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support the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is focused on "providing leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations."

The UNEP was founded in 1972 in Nairobi, Kenya, and that is where its official headquarters are. The UNEP has six regional offices around the globe.

The UNEP "is the voice for the environment in the UN system. It is an advocate, educator, catalyst and facilitator, promoting the wise use of the planet's natural assets for sustainable development."

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1. The UNEP "assesses global, regional and national environmental conditions."

2. The UNEP "strengthens institutions for the wise management of the environment."

3. The UNEP "fascilitates the transfer of knowledge and technology for sustainable development."