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Case Study, Guidelines
UNEP Guide for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Laws
United Nations Environment Programme

The Guide describes the key legal issues associated with efficiency and renewable energy resource development, and presents legislative options from both developed and developing countries for dealing with them, including sample excerpts from legislation.


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2016
Book, Case Study
The Greening of Water Law: Managing Freshwater Resources for People and the Environment
United Nations Environment Programme, International Water Law Project

The greening of water law is both a theoretical and practical effort to modernize legal regimes governing the management and allocation of freshwater
resources.


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2010
Case Study
Environmental Good Practice in Hotels: Case Studies from the International Hotel & Restaurant Association Environmental Award
United Nations Environment Programme, International Hotel & Restaurant Association Environmental

The case studies presented in this publication have been selected from the applications to the IHA Environmental Award 1992-1995, which were judged in 1995 by the United Nations Environment Programme-Industry and Environment. The case studies selected are drawn from around the world, from small independent hotels and large international chains.


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1996
Book/Report, Case Study
Enhancing Synergies across Global Biodiversity Conventions: Experiences from the Global South: Workshop Proceedings and Country Reports
United Nations Environment Programme

Over the past few years, UN Environment has led a multi-stakeholder process to identify options for enhancing synergies and cooperation among the global biodiversity conventions. To that effect, UN Environment organized a workshop on NBSAPs and synergies among Biodiversity Conventions held in Nairobi, Kenya from March 15-17, 2016. The workshop brought together national focal points, government representatives and biodiversity experts from countries the African, Caribbean, Latin America, Pacific regions as well as MEA Secretariats in an important, first-of-its-kind knowledge and experience sharing exercise. The select countries who participated in the workshop are all at various stages of the revision of their National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) – a key instrument for implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at the national level.


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Book, Case Study
UNEP Compendium on Human Rights and the Environment: Selected international legal materials and cases
United Nations Environment Programme, Center for International Environmental Law

The Compendium on human rights and the environment takes stock of the normative and jurisprudential developments in the field of human rights and the environment. It describes international instruments that relate to human rights and the environment, such as multilateral environmental agreements, international human rights treaties, and international resolutions and declarations.


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Case Study, Summary
UNEP’s Compendium of Innovative Laws: promoting Green Economy & Sustainable Development
United Nations Environment Programme

The Compendium presents a compilation of laws and regulations from around the world, that have been found innovative and creatively promoting green economy. It highlights the innovative provisions which promote resource efficiency and sustainable consumption and production towards a transition to green economy, in order to demonstrate to governments and policy makers how legislative instruments can be used to enhance social equity, economic development and reduce environmental risks and ecological scarcities.


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Case Study
Public Participation and the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: A Review for DfID and UNEP-GEF
Institute of Development Studies

The paper is a commissioned review on Public Participation in relation to the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety prepared by IDS for DFID and UNEP-GEF. This study looks at public participation in the development of National Biosafety Frameworks (NBFs).


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Case Study
A Comparative Analysis of Experiences and Lessons From the UNEP-GEF Biosafety Projects: Prepared by the UNEP-GEF Biosafety Unit As of December 2006
United Nations Environment Programme

This study looks at the 124 countries that participated in the UNEP-GEF Project for Development of National Biosafety Frameworks (NBF), hereinafter referred to as the NBF development project, as well as the 8 countries that participated in the UNEP-GEF demonstration projects for the implementation of the NBFs, hereinafter referred to as the 8 demonstration implementation projects, focussing on a comparative analysis of their
experiences in order to draw out lessons and best practices applicable to other global initiatives for implementation of MEAs. These projects are implemented by UNEP under the GEF Initial Strategy for assisting countries to prepare for entry into force of the CPB.


Download: UNEP GEF Biosafety Comparative Analysis.pdf