01 July 2022
IRP at 19th IMISCOE Annual Conference
The session aims to present the main findings of the Global assessment of the International Resource Panel, UN Environment Programme on the nexus of natural resources and migration. The availability, access to and use of...
27 May 2022
IRP at Stockholm+50
The international environmental meeting Stockholm+50 takes place 2nd-3rd of June in Stockholm, Sweden under the theme “Stockholm+50: a healthy planet for the prosperity of all – our responsibility, our opportunity”. Stockholm+50 will commemorate the...
22 May 2022
International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22nd 2022 marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. The theme of this year’s day is “Building a shared future for all life”, highlighting that biodiversity is the foundation upon which we can build back better. There is a...
14 April 2022
The IRP has now launched an expanded and updated version of the Global Material Flows Database!
The UNEP IRP Global Material Flows Database reports extraction and direct trade of raw materials, indirect trade flows (including material footprints), as well as intensities derived from these material measures at global, regional and national...
16 March 2022
IRP Co-Chair Janez Potočnik addresses food system resilience and sustainability
On March 16th 2022, Forum for the Future of Agriculture hosted the event “Transatlantic dialogue on agri-food system resilience and sustainability”. The event focused on the value of transatlantic collaboration to increase the resilience and...
23 February 2022
Launch of the IRP Think Piece "Urban Agriculture's Potential to Advance Multiple Sustainability Goals"
On February 23rd, UNEP and the International Resource Panel officially launched Urban Agriculture’s Potential to Advance Multiple Sustainability Goals - An International Resource Panel Think Piece. This Think Piece evaluates to what extent, and in...
17 December 2021
International Resource Panel 2021 Highlights
2021 has been a big year for sustainable resource management. The International Resource Panel's findings on natural resource use have been referred to and used in policymaking at international, regional, and national levels. Here is a quick...
04 November 2021
COP26: How natural resource management can address biodiversity loss and climate change simultaneously
Nature and biodiversity are declining faster than at any other time in history, with successive major reports highlighting the huge scale of nature loss. 1 million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, many within the next few...