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An introduction to environmental Assessment
Author
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Date
2015
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This brochure is intended for all audiences concerned with decision and policy making in regard to the environment and sustainable development. There are many different types of environmental assessme .....
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Climate Change and Human Rights
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human rights of our generation, posing a serious risk to the fundamental rights to life, health, food and an adequate standard of living of individuals .....
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REDD+ Implementation: A Manual for National Legal Practitioners = Mise en oeuvre de la REDD+: manuel pour les praticiens du droit national = Implementación de REDD+: Manual para Expertos Jurídicos Nacionales
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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The purpose of this Manual is to provide legal practitioners in REDD+ countries, particularly partner countries of the UNREDD Programme, with information on assessing national legal frameworks and ass .....
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The Adaptation Finance Gap Update with Insights from the INDCs
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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In 2014 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) pub¬lished its first global Adaptation Gap Report (AGR 2014) (UNEP, 2014), which put forward a preliminary framework for assessing adaptation g .....
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REDD+ Academy Learning Journal
Author
UN-REDD Programme; United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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The REDD+ Academy is a coordinated REDD+ capacity development initiative led by the UN-REDD Programme and the UNEP Environmental Education and Training Unit, which seeks to match the scale of the glob .....
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France’s Financial (Eco)system: Improving the integration of sustainability factors
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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In the run-up of the COP21, much international attention is focused on France. While mainly related to climate change negotiations, this creates an opportunity to take a broader look at French domesti .....
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The Economics of Land Degradation in Africa: Benefits of Action Outweigh the Costs; A complementary report to the ELD Initiative
Author
United Nations Environment Programme
Date
2015
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Land degradation and desertification are among of the world’s greatest environmental challenges. It is estimated that desertification affects about 33 % of the global land surface, and that over the .....
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