Tagged on: Climate change

Manuals and Guides
Gender and Environment: Support Kit for UN Environment Staff
United Nations Environment Programme

The purpose of this support kit is to help UN Environment staff understand the relevance of gender in their specific field and provide entry points for integration of gender in project cycle activities and communications. The support kit builds on the UN Environment Policy and Strategy for Gender and theEnvironment 2014–2017 and aims to provide practical guidance for strengthening gender considerations within UN Environment’s work.


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Manuals and Guides
Unit-based Sustainability Assessment Tool: A resource book to complement the UNEP Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in African Universities Partnership
Togo, Muchaiteyi, Lotz-Sisitka, Heila
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Reports and Books
Republic of South Sudan: National Adaption Programmes of Action (NAPA) to Climate Change
United Nations Environment Programme, South Sudan, Ministry of Environment

South Sudan’s NAPA specifies five priority activities (referred to as Priority Adaptation Projects) for effective climate change adaptation across the five identified priority thematic areas, namely: i) Environment; ii) Water Resources; iii) Agriculture; iv) Disaster Risk Reduction; and v) Policy and Institutional Framework.


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Reports and Books
On the Role of Central Banks in Enhancing Green Finance - Inquiry Working Paper 17/01
United Nations Environment Programme

This paper examines the role of central banks in ‘greening’ financial systems. Given the enormous investments needed to bring about a green transformation, the financial sector will have to play a central role in allocating resources towards a sustainable and green economy – and stop financing activities that harm the environment. Against this backdrop, the paper examines the extent to which environmental factors impinge on central banks’ conventional goals and provides a theoretical analysis of the cases for and against central banks to respond to environmental and sustainability challenges.


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