UNEP Joins 7 Billion Actions Campaign to Show Opportunities and Challenges at Population Milestone

October 6, 2011
United Nations Environment Programme

Nairobi, 6 October 2011 - The world population is set to hit 7 billion on 31 October 2011, bringing into sharp focus the challenges of ensuring sustainable development and a fair share of the planet’s resources for a growing global population. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has today joined the 7 Billion Actions campaign to encourage individuals, governments, businesses and organisations to take positive actions towards creating a more sustainable world for 7 billion inhabitants.