Assessment report
UNEP in Iraq: Post-conflict Assessment, Clean-up and Reconstruction
United Nations Environment Programme

This report is a compilation of the various activities undertaken by UNEP in Iraq between 2003 and 2006. Its objectives are i) to provide a complete description of the various activities undertaken by UNEP in Iraq between 2003 and 2006; ii) To make an objective assessment of the impacts of UNEP’s intervention; and iii) To document the lessons learned by UNEP in implementing activities in a complex situation such as Iraq.


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Infographic/Flyer
UNEP Depleted Uranium Awareness
United Nations Environment Programme

Depleted uranium (DU) is a dense metal used in munitions for its penetrating ability and as a protective material in armoured vehicles. It is a toxic and radioactive heavy metal. This flyer on Depleted Uranium Awareness explains what depleted uranium (DU) is, the risks associated with DU exposure, and the precautionary steps to take. Resources for additional information are also listed.


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Assessment report
Depleted uranium in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Post-conflict Environmental Assessment
United Nations Environment Programme

The main objective was to examine the possible risks from any remaining depleted uranium (DU) contamination of ground, water, air and biota, as well as from solid pieces of DU still in the environment, and on that basis recommend any justified countermeasures. The assessment also aims to gain an overview on the storage of radioactive waste and sources, as well as radioactive waste management within Bosnia and Herzegovina.


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Assessment report
Transboundary Aquifers and Groundwater Systems of Small Island Developing States: Status and trends - Transboundary Waters Assessment Programme Volume 1
United Nations Environment Programme, UNESCO-IHP

This document presents the first comprehensive indicator-based global assessment of status and trends in 199 transboundary aquifers and 42 groundwater systems of Small Island Developing States.


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Book/Report
UNEP in Haiti: 2010 Year in Review
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication provides a snapshot of the acute and chronic environmental issues facing the country and UNEP’s efforts to help resolve them. It gives
an insight into the types of activities and challenges that UNEP and its partners have to deal with in such a post-disaster setting, and sets out lessons learned so that UNEP itself – and other environmental organizations – can better understand and prepare to assist in the event of future major crises.


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Summary
Haiti - Dominican Republic: Environmental Challenges in the Border Zone - Executive Summary
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Development Programme

This document provides up-to-date information and confirms the close relationship that exists between the state of transboundary natural
resources, poverty, and recurring social conflicts.


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Factsheet
Haiti’s South Department: Major Achievements in Sustainable Development 2011-2016
United Nations Environment Programme

This fact sheet outlines the major achievements in sustainable development in Haiti from 2011 to 2016.


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Assessment report, Guideline
Water Harvesting and Natural Resource Management 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, United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office

These guidelines constitute a reference document for the mainstreaming of sustainable natural resource management strategies in water harvesting structures in South Sudan for organizations investing in and implementing water harvesting projects for livestock and human consumption.


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Guideline
Planning, construction and operation of water harvesting structures 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, United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office

These guidelines are intended to to maximize impacts on conflict reduction and peacebuilding, and to contribute to capacity building in the planning and implementation of WH interventions by the Government and other stakeholders through training and knowledge sharing.


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Book/Report
El Desarrollo Sostenible En El Sistema Bancario de Chile
United Nations Environment Programme, Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina

El presente estudio realizado por la Iniciativa Financiera de ONU Ambiente (UNEP FI) y CAF – Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina, muestra el esfuerzo realizado por las instituciones de la banca nacional y de bancos internacionales que operan en Chile, en su camino hacia el desarrollo sostenible. La muestra de estudio representa aproximadamente el 70% de los activos totales del mercado chileno.


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