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3rd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3)

Nairobi, Kenya 04 December, 09:00 - 06 December 2017, 17:00

UNEA 3 will take place this year, from 4 to 6 December 2017, Nairobi. Similarly to UNEA 2 (2016) many side-events, green-room events and plenary meetings will take place during that week.

The main over-arching theme of UNEA3 will be pollution, highlighting key pollution risk areas: Air pollution, including sand and dust storms, Marine pollution, Land/soil pollution, Fresh water pollution, including nutrients pollution, Chemical pollution as a cross cutting issue, including in relation to industrial accidents and Waste including electronics and radioactive waste, micro plastic in marine environment, food waste and land contamination.  

IPIECA plans to attend the UNEA 3 and contribute to the discussions with Governments, Major Groups and Stakeholders from Civil Society, Science and Academia and the Private Sector ‘Towards a Pollution Free Planet’ which is the theme of UNEA 3.

More information about UNEA-3 will become available at: