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The adaptation knowledge initiative
The Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change (NWP) serves as a knowledge mechanism on adaptation under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The NWP ...
Guidelines for the Development of National Legislation on Access to information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2011-11)
The purpose of these voluntary guidelines is to provide general guidance, if so requested, to States, primarily developing countries, on promoting the effective implementation of their commitments to Principle 10 of the ...
Vulnerability and Climate Change Impact Assessments for Adaptation: VIA Module
The module on Climate Change Vulnerability and Impact Assessment (VIA), as well as the version for cities, outline key approaches to help in assessing vulnerability to climate change in the context of other non-climatic ...
GEO Resource Book: A Training Manual on Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2007)
The purpose of the GEO Resource Book is to help build capacity for forward- looking integrated environmental assessment (IEA) and reporting at the sub-global level. For the purposes of this publication, we define IEA as ...
IEA Training Manual Volume Two: Themes: Climate Change Vulnerability and Impact Assessment in Cities
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2011)
The objectives of this module are to complement the GEO Cities Methodology to assist government and other institutions that are supporting climate change adaptation either from a technical or a policy perspective. It is ...
GEO Cities Manual/Guidelines for Integrated Environmental Assessment of Urban Areas: Working Manual: Arab Region
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2009)
GEO Cities Manual/Guidelines for Integrated Environmental Assessment of Urban Areas for Arab Region is an integral part of the Global Environment Outlook process of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It aims ...
Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Methodology Development Project (RiVAMP) - Linking Ecosystems to Risk and Vulnerability Reduction - The Case of Jamaica
(United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 2010)
The Risk and Vulnerability Assessment MethodologyDevelopment Project (RiVAMP) was conceived to develop a methodology that takes into accountenvironmental factors in the analysis of disaster riskand vulnerability. While ...
Greening Universities Toolkit: Transforming Universities into Green and Sustainable Campuses: A toolkit for Implementers
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2013)
The focus of this Toolkit is to help address that gap – to provide University staff and students with a selection of strategies, tools and resources, gleaned from the literature, from global case studies and from practice ...
UNEP/IOC Guidelines on Survey and Monitoring of Marine Litter
The objective of this document is to develop standardized operational guidelines for marine litter survey and monitoring programmes so that litter levels on our beaches and within our seas and oceans can be estimated and ...
Guidance on Citations, Referencing and Style Guide for UN Environment Publications and Reports
This document provides guidelines for citing and referencing in UNEP publications and reports.