Tagged on: Latin America and the Caribbean

Summary
Environmental Variables in Multidimensional Poverty Measurement: A Practical Guide with Examples from Latin America and the Caribbean
United Nations Environment Programme

This is a companion to the report entitled "Variables Ambientales en la medición de la pobreza multidimensional: Guía Práctica y Ejemplos de América Latina y el Caribe"


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2018
Quarterly Report to the 143rd Meeting of the Committee of Permanent Representatives - Second Issue: April to July 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

This report aims to provide the Committee of Permanent Representatives to the UN Environment Programme with an update on key developments in the period 1 April to 31 July 2018.


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2018
Elementos para la Sesión: Finanzas como una herramienta para promover la implementación de la agenda ambiental en los países de la región
United Nations Environment Programme

Elementos para discutir en la Sesión de Finanzas como una herramienta para promover la implementación de la agenda ambiental en los países de la región durante el segmento ministerial de la XXI Reuniòn del Foro de MInistros de Medio ambiente de América Latina y el Caribe


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2018
Caribbean Workshop on the Establishment of Legal Limits on Lead in Paint - Workshop Report
United Nations Environment Programme
Download: Caribbean Workshop Report FINAL DRAFT 20180308.pdf
2017
CEP Sustainable Development Strategy And Performance Indicators (Including Resource Mobilization Strategy)
United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Environment Programme

CEP Sustainable Development Strategy And Performance Indicators (Including Resource Mobilization Strategy)


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2017
Report on the Ratification of the Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region and Its Protocols (Cartagena Convention)
United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Environment Programme

Report on the Ratification of the Convention for the Protection And Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region and Its Protocols (Cartagena Convention) - Presented by the Government of Colombia


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2017
Summary of GPA Survey on Pollution in Latin America and the Caribbean
United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Environment Programme

The Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities (GPA) was established in 1995 to prevent the degradation of the marine environment from land-based activities. Over 108 governments committed to the GPA by signing the Washington Declaration on the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities


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2017
Institutionalizing an Integrated Reporting Mechanism on the State of the Marine Ecosystem in the Cartagena Convention Area
United Nations Environment Programme, Caribbean Environment Programme

The purpose of this conference paper is to inform participants at the Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Cartagena Convention about the opportunities provided through the UNDP/GEF “CLME+ Project” (2015-2020) to work towards the institutionalization of an integrated, collaborative reporting mechanism on the state of the marine ecosystems in the Cartagena Convention Area (habitats-pollution-fisheries-climatic and societal change), in support of enhanced policy coordination and decision-making.


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2017
Reports and Books
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2017. Wastewater: The Untapped Resource
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, United Nations Development Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, World Water Assessment Programme

The 2017 World Water Development Report shows that improved wastewater management is as much about reducing pollution at the source, as removing contaminants from wastewater flows, reusing reclaimed water and recovering useful by-products. Together, these four actions generate social, environmental and economic benefits for all society, contributing to overall well-being and health, water and food security, and sustainable development.


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2017
Policy and Strategy Documents
Desarrollo sostenible en la práctica: La aplicación de un enfoque integrado en América Latina y el Caribe - Nota de Política
United Nations Environment Programme

The note identifies points of entry and concrete methodologies that have ensured effective bridging of several SDGs and thereby advance faster and more practically on applying an integrated approach that maximizes the synergies between them.


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2017