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Greening Economies in the EU’s Eastern Partnership Countries – Belarus
Greening economies is important because risks to further development are rising worldwide as the current models of growth continue to erode the stocks of natural assets and undermine the integrity of ecosystem services on ...
The Democratic Republic of the Congo: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment: Synthesis for Policy Makers
UNEP’s post-conflict environmental assessment aims to provide a better understanding of the underlying challenges facing the DRC and to help identify and develop promising opportunities to support sustainable economic ...
Food Systems and Natural Resources: Building Resource-Smart Food Systems for Sustainable Development - Infographic
This document highlights findings from the report on "Food Systems and Natural Resources" and should be read in conjunction with the full report.
Greening Universities Toolkit V2.0: Transforming Universities into Green and Sustainable Campuses: A Toolkit for Implementers - Advance Copy
(United Nations Environment Programme, 2014)
The objective of this Toolkit is to inspire, encourage and support universities to develop and implement their own transformative strategies for establishing green, resource-efficient and low carbon campuses. It will provide ...
Proceedings of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its Second Session
The second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) was held at the headquarters of UNEP in Nairobi from 23 to 27 May 2016.
The Sustainability of Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: Challenges and Opportunities
The original aim of this study was to serve as an input for the Regional Preparatory Conference of Latin America and the Caribbean for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, ...
Responsible Resource Management for a Sustainable World: Findings from the International Resource Panel
This synopsis highlights key findings from the following reports of the International Resource Panel: A) Priority products and materials: assessing the environmental impacts of consumption and production; B) Decoupling ...
Sustainability Indicators:A Scientific Assessment - SCOPE 67
(Island Press, 2007)
This volume emerged as an outcome of the Assessment of Sustainability Indicators project, again implemented jointly by SCOPE and UNEP, together with the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental ...
Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply - Summary for Policymakers
This report was produced by the Land and Soils Working Group of the International Resource Panel. It explores how the management of land-based biomass production and consumption can be developed towards a higher degree of ...
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 ...