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UNEP Web Site Locator

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has many activities and affiliated centres distributed around the world, often with their own Web sites. The following listing should help to access the wide range of UNEP activities.

UNEP Home Page
UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya: http://www.unep.org/

UNEP.NET, the Global Environmental Information Network: http://www.unep.net/

UNEP Regional Offices
UNEP Regional Office for Africa: http://www.unep.org/unep/regoffs/roa/
UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific: http://www.roap.unep.org/
UNEP Regional Resource Centre for Asia Pacific (formerly UNEP EAP-AP): http://www.eapap.unep.org/
UNEP Regional Office for Europe: http://www.unep.ch/roe/home.htm
UNEP Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean: http://www.rolac.unep.mx/
UNEP Regional Office for North America: http://www.rona.unep.org/
UNEP Regional Office for West Asia: (no web page)

UNEP out-posted offices
UNEP Geneva (all offices): http://www.unep.ch
UNEP Balkans Unit (Geneva): http://balkans.unep.ch/
UNEP Coral Reef Unit (Geneva, Cambridge, Nairobi): http://www.unep.ch/coral.html
UNEP Earthwatch Coordination (Geneva): http://www.unep.ch/earthw.html
  Information Unit for Conventions (IUC) (Geneva): http://www.unep.ch/conventions/index.htm
UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (Cambridge): http://www.unep-wcmc.org
Global International Waters Assessment (Kalmar, Sweden): http://www.giwa.net/
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities, Coordinating Unit (The Hague): http://www.gpa.unep.org/  or http://www.chem.unep.ch/GPA/

UNEP Division of Technology, Industry & Economics (Paris):
UNEP Chemicals (Geneva): http://irptc.unep.ch/
UNEP Economics, Trade and Environment (Geneva): http://www.unep.ch/eteu/envreteu.htm
UNEP International Environmental Technology Centre (Osaka): http://www.unep.or.jp/

UNEP GRID (Global and Regional Integrated Data centres)
GRID Arendal (Norway): http://www.grida.no/
GRID Bangkok (Thailand): http://www.eapap.unep.org/
GRID Budapest (Hungary): http://www.gridbp.ktm.hu/INDEXA.HTM
GRID Christchurch (New Zealand): http://www.gridc.org.nz/
GRID Geneva (Switzerland): http://www.grid.unep.ch/gridhome.html
GRID-ICIMOD (Katmandu, Nepal): http://www.unep.org/unep/eia/ein/grid/icimod/
        and http://www.icimod.org.sg/
GRID-INPE (Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil): http://www.grid.inpe.br
GRID Moscow (Russia): http://gridmsk.infospace.ru/
GRID Nairobi (Kenya): http://www.unep.org/unep/eia/ein/grid/web/document/grid.htm (1996)
GRID Sioux Falls (USA): http://grid2.cr.usgs.gov/
GRID Tbilisi (Georgia): http://www.gridtb.org/
GRID Tsukuba (Japan): http://www-cger.nies.go.jp/grid-e/index.html
GRID Warsaw (Poland): http://www.gridw.pl/

The UNEP Meta-data Directory: http://www.grid.unep.ch/mdd/home.htm
     http://www.grid.unep.org/ (1996)

UNEPnet Implementation Centre (Norway): http://www.centre.unep.net/
UNEPnet Almaty (Kazakhstan): http://www.neapsd.kz/
UNEPnet Bangkok (Thailand): http://svr1-bkk.unep.net/ or http://www.eapap.unep.org/
UNEPnet Beijing (China): http://svr1-pek.unep.net/  SEPA: http://www.sepa-pek.unep.net/
UNEPnet Hanoi (Vietnam): http://svr1-han.unep.net/or http://nea.vn.unep.net/
UNEPnet Havana (Cuba): http://www.centre.unep.net/Cuba/index.htm and http://www.centre.unep.net/Cuba/AMA/
UNEPnet Katmandu (Nepal): http://svr1-ktm.unep.net/
UNEPnet La Paz (Bolivia): http://www.rds.org.bo/
UNEPnet Manama (Bahrain): http://www.eef.org.bh/
UNEPnet Maputo (Mozambique): http://svr1-mpm.unep.net/
UNEPnet Niamey (Niger): http://svr1-nim.unep.net/ or http://www.centre.unep.net/Niger/MELCD/
UNEPnet San Jose (Costa Rica): http://minaedse.cr.unep.net/
UNEPnet Vienna (Austria): http://www-vie.unep.net/andhttp://www.ubavie.gv.at/
Mercure satellite communications system: http://www.estec.esa.nl/mercure/homepage.htm
UNEPnet services (intranet): http://www1.unep.org/

UNEP Convention Secretariats
Basel Convention (Geneva): http://www.basel.int/
Convention on Biological Diversity (Montreal): http://www.biodiv.org/
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) (Geneva): http://www.cites.org/
Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) (Bonn): http://www.unep-wcmc.org/cms/
Ozone Secretariat (Nairobi) and Montreal Protocol (Montreal): http://www.unep.org/ozone/home.htm
Rotterdam Convention on Trade in Hazardous Chemicals (PIC): http://www.pic.int/

Regional Seas Programmes
UNEP Regional Seas: http://www.unep.ch/seas/
Caribbean Environment Programme (Kingston): http://www.cep.unep.org/
East Asian Seas - Regional Coordinating Unit (EAS/RCU):
Mediterranean Action Plan (Athens): http://www.unepmap.gr/
Mediterranean Specially Protected Areas Regional Activity Centre (Tunis):

Regional Seas Programmes not part of UNEP:
Black Sea Environmental Programme (Istanbul):
     http://www.dominet.com.tr/blacksea/index.htm (Coordinating Unit)
     http://bsein.mhi.iuf.net (Black Sea Environmental Internet Node)
Caspian Environmental Programme: http://caspianenvironment.org/
Northwest Pacific Action Plan Marine Environmental Emergency Preparedness and Response Regional Activity Center: http://merrac.nowpap.org/
South-East Pacific Action Plan (Comission Permanente del Pacifico Sur - CPPS) (Quito): http://www.cpps.org.ec/
South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) (Apia): http://www.sprep.org.ws/

Collaborating centres and joint activities
UNEP Collaborating Centre on Energy and Environment: http://www.risoe.dk/sys-ucc/
UNEP Finance Initiatives: http://www.unepfi.net/
UNEP/GEMS Collaborating Centre for Freshwater Quality Monitoring and Assessment at the National Water Research Institute of Environment Canada: http://www.cciw.ca/gems/intro.html
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (Geneva): http://www.ipcc.ch/
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: http://www.ma-secretariat.org/
UN System-wide Earthwatch (Geneva): http://www.unep.ch/earthw.html
UNEP/OCHA Emergency Response: http://www.reliefweb.int/ocha_ol/
UNEP/UNCTAD Mineral Resources Forum - Environment: http://mineralresourcesforum.unep.ch/
UNEP Working Group on Sustainable Product Development (Amsterdam): http://unep.frw.uva.nl/
CIAT/World Bank/UNEP Environmental and Sustainability Indicators project:
UNEP/IUCN Joint Environmental Law Information Service (ECOLEX): http://www.ecolex.org/
UNEP Global Environment Outlook (GEO) Support System - GEOSS (for GEO collaborators - password required) http://geoss.unep.org/
CEROI - Cities Environment Reports on the Internet http://www.ceroi.net/
UNEP/UNCHS Urban Water website http://www.un-urbanwater.net/
International Coral Reef Action Network: http://www.icran.org and 
Baltic On-line Interactive Geographical and Environmental Information Service: http://boing.fimr.fi/

Other sites of Interest
UNEP GEF Interactive Forum: http://gef-forum.unep.org/
UNEP on-line bookstore: http://earthprint.com or http://www.terraprint.org
UNEP magazine Our Planet: http://www.ourplanet.com
UNEP Sustainable Agri-Food Production and Consumption Forum: http://www.agrifood-foru
WRI Earthtrends portal: http://earthtrends.wri.org/
Business-to-Business On-line Halon Trader: http://www.halontrader.org
International Environment House (Geneva): http://www.environmenthouse.ch/
Geneva Environment Network - on-line library catalogue: http://genlib.unep.ch

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