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    • 10 years after Rio: the UNEP assessment - executive summary 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2002)
      This report documents industry's progress unfinished business and future challenge in implementing agenda 21.
    • 2014 United Nations List of Protected Areas 

      Deguignet M., Juffe-Bignoli D., Harrison J., MacSharry B., Burgess N. D. & Kingston N. (UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 2014)
      The United Nations List of Protected Areas has its origins in the recognition of the importance by the United-Nations of the “national parks and equivalent reserves” for the conservation of the Earth’s natural places and ...
    • 2018 United Nations List of Protected Areas: Supplement on protected area management effectiveness 

      United Nations Environment Programme; United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (2018)
      The United Nations List of Protected Areas (hereafter referred to as ‘the UN List’) is a list of terrestrial, coastal and marine protected areas designated by governments around the world. Since its initial publication in ...
    • 21 Issues for the 21st century: results of the UNEP foresight process on emerging environmental issues 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2012)
      The UNEP foresight report contains a description of the 21 emerging environmental issues identified through the UNEP Foresight Process. The process resulted in a list of 21 emerging environmental issues tagged 21 Issues ...
    • A handbook for the indigenous and community conserved areas registry 

      United Nations Environment Programme; UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (2010)
      Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas (ICCAs) are a globally significant type of managed areas governed by local or indigenous communities for conservation and cultural purposes. Their contributions to biodiversity ...
    • Africa : Atlas of Our Changing Environment 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2008)
      This Atlas underscores the importance of developing, harnessing and sharing technologies that help provide deeper understanding of the dynamics of the changes. The words and pictures within these pages also serve as a vivid ...
    • Africa Environment Outlook 2: our Environment, our wealth 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2006)
      The main focus of the AEO-2 report is on sustainable livelihoods and the environment. The report profiles Africa's environmental resources as assets for the continent's development. It highlights the potential of the ...
    • Africa Environment Outlook 3: our environment, our health 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2013)
      The Third Africa Environment Outlook (AEO-3), analyses the importance of, and interlinkages between, health and environment and the opportunities and synergies that might be derived from intensified collaboration between ...
    • Africa Environment Tracking: issues and developments 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2005)
      When the first Africa Environment Outlook (AEO) report was presented to the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN) in 2002 it was adopted by the Ministers as a tool for African policy makers to use in the ...
    • Africa water Atlas 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2010)
      This Atlas is a visual account of Africa's endowment and use of water resources, revealed through 224 maps and 104 satellite images as well as some 500 graphics and hundreds of compelling photos. However the Atlas is more ...
    • Africa's lakes: Atlas of our changing environment 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2006)
      Water is vital for our survival. Africa is the second largest and the second most populous continent after Asia. It is endowed with both natural and artificial lakes and is home to some of the largest lakes in the world. ...
    • African Environment Outlook-3 (AEO-3) - Summary for policy makers 

      United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations Environment Programme, 2013)
      The current issue (AEO-3) focuses on the linkages between environment and health, largely because of the recognition that environmental factors contribute about 28 per cent of Africa's disease burden. This disease burden ...
    • African Environment Outlook: integrated environmental assessment reporting 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2001)
      The Africa Environment Outlook (AEO) Integrated Assessment Report Project is a collaborative initiative between the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) and the United Nations Environment Programme ...
    • Analyzing Environmental Trends using Satellite Data: Selected Cases 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2004)
      An analysis of recent and historical satellite imagery collected over the past forty years was carried out for Lake chad in West Africa, the Sundarbans along the India-Bangladesh border, Papua in Indonesia, the Paranaense ...
    • Analyzing the resource impact of fisheries subsidies: a matrix approach 

      United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, 2004)
      This publication builds on earlier UNEP work that developed a matrix as an analytical framework for assessing the impact of subsidies. Using this framework, the study offers a detailed assessment of the impact of eight ...
    • Annexes - Measuring Progress: Water-related Ecosystems and the SDGs 

      United Nations Environment Programme (2023-03)
      This document includes: Annex A. Environment-related SDG targets, indicators, and relevant sub-indicators in the SDG Global Indicator Framework; Annex B. The SDG Regional Groupings; Annex C. Socio-economic and environmental ...
    • Appendices. Decent Work in Nature-based Solutions - A Biennial Global Report on Work and Employment in the Emerging Nature Conservation and Restoration Economy 

      International Labour Organization; United Nations Environment Programme; International Union for Conservation of Nature (2022-12)
      NbS are increasingly seen as a way to meet the objectives of several global agreements and can be central to a just transition – if the right mix of just transition policies are implemented. But there is currently no ...
    • Are you a green leader? Business and biodiversity making the case for a lasting solution 

      United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 2010)
      Produced jointly between UNEP-WCMC and UNEP's Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, this document reviews the business case for biodiversity
    • Asia Protected Planet Report 2014: Tracking progress towards targets for protected areas in Asia 

      United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), 2014)
      This report assesses progress towards the achievement of elements of Aichi Biodiversity Target 11 in 24 selected countries in East Asia, South Asia and South-east Asia. These are referred to as the “Asia Region” throughout ...
    • Asia-Pacific Environment Outlook 2 

      United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations Environment Programme, 2001)
      This report analyzes the state of changes of environment and natural resources that took place over the last hundred years. Time series data on land, forest, biodiversirv, water, marine and atmosphere revealed the alarming ...