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Booklet/Brochure
MAP-X: Mapping and Assessing the Performance of Extractive Industries
United Nations Environment Programme, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

This brochure outlines the benefits, key functionalities, scales, and components of the information management platform "Mapping and Assessing the Performance of Extractive Industries (MAP-X)"


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Responsible Production: A Framework for Chemical Hazard Management for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: Incorporating best practice from Safer Production, APELL and Corporate Social Responsibility
United Nations Environment Programme, AccountAbility

This booklet, along with the Responsible Production Guidance and Toolkit and the Responsible Production Training Package, focuses on application at the local level. It provides the basis for identifying, understanding and responding to not only the chemical hazards themselves but also to the needs and concerns of local business partners, suppliers and communities that may have an effect on or be affected by them.


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Ebola & Great Apes
United Nations Environment Programme

There are direct links between Ebola outbreaks in humans and the contact with infected bushmeat from gorillas and chimpanzees


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Humanitarian Action and the Environment
United Nations Environment Programme, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Disasters and conflicts, as well as relief and recovery operations, impact the environment in ways that threaten human life, health, livelihoods and security. Failure to address these risks can undermine the relief process, causing additional loss of life, displacement, aid dependency and increased vulnerability. Disaster managers and humanitarian workers can take action to avoid this. This document helps to explain how.


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Roadmap for a Sustainable Financial System : Summary for Consultation
United Nations Environment Programme

UN Environment and the World Bank Group view the over-arching objective of a sound financial system as being to provide finance that meets the long-term needs of an inclusive, environmentally sustainable economy. While there is no single blueprint or unique pathway for creating such a “sustainable financial system”, it is possible to describe its many characteristics and progress towards it. The Roadmap initiative intends to design an action plan that moves towards a sustainable financial system, including its elements, sequencing and principal actors, and a basis for measuring progress. The Roadmap will build on the extensive experience of both partners and many other active in the field.


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IEA Training Manual: A Training Manual on Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting
United Nations Environment Programme

The purpose of the IEA Training Manual is to help build capacity for forward-looking integrated environmental assessment (IEA) and reporting at the subglobal level.


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Global Adaptation Network Brochure
United Nations Environment Programme

Adaptation is a multidisciplinary undertaking, requiring collaboration from diverse actors operating in different sectors and this makes it critical to share information. While much knowledge exists for successful adaptation, it is often fragmented and not always accessible to diverse stakeholders. The mobilization and sharing of knowledge and experiences is therefore, critical for informing adaptation decision-making, planning and practice. The Global Adaptation Network (GAN) aims to address this need.


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Vision: A Prosperous Western Indian Ocean Region with Healthy Rivers, Coasts and Oceans
United Nations Environment Programme

The Nairobi Convention is a partnership between governments, civil society and the private sector, working towards a prosperous Western Indian Ocean Region with healthy rivers, coasts and oceans. It pursues this vision by providing a mechanism for regional cooperation, coordination and collaborative actions; it enables the Contracting Parties to harness resources and expertise from a wide range of stakeholders and interest groups; and in this way it helps solve inter-linked problems of the region’s coastal and marine environment.


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Harnessing Opportunity: Wastewater as a Managed Resource
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication showcases some of the innovative approaches being used and provides guidance on how communities can put their wastewater to purposeful reuse — asreclaimed water — for the benefit of all.


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Ecosystem based Adaptation
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Development Program, International Union for Conservation of Nature
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