08 September 2023
IRP Report featured at the Global Intergovernmental Meeting on Minerals and Metals
The 5th United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) adopted Resolution 5/12 on the environmental aspects of minerals and metals management and requested the convening of intergovernmental regional consultations, followed by a global...
23 August 2023
IRP panel members address the issue of escalating consumption in the Nature Editorial
In one of Nature’s articles on the world’s ever-growing consumption patterns, IRP panel members, Heinz Schandl, Stefanie Hellweg, and Paul Ekins shed light on the implementation of the SDG-12, Sustainable Consumption and Production. Heinz...
03 April 2023
International Resource Panel 2022 Highlights
Download the 2022 Highlights here: 2022_highlights.pdf
01 July 2022
IRP at 19th IMISCOE Annual Conference
The session aims to present the main findings of the Global assessment of the International Resource Panel, UN Environment Programme on the nexus of natural resources and migration. The availability, access to and use of...
27 May 2022
IRP at Stockholm+50
The international environmental meeting Stockholm+50 takes place 2nd-3rd of June in Stockholm, Sweden under the theme “Stockholm+50: a healthy planet for the prosperity of all – our responsibility, our opportunity”. Stockholm+50 will commemorate the...
22 May 2022
International Day for Biological Diversity
May 22nd 2022 marks the International Day for Biological Diversity. The theme of this year’s day is “Building a shared future for all life”, highlighting that biodiversity is the foundation upon which we can build back better. There is a...
14 April 2022
The IRP has now launched an expanded and updated version of the Global Material Flows Database!
The UNEP IRP Global Material Flows Database reports extraction and direct trade of raw materials, indirect trade flows (including material footprints), as well as intensities derived from these material measures at global, regional and national...
16 March 2022
IRP Co-Chair Janez Potočnik addresses food system resilience and sustainability
On March 16th 2022, Forum for the Future of Agriculture hosted the event “Transatlantic dialogue on agri-food system resilience and sustainability”. The event focused on the value of transatlantic collaboration to increase the resilience and...