Handbook/manual
Directory: Committee of Permanent Representatives to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
United Nations Environment Programme

Committee of Permanent Representatives Directory


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2016
Presentation
The Emissions Gap Report 2016: What Are the Implications of the Paris Agreement?
United Nations Environment Programme

Presentation at the COP 22, Marrakech, 14 November, 2016


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2016
Article
Developing Countries Can Slash Emissions by One Gigatonne if International Community Lives Up to Commitments - Press Release
United Nations Environment Programme

Renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries will prevent 0.4 gigatonnes of emissions by 2020, rising to 1 gigatonne if rich countries step up financing


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2016
Article
World Must Urgently Up Action to Cut a Further 25% from Predicted 2030 Emissions, Says UN Environment Report - Press Release
United Nations Environment Programme

The world must urgently and dramatically increase its ambition to cut roughly a further quarter off predicted 2030 global greenhouse emissions and have any chance of minimizing dangerous climate change, UN Environment said today as it released its annual Emissions Gap report.


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2016
Information Notes
Cancun Pledges Analysis from Emissions Gap Report 2016
United Nations Environment Programme

The Emission Gap 2016 assessment shows that according to all available estimates, three of the G20 members – China, the EU-28 and India – are on track to meet their pledges without purchasing offsets. Three more – Brazil, Japan, and Russia – are on track according to most estimates.


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2016
Book/Report
Strengthening the National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans: Revision and Implementation
United Nations Environment Programme

The present document is aimed at supporting and enhancing a better understanding of seven key biodiversity conventions, namely the Convention on Biological Diversity, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (Convention on Migratory Species), the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat (Ramsar Convention), the Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (World Heritage Convention), the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture and the International Plant Protection Convention in the context of
updating/revising/reviewing the NBSAPs and their subsequent implementation.


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2016
Infographic/Flyer
Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing
United Nations Environment Programme

The Nagoya Protocol was adopted in 2010 in response to effective implementation of Article 15 of the Convention on Biological Diversity.


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2016
Booklet/Brochure
Vision: A Prosperous Western Indian Ocean Region with Healthy Rivers, Coasts and Oceans
United Nations Environment Programme

The Nairobi Convention is a partnership between governments, civil society and the private sector, working towards a prosperous Western Indian Ocean Region with healthy rivers, coasts and oceans. It pursues this vision by providing a mechanism for regional cooperation, coordination and collaborative actions; it enables the Contracting Parties to harness resources and expertise from a wide range of stakeholders and interest groups; and in this way it helps solve inter-linked problems of the region’s coastal and marine environment.


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2016
Our Planet
Our Planet - October 2016: Urban solutions: Making cities strong, smart, sustainable
United Nations Environment Programme

In this issue of Our Planet, government leaders, environmental policy makers, and experts in settlements and urban health examine the challenges and opportunities of our rapidly urbanizing world.


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2016
Briefing paper, Policy/strategy document
Biodiversity and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
United Nations Environment Programme, Convention on Biological Diversity, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), The World Bank, United Nations Development Programme(UNDP)

This short document provides illustrative examples of how biodiversity can play an essential role in efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Details on the linkages between biodiversity and each of the SDGs are contained in the “Technical Note on Biodiversity and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.


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2016