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Global environment outlook (GEO), Chapters and Articles
Introduction and Context - Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Healthy Planet, Healthy People Chapter 1
United Nations Environment Programme

Under the theme of ‘Healthy Planet, Healthy People,’ the sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) is an integrated assessment which considers various scienti c perspectives and inputs from across the world in a holistic manner. The assessment urges the world’s decision makers and all citizens to apply the principles of sustainable development to help ensure that Earth’s environment remains the foundation of society and of people’s well-being and resilience.


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2019
Global environment outlook (GEO), Chapters and Articles
Cross-cutting Issues - Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Healthy Planet, Healthy People Chapter 4
United Nations Environment Programme

As understanding of the interdependence between a healthy planet and healthy people becomes more developed, complex issues that thread through systems and societies gain new importance. Beyond the traditional Global Environment Outlook (GEO) themes addressing air, biodiversity, oceans, land and fresh water, this GEO-6 assessment addresses cross-cutting issues worthy of further examination. Using
a systems approach, these cross-cutting issues offerentry points allowing another dimension for analysing GEO-6 themes as well as understanding the network of interconnections throughout earth and human systems.


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2019
Factsheets
Programme for Sustainable Charcoal Reduction and Alternative Livelihoods (PROSCAL): A Joint Programme between the Federal Government of Somalia and United Nations that seeks international cooperation to stop the illegal export of charcoal from Somalia
United Nations Environment Programme

A joint programme between the Federal Government of Somalia and United Nations that seeks international cooperation to stop illegal export of charcoal from Somalia.


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2019
Annual Reports
Putting the Environment at the Heart of People's Lives - Annual Report 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

Over the last year, UN Environment supported Member States as they stepped up their efforts to build a better, cleaner and more equitable world. While it was a challenging year, we saw hope in growing action and global commitment to new ways of doing business that tackle the environmental challenges we face. Our role in highlighting best practices, advocating action and bringing together governments, civil society and businesses once again proved critical.


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2019
Global environment outlook (GEO), Other
GEO-6 - Links to Individual Chapters
United Nations Environment Programme

The document lists links to the individual chapters of the sixth edition of the Global Environment Outlook


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2019
Global environment outlook (GEO), Reports and Books
Global Linkages: A Graphic Look at the Changing Arctic
United Nations Environment Programme

The new report “Global Linkages – A graphic look at the changing Arctic”, produced by UN Environment and its collaborating center GRID-Arendal, is a set of maps and graphics, accompanied by short narratives to synthesize and illustrate the most critical, connected environmental challenges with Arctic and global relevance and focusing on issues which call for common solutions. The graphics builds on Arctic and global environmental assessments and reflect the dynamic connection between the Arctic and the rest of the planet. It presents both trends and outlooks and provides actionable recommendations focused on policy development and options for solutions. The issues covered by this product reflect the themes of the current Finnish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council – climate change, biodiversity conservation and pollution prevention.


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2019
Progress in the Implementation of Resolution 3/3 on Contributions of the United Nations Environment Assembly to the high-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development - Report of the Executive Director
United Nations Environment Programme

The present report provides an update on the implementation of paragraph 6 of United Nations Environment Assembly resolution 3/3,1 on contributions of the Environment Assembly to the high-level political forum on sustainable development, which seeks to enhance the contributions of the Environment Assembly to the forum with a view to providing the overarching environmental perspective of sustainable development and promoting the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system. The forum takes place annually in July, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, and every four years in September, with participation by Heads of State and Government, under the auspices of the General Assembly. In 2019 the forum will take place in both July and September, with the theme “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. The present report outlines the steps taken to provide meaningful contributions to the forum and suggests concrete steps for further enhancing these contributions.


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2018
Member State Meeting on the Draft Summary for Policymakers of the Sixth Global Environment Outlook
United Nations Environment Programme

A provisional agenda for the Negotiation of the Summary for Policymakers of the sixth Global Environment Outlook


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2018
Logistical Information Note for Meeting Participants: The Second Meeting of National Focal Points for the Montevideo Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law (Montevideo Programme IV), Nairobi, 26-28 November 2018
United Nations Environment Programme
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2018
Refrigerant Management Tools for Developing Countries UN Environment Programme OzonAction/ASHRAE Side Event 30th Meeting of the Parties, Quito, Ecuador
United Nations Environment Programme

At the 30th Meeting of Parties of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, UN Environment Programme OzonAction and ASHRAE held a side event on Refrigerant Management Tools for countries operating under Article 5 of the Protocol. These tools were developed under a long-standing partnership between the OzonAction and ASHRAE.


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2018