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The Global Technology Needs Assessment Project - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

The Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project assists developing country Parties to the UNFCCC determine their technology priorities
for the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change.


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2020
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The Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

The Strategic Approach To International Chemicals Management (SAICM) mandate expires in 2020, long before we will reach the
target of minimizing the health and environmental impacts of chemicals throughout their lifecycle. Overall progress has been
uneven and there is still a significant need for development and implementation of effective chemical and waste management
policies and practices around the globe.


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2020
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United for Efficiency - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)'s United for Efficiency (U4E) Initiative partners with countries to help them
save up to 20 percent of their electricity consumption by accelerating the switch to energy-efficient lighting, air conditioners, refrigerators, electric motors and transformers. U4E’s comprehensive full market transformation approach addresses widespread electricity wastage, associated pollution and greenhouse gases, unlocks capacity and financing, and saves consumers and businesses money while improving their quality of life.


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2020
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Health & Environment - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

Growing evidence and new understanding about the mounting risks to health and ecosystem degradation, as well as positive contributions to health from ecosystems services, mandates a fresh approach on health and environment linkages.

There is an increased recognition that sustained progress on internationally agreed sustainable development goals (SDGs) and multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs) will require firm global, regional and country level commitment and actions to address the environmental root causes of ill health.


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2020
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Seed Capital Assistance Facility - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

The Seed Capital Assistance Facility (SCAF) is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the United Nations Environment Programme
(UNEP) and backed by the German Federal Environment Ministry together with the British Department for International Development
(DFID). It makes finance available during the development phase of projects being carried out in developing countries and emerging
economies that are aimed at promoting the use of climate-friendly technologies (e.g. renewable energies, energy efficiency).


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2020
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Renewable Energy Performance Platform - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

The Renewable Energy Performance Platform supports private sector renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa that are typically
between 1MW and 25MW (but can be up to 50MW for wind) and either grid-connected, off-grid or a combination of both.
REPP assists developers from inception to construction, providing a broad range of financing products and support tailored to suit
each developer’s unique set of circumstances and needs.


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2020
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The Quick Start Programme: 13 years of Advancing Sound Chemicals Management - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

Established in 2006 by the first International Conference on Chemicals Management – the Quick Start Programme (QSP) concluded in December 2019. This year is significant and provides an opportunity to look back at QSP’s vast impact through successful projects and activities across the globe.


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2020
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Chemicals and Waste in Latin America and the Caribbean - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

In Latin America and the Caribbean, UN Environment and the GEF work together to strengthen national capacity for the elimination and sound management of chemicals and wastes. The GEF helps countries in developing best practices, tools and action plans to comply with obligations under the Stockholm Convention, and provides scientific and technical knowledge to facilitate the ratification and implementation of the Minamata Convention. UN Environment and the GEF have particularly focused on reducing the emissions and use of POPs and Mercury in artisanal small-scale mining in the region.


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2020
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UNEP's Strategy for Private Sector Engagement: Addressing Environmental Challenges through Sustainable Business Practices, is Our Goal
United Nations Environment Programme

This strategy guides UNEP's engagement with the private sector to contribute to sustained transformative changes and innovations that are aligned with its Medium Term Strategy and Programme of Work. The time for action is now.


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2019
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The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Energy Finance - [Factsheet]
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)’s Energy Finance work fosters increased engagement of the finance community in the low-carbon development and sustainable energy sectors. The Energy Finance team works with banks and financiers to kick-start investment in clean energy technology markets and assists countries to access international climate finance to fund their nationally determined contributions and sustainable development ambitions.


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2019