Tagged on: Environment Under Review

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
GEO
Resumen de las evaluaciones regionales del sexto informe sobre las perspectivaas del medio ambiente mundial GEO-6: Resultados principales y mensajes politicos: UNEP/EA.2/INF/17
United Nations Environment Programme

En la presente nota se resumen los resultados principales y los mensajes políticos contenidos en las evaluaciones del informe sobre las Perspectivas del Medio Ambiente Mundial (GEO-6) que se han llevado a cabo en las seis regiones del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA) —a saber, África, Asia y el Pacífico, Europa, América Latina y el Caribe, América del Norte y Asia Occidental1,2—, con arreglo a la resolución 1/4 de la primera Asamblea de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Medio Ambiente (UNEA-1).


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2016
Programme Performance Reports
UNEP Programme Performance Report 2016
United Nations Environment Programme

UN Environment this year commemorates 45 years of its existence with a track record in leading efforts to protect our environment. Established in December 1972 as a follow up to the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment, UN Environment further strengthened its strategic leadership in 2016, exercising its role as a global authority on the environment. It implemented its Medium Term Strategy and Programme of Work, strengthening its partnership with governments, local authorities, the UN system, the scientific community, business, investors, and civil society. No stakeholder was left behind in the joint effort to address the challenges of sustainability and resilience.


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2016
Reports and Books
Building Urban Resilience: Assessing Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture in Dar es Salaam
United Nations Environment Programme

This report presents the findings of a knowledge assessment on urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA) for the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania that was conducted in 2012. It examines the state of UPA in the city through the lens of intensifying urban pressures and increasing climate risks with the objective of identifying how these and other drivers potentially interact to affect the long-term sustainability of UPA, and what response options are needed to address existing and emerging challenges.


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2014
Reports and Books
Horizon 2020 Mediterranean report: Israel
European Environment Agency, United Nations Environment Programme

Israel has a technologically advanced market economy, including rapidly developing hi‑tech, agricultural, financial and service sectors. Israel was characterised by relatively high and stable economic growth in the previous decade and in 2010 joined the OECD.


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2014
Annual Reports
UNEP 2013 Annual Report
United Nations Environment Programme

The 2013 Annual Report lays out the highlights of UNEP's work in 2013, a year in which the organization's Governing Council met under Universal Membership for the first time and the strengthening process agreed the previous year began in earnest. The report focuses on UNEP's achievement in the key focus areas of Climate Change||Disasters and Conflicts||Ecosystem Management||Environmental Governance||Harmful Substances and Hazardous Waste||Resource Efficiency||and Sustainable Consumption and Production. It also highlights the key role UNEP plays in providing environmental leadership to the UN system and the international community: for example, in 2013, nations adopted the Minamata Convention on Mercury, the first new global multilateral environmental agreement in almost a decade.


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2014
Reports and Books
New Zealand’s Environmental Reporting Series: 2014 Air Domain Report
Ministry for the Environment and Statistics, New Zealand

New Zealand’s Environmental Reporting Series: 2014 Air domain report presents information on New Zealand’s air quality. It shows the changes in our air quality over time, and the associated pressures and impacts. It helps us identify and understand air quality issues at the national level.


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2014
Reports and Books
Environment Report
Bank of Italy

This edition of the Environment Report, in line with the previous years’ reports published on the Bank’s website, gives an account of the Bank’s environmental impact, and incorporates information from its ‘Report on the Operations and Activities of the Bank of Italy’. Environmental impact is measured by means of quantitative indicators, with the aim of giving a complete picture both of the improvements achieved over time and of areas requiring greater attention in the future.


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2014
Reports and Books
Keeping Track of Our Changing Environment in Asia and the Pacific
United Nations Environment Programme

The Keeping Track of Our Changing Environment in Asia and the Pacific report is a unique scientific and indicator-based assessment report produced by UNEP, with contributions from experts and UNEP National Focal Points from the region. The report analyzes emerging and persistent development and environmental challenges in the region. The report also traces the patterns of economic development and resource use and degradation since 1992 when leaders from countries around the globe made their commitment to sustainable development at the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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2014
Reports and Books
Greece Report on Sustainable Governance Indicators
Bertelsmann Stiftung

In the period under review Greece underwent a severe economic crisis which affected all core dimensions. The quality of democracy was negatively affected by a new sharp divide between supporters and opponents of the bailout extended to Greece by its creditors under strict austerity conditions.


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2014