UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has entered into a partnership with search engine giant Google to monitor the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems by using sophisticated online tools.
The partnership was launched during a High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development at United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York. The aim of the partnership is to develop a platform to enable governments, NGO’s and public to track specific environment-related development targets with user-friendly Google front-end.
Source- India Today
Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
- UNEP was founded as a result of United Nations Conference on Human Environment in June 1972.
- It is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.