Tagged on: Decision/resolution

Decision 2/2: Parties’ Assessed Contributions to the Revolving Fund for Emergency Situations
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties, among others, decides to appropriate $100,000 to the revolving fund for assistance in case of emergency situations in replacement of the appropriation made by decision 1/9 adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its first meeting.


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2018
Decision 2/3: Dates and Venues of the Third Meeting and the First Extraordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties requests the secretariat to convene the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Brazzaville in February 2020, subject to official confirmation by the Government of the Congo; and also requests the secretariat to convene the first extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties in Khartoum in February 2019, subject to official confirmation by the Government of the Sudan.


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2018
Decision 2/6: Prevention of Electronic Hazardous Waste and the Import and Dumping of End-of-life Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Africa
United Nations Environment Programme

The Conference of Parties of the Bamako Convention, among others, urges parties and other African States that have not yet done so to enhance or supplement existing legislation to prevent illegal and unwanted traffic in hazardous and other e-waste from entering their territory and the African continent; and encourages parties and other African States to develop and adopt legislation on individual producer responsibility in the collection and environmentally sound recycling of e-waste arising from domestic sources in Africa.


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2018
Sustainable Consumption and Production
United Nations Environment Programme

This Resolution 2/8 among other things, encourages Member States to take the necessary steps to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 12 and related targets in other Sustainable Development Goals, taking into account national capabilities and priorities recognizing the objective of moving towards sustainable consumption and production patterns, while improving global resource efficiency and endeavouring to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns, with developed countries taking the lead.


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2016
2/18. Relationship between the United Nations Environment Programme and the multilateral Environmental Agreements for which it Provides the Secretariats
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/18 Requests the Executive Director, in consultation with the secretariats of the UNEP-administered multilateral environmental agreements, to develop a flexible draft template of options for the provision of secretariat services in an appropriate form, such as a memorandum of understanding between the Executive Director and the conferences of the parties or other relevant governing bodies of the UNEP-administered multilateral environmental agreements, for their consideration; and Encourages the Executive Director, in establishing the delegations of authority to the heads of the multilateral environment agreement secretariats, to maintain the flexibility required on a case-by-case basis, including to reflect the size of the multilateral environmental agreement secretariats


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2016
Investing in human capacity for sustainable development through environmental education and training
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution adopted by the Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
2/23.,Management of Trust Funds and Earmarked Contributions
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Assembly notes that, in line with the Financial Regulations and Rules of the United Nations, agreements for which the United Nations Environment Programme carries out the functions of the secretariat must be based on the principle of cost recovery when it comes to administrative costs.


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2016
Marine Plastic Litter and Microplastics
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/11 Recognizes that the presence of plastic litter and microplastics in the marine environment is a rapidly increasing serious issue of global concern that needs an urgent global response taking into account a product life-cycle approach, and acknowledging that the levels and sources of marine plastic litter and microplastics, and the resources available to tackle the issue, can vary between regions, and that measures need to be taken and adapted as appropriate to local, national and regional situations.


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2016
2/24. Combating Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought and Promoting Sustainable Pastoralism and Rangelands
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Assembly, among others, calls on the United Nations Environment Programme to contribute to strengthening existing global partnerships that promote a shared vision of resilient landscapes for resilient people and strengthen coordination in the fight against desertification and land degradation.


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2016
Sustainable Coral Reefs Management
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/12 among other things calls for national, regional and international initiatives, cooperation and commitments to conserve and sustainably manage coral reefs, including cold-water coral ecosystems, and mangrove forests, which contribute to food security and nutrition for peoples’ livelihoods.


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2016