Pekka Huovila, Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, Ibrahim Thiaw and Sofie From-Emmesberger in the launch event of The Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme. © Harri Hakaste, Ministry of the Environment of Finland
International programme on sustainable building launched under the leadership of Finland
The Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme, which is a part of the United Nations' 10-year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns (10YFP), was launched in Nairobi, Kenya. Under the leadership of its Ministry of the Environment, Finland has accepted primary responsibility for steering the programme at least until 2018.