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Manuals and Guides
OARE Basic Course Modules 1, 2, 3, 4, 5A & B, 6, 7 Workbook
United Nations Environment Programme

Workbook


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2018
Case Studies, Manuals and Guides
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
Manuals and Guides
UNEP Access-to-Information Policy (Revised)
United Nations Environment Programme

UNEP Access-to-Information Policy


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2016
Manuals and Guides
The Role of Legal Instruments to Support Green Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Development : A Guidebook on Assessing, Selecting and Implementing Legal Instruments
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Development Programme

The purpose of this Guidebook is to provide guidance to government decision makers and their advisers on best practices in designing or modifying legal frameworks and specific legal instruments aimed at effectively supporting green, low-emission and climate-resilient development. In doing so, it provides guidance on how to: assess the legal frameworks and instruments required for successful implementation of Green LECRDS; select appropriate legal instruments for implementing Green LECRDS; and implement the legal instruments that have been selected.


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2013
Manuals and Guides, Policy and Strategy Documents
Developing a National Action Plan to Reduce and, Where Feasible, Eliminate Mercury Use in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining - Guidance Document
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Mercury Partnership

This document represents an expansion of this original guidance document and is intended to reflect the language of the
Convention and other advances in understanding of the ASGM sector. It is intended to provide guidance to countries in
formulating ASGM National Action Plans (NAPs) that are compliant with the requirements of the Minamata Convention.
The document also provides technical, legal and policy information on issues related to ASGM, which may be useful
when preparing and implementing the NAP. This guidance is indicative – the use of this document is not mandatory or
a requirement under the Convention.
The mandate for the development of this document comes from the Final Act of the Minamata Convention, which
called on the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Mercury (INC) to support the development of guidance to
countries in preparing their NAPs.


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Manuals and Guides
Unit-based Sustainability Assessment Tool: A resource book to complement the UNEP Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in African Universities Partnership
Togo, Muchaiteyi, Lotz-Sisitka, Heila
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Manuals and Guides
Gender Mainstreaming in Water Harvesting in South Sudan: Technical Guidelines
United Nations Environment Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, South Sudan, Ministry of Electricity, Dams, Irrigation and Water Resources

This guideline is a reference document for gender mainstreaming in water harvesting in South Sudan and is meant for organizations investing in and implementing water harvesting projects for livestock.


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Manuals and Guides, Reports and Books
Evaluation environnementale stratégique intégrée en Cote d'Ivoire: Guide Pratique - Cas d'étude San Pedro
United Nations Environment Programme

Ce rapport présente les résultats de la mise en œuvre de l’Évaluation Environnementale Stratégique Intégrée (EESI) en Côte d’Ivoire, mené conjointement par le Programme des Nations Unies pour l’Environnement (ONU Environnement) et le Gouvernement de la Côte d’Ivoire. Il permet d’enrichir les connaissances des décideurs à l’échelle mondiale quant aux pratiques de mise en œuvre des
évaluations environnemetales stratégiques (EES) et EESI dans un contexte post-crise dans les pays en voie de développement. Le rapport offre également de nouvelles perspectives pour les politiques d’amènagement du terroire en Côte d’Ivoire, notamment par son application dans un contexte urbain de forte croissance économique et démographique et pression environnementale.


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Manuals and Guides
Passaporte Verde: Ecoeficiência em Empreendimentos Turísticos: Orientações Práticas
United Nations Environment Programme

Com objetivo de estimular práticas de consumo e produção sustentável no turismo, a campanha Passaporte Verde é uma iniciativa global do Programa das Nações Unidas para o Meio Ambiente. A campanha é referência internacional em disseminação de informações sobre turismo sustentável. Esta publicação é um material de apoio aos empresários do setor de turismo e demais interessados na Ecoeficiência em Empreendimentos Turísticos.


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Manuals and Guides
Environmental Courts & Tribunals: A Guide for Policy Makers
United Nations Environment Programme

With over 1,200 environmental courts and tribunals now operating worldwide at the national and state/provincial level, this guide shares concise, practical advice and best practices to make them more effective, updating the 2009 “Greening Justice” report by the University of Denver Environmental Courts and Tribunals Study and published by World Resources Institute.


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