Tagged on: Environment Under Review

GEO
Rapidly growing middle class presents severe challenge for the environment and human health in Asia and the Pacific: Global Environmental Outlook 6 - Factsheet
United Nations Environment Programme

The factsheet highlihts the findings of the GEO 6 Regional Assessment of the state of environment in Asia Pacific


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2016
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Summary of the sixth global environment outlook GEO-6 regional assessments: Key findings and policy messages: UNEP/EA.2/INF/17
United Nations Environment Programme

The present note summarizes the key findings and policy messages stemming from the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) assessments conducted for the six United Nations Environment Programme regions (Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America and West Asia1,2), pursuant to resolution 1/4 of the first session of the United Nations Environment Assembly.


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2016
Reports and Books
Gender equality and the environment: A Guide to UNEP's work
United Nations Environment Programme

This document outlines the linkages between gender equality and the environment, the impacts of gender inequality, how unequal participation in policy- and decision-making stymie effective action on tackling environmental challenges, and opportunities to unlock the untapped potential of both men and women in confronting these challenges. The document will also describe how UNEP, in accordance with its Policy and Strategy, is endeavouring to redress this gender imbalance.


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2016
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Policies Improving Environment in North America, but New Challenges Such as Climate Change Need Attention: Global Environmental Outlook 6 - Factsheet
United Nations Environment Programme

The factsheet highlihts the findings of the GEO 6 Regional Assessment of the state of environment in North America


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2016
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Urbanization and Economic Growth in Latin America and Caribbean Damaging Air and Water Quality: Global Environmental Outlook 6 - Factsheet
United Nations Environment Programme

The factsheet highlihts the findings of the GEO 6 Regional Assessment of the state of environment in Latin America


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2016
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Land, Water, Biodiversity, and Air Quality under Pressure in Africa: Global Environmental Outlook 6 - Factsheet
United Nations Environment Programme

The factsheet highlihts the findings of the GEO 6 Regional Assessment of the state of environment in Africa


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2016
Policy and Strategy Documents
UNEP Medium Term Strategy 2018-2021
United Nations Environment Programme

The medium-term strategy (MTS) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) sets out an analysis of the significant environmental challenges that the world will face in the coming years. Within this framework, the MTS for the period 2018 - 2021 is informed by relevant resolutions and decisions of the United Nations Environment Assembly, the General Assembly and the UNEP Governing Council, and by the strategies and plans of multilateral environmental agreements and other internationally agreed environmental goals.


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2016
Annual Reports
United Nations Environment Programme: Annual Report 2015
United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP Annual Report


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2016
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GEO-6: Global Environment Outlook: Regional assessment for the Pan-European Region
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

The sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6) Assessment for the pan-European region paints a comprehensive picture of the environmental factors contributing to human health and well-being at the regional level. Backed by a large body of recent, credible scientific evidence, regional-wide consultations and a robust intergovernmental process, the assessment demonstrates that regional and global multilateral environmental agreements have improved environmental conditions in the pan-European region. It also highlights the complexity of the interlinked environmental, social and economic challenges now confronting decision makers.


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2016
Reports and Books, GEO
Global Gender and Environment Outlook
United Nations Environment Programme

The GGEO provides an overview of current knowledge and gives a first set of answers to the following key policy-relevant questions: • What social forces are producing the changes seen in the environment, and are they gender-dependent? • What are the large-scale consequences of ongoing environmental changes for social systems and human security, and are these consequences genderdifferentiated? • What do future projections and outlooks look like, are they gender-differentiated, and will there be different outcomes for women and men? • What actions could be taken for a more sustainable future that would position women and men as equal agents in taking such actions, and which socio-economic factors could shape different outcomes and responses for women and men? We look forward to the uptake of GGEO’s findings throughout the environmental sector at international and national levels


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2016