Please note the PCCA has recently been re-named the Population and Sustainable Development Alliance (PSDA). The information below will be updated shortly.
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Press Releases December 1999 - KENYA ADOPTS FRAMEWORK ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION ACT, 1999 - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)Nairobi, 22 December 1999 - Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), today commended the Parliament and Government of Kenya on the approval of an Act which provides for the establishment of an appropriate legal and institutional framework for the management of the environment. The adoption of the new law is a milestone in the cooperation and collaboration between UNEP and the host country. The Act covers virtually all diverse environmental issues which require a holistic and coordinated approach towards its protection and preservation for the present generation without compromising the interests of the future generation to enjoy the same. Consequently, the Act provides for the legal regime to regulate, manage, protect and conserve biological diversity resources and access to genetic resources, wetlands, forests, marine and freshwater resources and the ozone layer to name a few.
The natural environment , commonly referred to simply as the environment , is all living and non-living things that occur naturally on Earth or some part of it (e.g. the natural environment in a country). This includes complete ecological units that function as natural systems without massive human intervention, including all vegetation , animals, microorganisms, rocks, atmosphere and natural phenomena that occur within their boundaries. And it includes universal natural resources and physical phenomena that lack clear-cut boundaries, such as air, water, and climate, as well as energy , radiation , electric charge , and magnetism , not originating from human activity.
Zambia has ratified more than twenty (20) Global Environmental Conventions that play an important role in influencing the country's policies, laws and actions so as to attain sustainable socio-economic development through the environment and natural resources management. In order for key players in environmental protection and natural resources management including the local communities to acquire basic knowledge and understanding on these conventions, there is need to disseminate issues related to different conventions to which Zambia is a party. Zambia lies at the heart of the Miombo Ecoregion and it is listed as the World Wide Fund (WWF) Global 2000 Ecoregion because of its high species richness. The Miombo Ecoregion supports important populations of fauna, particularly large mammals.
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