Public call to join the Global Partnership on Nutrient Management
As the world continues to grapple with the issue of nutrient pollution, it becomes increasingly important that we work together towards a pollution-free planet. To this end, we welcome you to join us in our efforts to achieve sustainable nutrient management by becoming a member of the Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (GPNM). The GPNM is a multi-stakeholder partnership, therefore membership is open to governments, non-government organizations, intergovernmental organizations, the private sector, academia, civil society organizations and international conventions.
To become a member of the GPNM, please use the link below
The UNEP Working Group on Nitrogen
The UNEP Working Group on Nitrogen had conducted its fourth meetingon 28 and 29 September 2023 in Nairobi (in-person) and online. See more on the UNEP webpage below.
Environmental and Health Impacts of Pesticides and Fertilizers and Ways of Minimizing Them - A synthesis report
The synthesis report, which was developed by UNEP in close collaboration and consultation with FAO and WHO, presents an assessment of both technical and policy related information at broader global context. Read more on the UNEP website below.
The GPNM and the Global Wastewater Initiative (GWWI) jointly organised a webinar titled “Closing the loop: Nutrient Recovery from Wastewater” on 16 Aug 2023. More information on the UNEP website below.
The GPNM had also organised a webinar titled “Sustainable nitrogen management: Global developments” on 05 Sept 2023. More information on the UNEP website below.
The International Nitrogen Initiative Webinar Series
The International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) is organising a webinar series on the theme of “Halving Nitrogen Waste” with its first webinar entitled “Translating Science to Policy”, which took place on 2 June. More information below.
Also read more on UNEP's work on nutrients
Read this UNEP story on the four reasons why the world needs to limit nitrogen pollution.
Read this UNEP story on how to reduce pollution in Delhi's waterways, based on a study to assess the nutrient recovery from wastewater to prevent the eutrophication of lakes in Delhi, India.