Reports and Books
Africa Environment Information Network (AEIN): Strengthening Environmental Assessment and Report
United Nations Environment Programme

The implementation of the Africa Environment Information Network (AEIN) initiative to support the Africa Environment Outlook (AEO) reporting process is now underway with 13 countries fully involved in the pilot phase and the whole region participating in capacity building activities. The goal of AEIN is to enhance accessibility to more reliable environmental data and information at national level for the environmental assessment and reporting in the region.


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Reports and Books
A Study of the Environmental Management Group
United Nations Environment Programme

The Environmental Management Group was approved by the United Nations General Assembly in paragraph 5 of its resolution 5 3/242 of 1999 on the basis of proposals by the Secretary-General and the report of a United Nations Task Force headed by the Executive Director of UNEP, Mr. Klaus Topfer. All the agencies of the United Nations system, secretariats of the multilateral environmental agreements, the World Bank and the World Trade Organization (WTO) are members of the Environmental management Group. UNEP is to provide the secretariat for the Environmental Management Group. The key points of the Group's mandate are coordinated approaches, information exchange, promotion of joint action by United Nations agencies and synergy among and between the activities of the United Nations agencies on environment and human settlement issues. It is to function through issue-management groups to be set up for dealing with specific issues in a time-bound manner.


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2004
Reports and Books
Environmental Management Strategy and Action Plan
Antigua and Barbuda

Over the last decade, Antigua and Barbuda as well as other OECS Member States have undertaken a number of economic reforms to better prepared them for the existing and emerging global challenges. The change from agriculture to tourism, financial and other service industries has been a positive one for per capita income and wealth for these countries


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2004
Our Planet
Women, Health and the Environment - Our Planet Vol. 15 No. 2
United Nations Environment Programme

This edition of Our Planet celebrates women, and underlines their unique vulnerability to environment-related health problems, from water and sanitation issues to ones of indoor air pollution.


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2004
Our Planet
Energy - Our Planet Vol. 14 No. 3 2004
United Nations Environment Programme

Access to energy is essential if the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the WSSD Plan of Implementation are to be achieved, and the proportion of the world’s people in poverty is to be halved by 2015.


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2004
Reports and Books
Policy Implementation and Fisheries Resource Management: Lessons from Senegal
United Nations Environment Programme

The objective of this project is to formulate an action plan that would contribute to a better preservation and promotion of the Senegalese piscatorial resources. The two measures represented in the action plan of this project are a complimentary research on the regulation of resource access for small-scale fishing and the establishment of a discussion forum on fishing regulations.


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2004
Reports and Books
People and Reefs: Successes and Challenges on the Management of Marine Protected Areas - UNEP Regional Seas Report and Studies No. 176
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication contains case studies from four Regional Seas Programmes||Caribbean, East Africa, South Pacific and East Asia on marine environmental protection within the context of the International Coral Reef Action Network (ICRAN).


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2004