Book/Report
Socioeconomic Systems: Desalinated Water Supply
Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative

The purpose of this "Final Technical Report" is to offer a summary of what has been learned in carrying out all research activities involved in the "Desalination & Climate Change" subproject. Ultimately, this report seeks to provide the reader with a comprehensive review of the methodological approach, analytical framework, data acquisition challenges, key assumptions, major findings, and other issues that can encourage future research regarding the strengthening of measures to protect Arabian Gulf waters.


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Film/Video
GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre - Film
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme
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Infographic/Flyer
GEMS/Water Regional Hub Latin America Poster
United Nations Environment Programme, United Nations Environment Programme
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Book chapter, Guideline, Training document
Guidelines for Customization of the Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting Training Manual
United Nations Environment Programme

The Customization Guidelines are intended to assist users with adapting the Training Manual for applications that accept the overall IEA approach, but need to follow some alternative methodologies.


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Guideline, Training document
Vulnerability Assessment of Freshwater Resources to Environmental Change
United Nations Environment Programme

These guidelines are an excellent example of UNEP’s role in promoting South-South cooperation in protecting water resources. It is very encouraging to know that several countries in Asia are now preparing national comprehensive assessments using these guidelines, and that regional and subregional water vulnerability assessments are planned in East Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and West Asia using the same approach.


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Training document
A training Manual on Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting: Training Module 6: Scenario Development and Analysis
United Nations Environment Programme

This module will help you develop scenarios and analyse them, either in terms of the impact they would have on existing policies, or the kinds of policies that would be needed in order for a particular scenario to unfold. The module provides the basis for an entire process for developing and analysing scenarios.


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Training document
A Training Manual on Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting: Training Module 3: Developing an Impact Strategy for Your IEA
United Nations Environment Programme

This module will focus on methods to position and deliver a national IEA so that it can have real impact on environmental policy and practice at a series of levels, ranging from local to national.


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Guideline, Training document
A Training Manual on Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting: Training Module 4: Monitoring, Data and Indicators
United Nations Environment Programme

Through a series of presentations, examples and exercises, this module presents a number of tools and techniques necessary to complete the data collection and indicator development.


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Infographic/Flyer
Gender-based Violence and Environment: The Cause of Gender-based Violence: Unequal Distribution of Power in Society Between Women and Men
United Nations Environment Programme
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Toolkit, Training document
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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