist the effective delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement, UNEP-IEMP presents its Flagship Programme.


Africa is a vast land of hope with rich natural and cultural resources, biodiversity, and a prosperous young population. At the same time, it is facing huge economic and environmental challenges that may jeopardize its efforts toward achieving the Sustain

Greater Mekong Sub-region

The Mekong (called Lancang in China) River runs across 6 countries, originating from China through Myanmar, Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia, and finally entering into the South China Sea in the Delta of Vietnam. The Greater Mekong Sub-Region (GMS) is home to

South-South Cooperation Countries

Regions along the economic corridors of the China-proposed Belt and Road (“Yi Dai Yi Lu”) Initiative are facing huge opportunities because China, together with other countries in Asia, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, are responding to the region’s ne