Tagged on: Kenya

Steps Towards Reduced Emissions And Cleaner Vehicles In Kenya
United Nations Environment Programme, Martin Eshiwani, Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Kenya
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2017
The Relevance of Green University Networks in promoting a Sustainable Future / Importance des réseaux des universités vertes pour un avenir durable
United Nations Environment Programme

COP 22 Side Event on Environmental Education


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2016
Area Based Planning tools and Regional Cooperation in the Western Indian Ocean meeting
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme Institutional authors
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2016
Partnership on Science to Policy Forum
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme Institutional authors
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2016
Kenya Green University Network Launch
United Nations Environment Programme
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2016
Eighth Conference of Parties REPORT June 2015 Mahe Seychelles
United Nations Environment Programme Institutional authors

The Convention for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Eastern African Region (Nairobi Convention) and its two protocols (Protected Areas and Wild Fauna and Flora in the Eastern African Region and Cooperation in Combating Marine Pollution in Cases of Emergency in the Eastern African Region). The convention that was adopted in June 22 1985 came into force in May 1996. Following their entry into force, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) convened the first meeting of the Contracting Parties in March 1997 in Seychelles and subsequently the Conference of Parties is held after two years to review the implementation of decisions of the COPs and to adopt the work program for the Nairobi Convention.


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2015
AFRICAN ENVIRONMENT DAY/WANGARI MAATHAI DAY 2014 CELEBRATIONS - KENYA Theme: YOUTH – Healing the Earth: Environment . Education . Empowerment
United Nations Environment Programme

AFRICAN ENVIRONMENT DAY/WANGARI MAATHAI DAY 2014 CELEBRATIONS - KENYA
Theme: YOUTH – Healing the Earth: Environment . Education . Empowerment


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2015
Monograph
Economic Survey
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

Kenya’s economy is estimated to have expanded by 5.3 per cent in 2014, compared to a growth of 5.7 per cent in 2013. From the demand side, growth was mainly driven by an increase in private final consumption and a rapid growth in capital investment. From the supply side, the major drivers of the economy were agriculture, forestry and fishing||construction||wholesale and retail trade||education||and finance and insurance. However, accommodation and food services (hotels and restaurants) sector contracted for the second year in a row.


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2015
Monograph
Building Inclusive Green Economies in Africa - Experience and Lessons Learned 2010-2015
United Nations Environment Programme

This synthesis report provides an overview of where Africa, as a region, stands in terms of transitioning to an inclusive green economy. It draws on recent studies to summarise the prospective gains and challenges associated with investing in a green economy and outlines a way forward to prioritise policy reforms, with a specific section on how to turn strategies and practices challenges into opportunities. Collectively, this report highlights how a transition to a green economy may be achieved within a range of country conditions.


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2015
Monograph
Aligning Kenya’s Financial System with Inclusive Green Investment
United Nations Environment Programme

This summary paper explores the state of green investment in Kenya, and the role of the financial sector and potential financial policy innovations that could increase the flow of domestic green investment. This paper is part of a broader analysis on scaling domestic sustainable finance in Kenya and is being led by the International Finance Corporation and UNEP’s Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System. The IFC, as the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries, has been utilizing its investment and advisory services to develop local financial markets and leverage the private sector to advance innovative and viable solutions to ensure environmental and social sustainability. The UNEP Inquiry was set up to advance policy options to deliver a step change in the global financial system’s effectiveness in mobilizing capital towards a green and inclusive economy, through including producing country specific policy reports


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2015