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Putting the Environment at the Heart of People's Lives - Annual Report 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

Over the last year, UN Environment supported Member States as they stepped up their efforts to build a better, cleaner and more equitable world. While it was a challenging year, we saw hope in growing action and global commitment to new ways of doing business that tackle the environmental challenges we face. Our role in highlighting best practices, advocating action and bringing together governments, civil society and businesses once again proved critical.


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2019
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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
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UNEP - WCMC annual report 2001
United Nations Environment Programme

Biodiversity is the defining characteristic of planet Earth. But our understanding of living things, their role in ecological processes and, most importantly, their significance to our own future, remains poor. What we do now know is that human beings dominate all other species. We divert more than one third of the sun's life-giving power to feed ourselves and our livestock, we have transformed around one third of land to agriculture, and we capture probably more than half the fish production of the oceans and seas every year. The Centre's role is to establish and communicate the impact this dominance has on other life forms, and to evaluate this in terms of its sustainability. Turning complex data into policy-relevant information is one of the tasks that the Centre does best. The World Atlas of Coral Reefs and our input to the Biodiversity Convention's Global Biodiversity Outlook are good examples of successes in 2001. In the coming year we will, amongst other projects, develop further assessments on the world's mountains, seagrass beds and great apes.


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2001
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Engaging with Religion and Faith-Based Actors on Agenda 2030/The SDGs - 2018 Annual Report of The United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Engaging Faith-Based Actors for Sustainable Development
United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Engaging Faith-Based Actors for Sustainable Development

This report provides an overview of the engagement with faith-based actors and faith-related activities by the members of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Engaging Faith-Based Actors for Sustainable Development (short: UN Task Force on Religion and Development or IATF-FBOs). Covering the year of 2016, it continues to present the annual highlights of this work as it was done for the first time in 2015 through the first UN IATF report covering the period from 2016 to 2017.


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Investing in People who Walk and Cycle - Share the Road Programme Annual Report 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

No-one should die walking or cycling to work or school. The price paid for mobility is too high, especially because proven, low-cost and achievable solutions exist. That is why the Share the Road Programme (launched in 2008 by UN Environment and the FIA Foundation for the Automobile and Society) continues to act as an advocate for action, in highlighting best practice and as a convening authority - working with countries around the world to prioritize the needs of pedestrians and cyclists.


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UNEP Inquiry Annual Overview 2017
United Nations Environment Programme

When the UN Environment Inquiry began its work in 2014, green and sustainable finance was very much under the radar – a “quiet revolution” that needed to be encouraged, nurtured and teased from its shell. This is what the Inquiry set out to do. We surpassed even our own expectations. Over the last few years, cooperative international efforts carried by the G20, the G7, the UN, and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) have all addressed different aspects of sustainable and green finance, while at the same time increasingly involving the private sector. Multilateral development banks and international financial institutions continue to actively promote sustainable finance. These combined factors have led to great strides in laying the groundwork for a sustainable financial system, as many developments show. Nearly 300 policy and regulatory measures targeting sustainability were in place in over 60 countries as of October 2017 – up roughly 30 percent since July 2016. Green bond issuance hit a new record of US$155.5 billion in 2017, with more growth expected. Sustainable finance has even reached UN Secretary-General level, with António Guterres in September unveiling a strategy to help reshape the financial system to make it fit-for-purpose – a direct echo of what we have been doing for four years.


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Law Division Report of Achievements - 2017
United Nations Environment Programme

The law division is the lead division charged with carrying out the functions of UN Environment that involve the development and facilitation of international environmental law, governance and policy. This report gives an overview of the main activities of the law division in 2017.


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International Environmental Technology Centre - Annual Report 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

As outlined in this, first ever annual report, IETC delivered substantial results aligned with the waste management goals in the United Nations Environment Programme’s programme of work, and in particular with resolution 7 of the second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly. These have included regional waste management outlooks and global thematic reports as well as substantial work assisting countries and municipalities to improve waste management on the ground.


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