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GEO Resource Book: A Training Manual on Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting
United Nations Environment Programme

The purpose of the GEO Resource Book is to help build capacity for forward- looking integrated environmental assessment (IEA) and reporting at the sub-global level. For the purposes of this publication, we define IEA as the process of producing and communicating future-oriented, policy relevant information on key interactions between the natural environment and human society. The methodology underlying IEA has been pioneered and championed by the Global Environmental Outlook, UNEP’s flagship assessment on the status and direction of the global environment.


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Factsheets
Tracking Methyl Bromide Consumption for QPS - OzoneAction Fact Sheet [July 2015]
United Nations Environment Programme

Efficient tracking of methyl bromide (MB) use requires close monitoring and a full understanding of both controlled and exempted uses. The IPPC has developed a list of articles typically fumigated with MB for quarantine and pre-shipment (QPS) purposes, which facilitates collection and reporting of MB usage data. Modifications may be made in accordance to each Party’s circumstances and may vary when the intended use of for quarantine or for pre-shipment. There are many examples of successful tracking and control systems around the world


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UNEP Guidance - National Authority for Chemicals Control: Structure and Funding
United Nations Environment Programme

This document builds on 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); and provides additional information on how to establish and maintain a national authority structure for chemicals control.


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Methodology for the Preparation of GEO Cities Reports: Training Manual Version 3
United Nations Environment Programme

The GEO Cities methodology, available as an application manual, is a very useful tool that will strengthen institutional capacities to prepare environmental assessments and reports on cities and that, over the long term, will lead to better urban environmental management and improve the quality of life of their inhabitants.


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