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Stakeholders Worldwide Prepare for UNEA¬2: A Comparative Analysis of Stakeholder Engagement Sessions in Three Global Capitals
United Nations Environment Programme

Stakeholder Forum (SF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) held three meetings in the month of April 2016 in Geneva, New York and London to help stakeholders prepare for the second United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA­2), which will take place in Nairobi at the end of May 2016. SF and UNEP delivered the meetings with the help of the UN Non­Governmental Liaison Service in Geneva, CIVICUS in New York and the network of UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development in London.
The sections that follow summarise the speaker and stakeholder input on each topic from each meeting, and offer analysis based on these discussions.


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Monograph
UNEP's environmental, social and economic sustainability: Stakeholder response mechanism
United Nations Environment Programme

These operating procedures establish the process and guidelines for the operation of the United Nations Environment Programme’s (UNEP’s) stakeholder response mechanism through an independent Office for Stakeholder-related Response (the IOSSR). The procedures inform and guide UNEP staff, UNEP implementing and executing partners, and people affected by UNEP projects in bringing and responding to safeguard-related stakeholder responses conerning compliance review and dispute resolution in the context of the UNEP’s Environmental, Social and Economic Sustainability Framework (ESES).


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2018
Promoting Greater Protection for Environmental Defenders: Policy
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme

This policy paper proposes how UN Environment can promote greater protection for individuals and groups who are defending their environmental rights, and identifies solutions to mitigate the abuse of environmental rights which affects a growing number of people in many parts of the world.


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2018
Climate action in cities: Creating a liveable environment for the people
United Nations Environment Programme, UN ENVIRONMENT

Global Environment Outlook-6
Outreach and Media event: High level Panel Discussion


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2018
GEO MATTERS February 2018.
United Nations Environment Programme, UN ENVIRONMENT

A monthly newsletter of the sixth edition of the Global Environment Outlook


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2018
Monograph
UNEP environmental, social and economic sustainability framework
United Nations Environment Programme

The ESES Framework is UNEP’s response to call by member states in Rio+20 for strengthening UNEP. It is compliant with the requirements of “A Framework for Advancing Environmental and Social Sustainability in the United Nations System (2012),” prepared by the Environmental Management Group (EMG), and the ‘Environmental and Social Safeguards’ and Gender’ Policies of the Global Environment Facility (GEF).


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2018
GEO MATTERS JANUARY 2018
United Nations Environment Programme, UN ENVIRONMENT

Monthly Newsletter for the Global Environment Outlook


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2018
Vers une planète sans pollution_Rapport du Directeur exécutif
United Nations Environment Programme, UN Environment

Vers une planète sans pollution_Rapport du Directeur exécutif


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2018
Ministerial declaration of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its third session_Towards a pollution free planet
United Nations Environment Programme, UN Environment

Ministerial declaration of the United Nations Environment Assembly at its third session_Towards a pollution free planet


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2018
Foresight
Emerging Sponge Cities - Foresight Brief No. 005
United Nations Environment Programme

As global populations converge steadily into cities (UN, 2017), fast growing cities are suffering with intensi ed hydroclimatic hazards. In China, more cities are facing challenges associated with urban sustainability and urban water issues such as aging/outdated water and wastewater infrastructures, urban ooding and a high frequency of extreme weather (Li et al., 2017; Lv and Zhao, 2013). The emerging concept and construction of “sponge cities” is an effective approach to solving urban rainstorms(Liu et al., 2015; Xia et al., 2017) and seeks to enhance cities capacity on ood prevention.


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2018