Tagged on: Africa

Africa Clean Mobility Week - Day 4-5
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme, Transport Unit, Transport

The Africa Clean Mobility Week will bring together and provide a platform for participants to discuss cleaner mobility and its impacts on health, environment and economic growth in Africa. The Week will build on the outcomes of the 2014 Africa Sustainable Transport Forum that saw African ministers and experts agree to 13 action points to promote sustainable transport.


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2020
Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within Africa - Third Conference of the Parties “From Decisions to Action: Working for Africa with a Safe Chemicals and Waste Future”: Information Note
United Nations Environment Programme, Bamako Convention

Information note on the COP3, held at Centre International Conférence de Kintélé in Brazzaville, Congo Republic.


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2020
Declaration - Voices of the Communities: A New Deal for Rural Communities and Wildlife and Natural Resources
United Nations Environment Programme, African Union
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2019
Reports and Books
Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Selected Case Studies from Africa
United Nations Environment Programme

Efforts to protect the environment can have a negative impact on people’s livelihoods if it does not increase livelihood options from the ecosystem. So how do we maintain a healthy environment as
climate changes and at the same time meet people’s needs? Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) may be an answer. This report discusses five case studies related to vulnerable ecosystems and livelihood of people, in the application of EbA in Africa.


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2019
Reports and Books
Measuring Progress: Towards Achieving the Environmental Dimension of the SDGs
United Nations Environment Programme

Did you know that only 23% of the environment-related SDG indicators are on track to meet the target if current trends continue? For 68%, there is not enough data to assess progress and for 9% there is not progress toward achieving the target. Specifically, progress has been made on all 11 environment-related SDGs indicators related to policy, financial and institutional processes with available data; there has been mixed progress in improving access to environmental resources and reducing the impacts of environmental degradation on human health and food security; and there is either no data or no progress towards all 12 of the SDGs targets related to the state of the environment. In order to achieve the environmental dimension of sustainable development, there is a need to scale up environmental action and also to improve environmental monitoring and analysis.


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2019
Symposium on Strengthening Legal Frameworks to Combat Wildlife Crime in Central and West Africa: Report - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 11 and 12 September 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

This is a report of a symposium held in Abidjan, on strengthening legal frameworks to combat wildlife crime in Central and West Africa.


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2019
Reports and Books
Synthesis Report: Carbon Pricing Approaches in Eastern and Southern Africa - A Report Submitted under the Collaborative Instruments for Ambitious Climate Action (CI-ACA)
United Nations Environment Programme

This report shows commitment of countries participating in climate change initiatives and how they have positioned their contributions towards the goals set out in the Paris Agreement.


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2019
Report of the Consultative Meeting on the Development of an African Strategy for Ocean Governance
United Nations Environment Programme

Report of the Consultative Meeting on the Development of an African Strategy for Ocean Governance. The meeting was held in Nairobi, 29-30 November 2018.


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2018
Chair’s Summary - Consultative Meeting on the Development of an African Strategy for Ocean Governance
United Nations Environment Programme

A Consultative Meeting on the Development of an African Strategy for Ocean Governance was held at the United Nations Offices in Nairobi, 29-30 November 2018 to discuss possible elements to be included in the African Strategy for Ocean Governance. The meeting was organized by United Nations Environment Programme, and was attended by 45 participants from African countries, international organizations, regional seas programmes, regional economic bodies and research institutes.


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2018
Provisional Agenda - Consultative Meeting on the Development of an African Strategy for Ocean Governance
United Nations Environment Programme, African Ministerial Conference on the Environment

Consultative Meeting on the Development of an African Strategy for Ocean Governance Nairobi, 29-30 November 2018: Provisional Agenda


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2018