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Haiti - Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone - Executive Summary
This document provides up-to-date information and confirms the close relationship that exists between the state of transboundary natural resources, poverty, and recurring social conflicts.
Republic of South Sudan: National Adaption Programmes of Action (NAPA) to Climate Change
South Sudan’s NAPA specifies five priority activities (referred to as Priority Adaptation Projects) for effective climate change adaptation across the five identified priority thematic areas, namely: i) Environment; ii) ...
UNEP Programme Performance Report 2016
UN Environment this year commemorates 45 years of its existence with a track record in leading efforts to protect our environment. Established in December 1972 as a follow up to the Stockholm Conference on the Human ...
Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in African Universities Partnership (2004-2008 Report): Supporting Universities to Respond to Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Challenges
This report documents the growth, in participation in MESA since 2004, as well as the outcomes that are visible at university and regional levels following various activities that have taken place across the African continent ...
UN Environment COP22 Events
This brochure highlights key UN Environment events during COP22.
International Environmental Law: Multilateral Environmental Agreements
(International Publishing House, 2017-05)
Vietnam’s measures to prevent environmental deterioration and to respond to climate change are increasingly driven by commitments under multilateral environmental agreements on the one hand and domestic needs on the other ...
The Emissions Gap Report 2016: A UNEP Synthesis Report
In line with previous reports, the objective of the 2016 Emissions Gap Report is to provide an up-to-date scientific assessment of the global progress towards the emissions reductions required to be on track to meet the ...
UNEP’s Compendium of Innovative Laws: promoting Green Economy & Sustainable Development
The Compendium presents a compilation of laws and regulations from around the world, that have been found innovative and creatively promoting green economy. It highlights the innovative provisions which promote resource ...
Understanding Synergies and Mainstreaming among the Biodiversity Related Conventions : A Special Contributory Volume by Key Biodiversity Convention Secretariats and Scientific Bodies
This multi-author volume is an attempt by the United Nations Environment to engage with the Heads of various biodiversity related conventions and Chairs of Scienti c Bodies of the conventions to understand the opportunities ...
Climate Change and Human Rights
This UNEP report sheds light on the human rights obligations of both governments and private actors in responding to climate change, including those relating to rights to information, public participation in decision-making ...