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Chemicals and waste: Ensuring sound management of chemicals and waste – UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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To achieve sound management of chemicals and waste, essential to the attainment of Sustainable Development Goal 3 on healthy people, UNEP focuses on three areas: The enabling environment – Supportin .....
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Champions of the earth – UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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Five inspirational environmental leaders from the worlds of government, business, research and grassroots activism received the UN’s highest environmental accolade, the Champions of the Earth Award, .....
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A victory for the climate in Paris – UNEP 2015 Annual Report
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2016
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On 12 December 2015, at the 21st meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 195 countries adopted the Paris Agreement, one of the mo .....
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Our Planet: Inclusive green economy: Building bridges to a sustainable future
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UNEP
Date
2016
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The success of green economies hinges on how inclusive they are, with consultation, dialogue and wide participation essential elements. In this issue of Our Planet, policymakers, distinguished stakeho .....
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Review of the Kubuqi Ecological Restoration Project: A Desert Green Economy Pilot Initiative
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2015
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A key element of the Rio+20 declaration was the agreement of countries to consider green economy as one of the important tools available for achieving sustainable development and eradicating poverty. .....
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YouthXchange guidebook series: Biodiversity and lifestyles
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United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Date
2015
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To date, there are no youth-friendly publications that explore the relationship between biodiversity and our lifestyles. This guidebook explores the dimensions of global biological and cultural divers .....
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An introduction to environmental assessment
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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This guide can serve as a useful, quick-reference source of information for all audiences concerned with decision and policy making in regard to the environment and sustainable development.