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Rapport de l'UNEP

Rapport de l'UNEP

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Rapport de l'UNEP sur la pollution du delta du Niger (Shell)
Rapport de l'UNEP sur la pollution du delta du Niger (Shell)

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THE ENVIRONMENT IN THE NEWSWednesday, 10 August, 2011Other Environment News
Ogoniland Report
 China Dialogue (China): “Nowhere and no one has escaped” 
 Daily Independent (Nigeria): Why we prosecute Shell in London – Ogoni community 
 UPI: Nigeria eyes natural gas infrastructure 
 CTA (Belgium): Nigeria: Oil Spills - Shell to Pay $410m to Ogoniland 
 UN News Centre: UN urges greater appreciation of indigenous culture and creativity 
 Guardian (UK): How this government can turn its green vision into reality 
 Standard (Zimbabwe): Going green— everyone’s duty 
UNEP and the Executive Director in the News
UNEP Ogoniland Report
 Leadership (Nigeria): Ogoni Oil Spill: FG To Review Report – Orubebe 
 Nigeria Bulletin (Nigeria): Ogoniland Clean-up: Shell’s Africa VP, Executives Storm Abuja – ThisDay 
 allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Next Step - Clean Up the Niger Delta 
 Nigerian Tribune (Nigeria): UNEP report on Ogoni: Saro-Wiwa's vindication 
 allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Serap to Sue FG Over Unep Report On Ogoniland 
 allAfrica.com: Nigeria: Ogoniland Clean-Up - Shell's Africa VP, Executives Storm Abuja 
 Guardian (Nigeria): UN to monitor Ogoni spill up 
 Punch (Nigeria): Jonathan’ll speak on Ogoni oil spills soon — Orubebe 
 This Day Live (Nigeria): Ogoniland Clean-up: Shell’s Africa VP, Executives StormAbuja 
 Legalbrief Today (South Africa): Shell admits liability for huge oil spills in Niger delta 
 Guardian (UK): Nigeria: Oil-polluted Ogoniland could become environmental model 
 Guardian (UK): UN report on the Ogoniland oil spills could be catalyst for change 
 Mena FN (Jordan): Father Kukah Urges Jonathan to Implement Report on Ogoniland 
 Huffington Post (USA): Is the Beauty Industry "Green-Washing" Sustainability? 
 Trend (Azerbaijan): Protocols to Tehran Convention on Caspian Sea expected to be
signed in Aktau 
 IEWY (USA): Sustainable Development and Volunteerism Take Centre Stage as NGOsPrepare for 64th Annual United Nations DPI/NGO Conference in Bonn 
 Miller McCune (USA): ‘Safe Planet’ Uses the Arts to Explain Chemical Threat 
 UB Post (Mongolia): One drop can make a difference 
 New York Times (USA): Fuel Economy: It’s Not Just for Cars Anymore 
 Wall Street Journal (USA): DiNapoli Proposes 'Fracking' Fund 
 Irish Environmental Network (Ireland): RIO +20 Stakeholder Consultation 
 Irish Weather Online (Ireland): Invasive Species Inflict Massive Environmental AndEconomic Damage 
 Atlantic (USA): Cities Are the Environmental Solution, Not the Problem 
 Mongbay.com: Uncontacted tribe missing after armed drug dealers storm theirforest 
Environmental News from the UNEP Regions
Other UN News
 Environment News from the UN Daily News of 10 August 2011 
 Environment News from the S.G.’s Spokesman Daily Press Briefing of 9 August2011 
UNEP and the Executive Director in the NewsUNEP Ogoniland ReportLeadership (Nigeria): Ogoni Oil Spill: FG To Review Report – Orubebe
10 August 2011Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe, yesterday appealed toNigerians to exercise patience over what he termed slow response by the federalgovernment to the recent report on massive oil pollution by Shell Petroleum DevelopmentCompany (SPDC) in Ogoni land, Rivers State.He said that government wanted to study it critically, before keying into therecommendations outlined by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).Elder Orubebe, who explained that due consultation with all local and internationalstakeholders was necessary before the next action plan and noted that Jonathan’sadministration was not ignorant of the implication of oil spillage on human life and the eco-system.The Minister who made this plea while fielding questions from newsmen after playing hostto a delegation from the multinational oil giant Shell , said that the report must be carefullyconsidered and properly reviewed , if the objective of sponsoring the in-depth researchmust be accomplished.The Niger Delta boss further advised the delegation from Shell to subscribe to dialogue tosettle the lingering battle with Bonny Community in Port- Harcourt, as issues so far
resolved through dialogue between the federal government and aggressive communitieshave brought about lasting peace in the once restive region.On his part, Shell’s Executive vice president, Sub-Saharan Africa, Mr. Ian Craig reiteratedoil major’s commitment to work with Nigerian government and other stakeholders toensure that the region was hooked to the trend of socio-economic growth anddevelopment.Craig who admitted that the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP) report onthe devastating impact of its oil production activities gave a better understanding about theoil spill in Ogoni land , said, it would give them an opportunity to actually set about thewhole reconciliation agenda in the affected areas with other stakeholders.He said, “I acknowledge that the UNEP report which we whole -heartedly welcome, willgive us the opportunity to set out the needed strategies for restoring the village to its lostglory. We are committed to working out the recommendations”.He, however, pleaded with the Ogoni People to bear with his company and said that theywould, as a matter of fact , take time out to study the about 1,000 page report.He pledged his company’s commitment to, after due consultation with all stakeholders,collaborate with federal government to address the emergency measures listed in thereport.
Back to Menu  _________________________________________________________________ Nigeria Bulletin (Nigeria): Ogoniland Clean-up: Shell’s Africa VP, ExecutivesStorm Abuja – ThisDay
10 August 2011As a follow-up to the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) indictment ofShell Company on the pollution of Ogoniland, Dutch Royal Shell Sub-Saharan Africa VicePresident, Ian Craig and other top executives Tuesday stormed Abuja seeking clearanceon government’s position on the UNEP report.At a meeting with the Minister of Environment Hajiya Hadiza Mailafiya, the Shell team saidthe visit was meant to seek possible ways of partnership as it concerns environmentaldegradation through oil exploration in the Niger-Delta.Though the meeting was held behind close doors, THISDAY gathered that it may not beunconnected with the UNEP indictment of both Shell and the Federal Government on thepollution of Ogoniland.Sources within the ministry told THISDAY that though Shell executives came for acourtesy visit to congratulate the minister on her appointment, most of the talks centred onthe recent report by UNEP which was submitted last week to President GoodluckJonathan.When approached by journalists on the UNEP indictment, Shell’s Country Chairman andManaging Director in Nigeria, Mutiu Summonu, declined any comment.

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