Manuals, Guides and Toolkits
Catalogue of Technologies and Services on Mercury Waste Management
United Nations Environment Programme

This catalog has been complied by Associate Professor. Misuzu Asari, Kyoto University and Ministry of the Environment, Japan, the leads of the Waste Management Area (WMA) under the UNEP Global Mercury Partnership in cooperation with the partners of the WMA, with a view to disseminate information of technologies, products, services related to mercury waste management owned by partners in an effective manner.


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2019
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UNEP Guidance - Risk Reduction Tools for Chemicals Control
United Nations Environment Programme

This guidance document aims to support technical government officials who are working to build government capacity for reducing the potential risk to human health and the environment from chemicals.


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2019
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UNEP Guidance - Enforcement of Chemicals Control Legislation
United Nations Environment Programme

This guidance document builds upon an earlier United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) publication, Guidance on the Development of Legal and Institutional Infrastructures and Measures for Recovering Costs of National Administration for Sound Management of Chemicals (LIRA Guidance). It provides guidance on how to ensure effective compliance with rules and regulations.


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2019
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Become a #SolveDifferent Champion: A Guide for Member States
United Nations Environment Programme

This toolkit for Member States contains practical guidance and information for use in the lead-up to and during the Assembly.


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2019
Manuals, Guides and Toolkits, Reports and Books
Measuring Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Context of the Sustainable Development Goals
United Nations Environment Programme, International Institute for Sustainable Development

This report provides methodological guidance for measuring fossil fuel subsidies in the context of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 12.c.1: “Amount of fossil fuel subsidies per unit of GDP (production and consumption)”. This methodology is intended
for use by National Statistical Systems in compiling national estimates of fossil fuel subsidies. It also includes anelaboration of how fossil fuel subsidies can be measured at the global level.


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2019
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Guidelines for conducting Integrated environmental assessments
United Nations Environment Programme

Integrated Environmental Assessments have been part of the environmental management
landscape following up on the Resolution 2997 of the 1972 United Nations (UN) Conference on
The Human Environment, Stockholm, that stated, in part, that UNEP “should keep the global
environment under review”. These assessments have grown to become a major and common
feature of environmental management conducted by various stakeholders. For these
assessments to be most useful, they must be performed in a consistent manner. For this reason,
Member States of the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) requested
that guidelines be developed for conducting Integrated Environmental Assessments.
These guidelines are advisory and provide approaches for conducting a large gamut of
integrated environmental assessments for different objectives. They are intended to be practical
in application and sensitive to different levels of available resources and objectives and further
complement environmental management monitoring and evaluation programmes.


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2019
Manuals, Guides and Toolkits
Quick Start Guide for Managing Mercury Trade in Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining
United Nations Environment Programme

This guide for managing mercury trade in ASGM has been developed as part of UN Environment Global Mercury Partnership technical support to countries developing NAPs, in response to requests from countries. The guide provides an overview of the current state of knowledge on mercury supply, demand and trade. Furthermore, it aims to familiarize the reader with the provisions relevant to mercury trade in the Minamata Convention. Finally, it suggests practical steps to understand mercury trade at the national level and recommends approaches to developing the National Action Plan strategy to manage mercury trade in ASGM.


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2018
Manuals, Guides and Toolkits
Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint: Brand Identity Guidelines
United Nations Environment Programme

The Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint (Lead Paint Alliance or the Alliance) is co-led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Information about the Alliance can be found on its official webpage. The working arrangements for the Lead Paint Alliance are described in its Operational Framework. The work of the Lead Paint Alliance is promoted by partners1 to the Alliance. Partners are stakeholders such as governments, non-governmental civil society organizations, paint producers and paint industry trade associations, academic experts and other UN organizations that have applied to UN Environment and WHO and have been accepted as partners by both Organizations according to an agreed procedure. Approved partners are listed on the Alliance website on the Partners page. An Advisory Council2 oversees the work of the Alliance and members are drawn from Alliance partners. The Advisory Council is chaired by a government partner., and members reflect the diverse types of stakeholders.


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2018
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Training Curriculum on Environmental Law for Judges and Magistrates in Africa: A Guide for Judicial Training Institutions
United Nations Environment Programme

The Training Curriculum and Manual on Environmental Law for Judges and Magistrates in Africa is a generic guide for judicial training institutions and programmes containing the key minimum course content. The training curriculum provides a generic regional curriculum with principles, norms, procedural requirements and guidelines within which judiciary institutions can develop tailor made curricula and action plans.


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2018
Manuals, Guides and Toolkits
Handbook for Stakeholder Engagement at UN Environment - [2nd Edition]
United Nations Environment Programme

This Handbook aims to inform and guide Major Groups and Stakeholders by presenting in detail the currently applied rules, mechanisms and practices for Major Groups and Stakeholder’s engagement in UN Environment’s work. It is based on the Rules of Procedure of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme.


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2018