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Presentation
Global Fuel Economy Initiative in Ukraine
United Nations Environment Programme, Oleg Tsilvik

Global Fuel Economy Initiative in Ukraine


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Reports and Books
Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in African Universities Partnership (2004-2008 Report): Supporting Universities to Respond to Environment, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Challenges
United Nations Environment Programme

This report documents the growth, in participation in MESA since 2004, as well as the outcomes that are visible at university and regional levels following various activities that have taken place across the African continent to support universities to respond to climate change, and other environment and development challenges.


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Summaries
Monitoring the Shift to Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns in the context of the SDGs: Advance Copy 2016-02-23: Executive Summary
United Nations Environment Programme

This report constitutes an initial proposal to support the monitoring of SCP-related targets of the SDGs, using the SEEA framework. The report also proposes the development of a strategy for capacity building in the context of responding to the need for harmonised and quality assured indicators. Based on this approach and the analysis undertaken for this paper, we will also discuss more general indicators than those developed by the IAEG-SDGs process.


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Chapters and Articles
Energy Profile: Senegal
United Nations Environment Programme

In 2015, total electricity produced was 343 ktoe, with 88.9 per cent from fossil fuels and 9 per cent from solar and wind. Final electricity consumed was 276 ktoe.


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Reports and Books
Opening the Door to Cleaner Vehicles in Developing and Transition Countries:The Role of Lower Sulphur Fuels - Report of the Sulphur Working Group of the Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (PCFV)
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication provides information to help policymakers in developing and transi- tion countries understand the effects of the presence of sulphur in transportation fuels and the options available to lower sulphur levels to reduce vehicular emissions. The publication provides a general, non-technical overview of the considerations, benefits, and options for the development of policies and actions to reduce the level of sulphur in transportation fuels.


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Policy and Strategy Documents
UNEP Strategy for Environmental Education and Training: A Strategy and Action Planning for the Decade 2005 - 2014
United Nations Environment Programme

This Strategy presents the required strategic elements and the associated actions necessary for UNEP to play its role in meeting the goals of the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD). It further paves the way for UNEP's active engagement in the International Implementation Scheme of the DESD; particularly on the environment component of Education for Sustainable Development.


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Reports and Books
Responsible Resource Management for a Sustainable World: Findings from the International Resource Panel
United Nations Environment Programme

This synopsis highlights key findings from the following reports of the International Resource Panel: A) Priority products and materials: assessing the environmental impacts of consumption and production; B) Decoupling natural resource use and environmental impacts from economic growth; C) Metal Stocks in Society; D) Recycling Rates of Metals; and E) Assessing biofuels: towards sustainable production and use of resources.


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Chapters and Articles
Energy Profile: Eritrea
United Nations Environment Programme

Eritrea’s population was 6.33 million in 2013 (Table 1) (IEA, 2016). Total production of electricity was 38 ktoe in 2015 with 97.3 per cent generated from fossil fuels. Final consumption of electricity is 33 ktoe with 9 per cent of this consumed in industry (AFREC, 2015).


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