Faiyaz Husain, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh.
Environmental thinking and activism are steadily gaining widespread, even global
acceptance, but are often in conflict with economic interests and international politics.
Environmental priorities are further challenged by scientific uncertainty involving effects that
in some cases will only become manifest far into the future. Nonetheless, accompanying this
global environmental awakening has been an extraordinary number of international
agreements on a wide range of critical environmental issues. On reform of global
environmental governance intensify; the future of the United Nations Environment
Programme (UNEP) has come into acute political focus. Many argue that the organization
has faltered in its role as the UN’s leading agency for the environment. This paper addresses
about Global Environmental Governance (GEG), concept of UNEP Programme, UN
development decades, Role of UNEP in Environmental Governance and its key objectives.
Models of Global Environmental Governance Reform and elements of reform agenda has
discussed in this article.