Tagged on: Africa

Declaration - Voices of the Communities: A New Deal for Rural Communities and Wildlife and Natural Resources
United Nations Environment Programme, African Union
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2019
Symposium on Strengthening Legal Frameworks to Combat Wildlife Crime in Central and West Africa: Report - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 11 and 12 September 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

This is a report of a symposium held in Abidjan, on strengthening legal frameworks to combat wildlife crime in Central and West Africa.


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2019
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Measuring Progress: Towards Achieving the Environmental Dimension of the SDGs
United Nations Environment Programme

Did you know that only 23% of the environment-related SDG indicators are on track to meet the target if current trends continue? For 68%, there is not enough data to assess progress and for 9% there is not progress toward achieving the target. Specifically, progress has been made on all 11 environment-related SDGs indicators related to policy, financial and institutional processes with available data; there has been mixed progress in improving access to environmental resources and reducing the impacts of environmental degradation on human health and food security; and there is either no data or no progress towards all 12 of the SDGs targets related to the state of the environment. In order to achieve the environmental dimension of sustainable development, there is a need to scale up environmental action and also to improve environmental monitoring and analysis.


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Synthesis Report: Carbon Pricing Approaches in Eastern and Southern Africa - A Report Submitted under the Collaborative Instruments for Ambitious Climate Action (CI-ACA)
United Nations Environment Programme

This report shows commitment of countries participating in climate change initiatives and how they have positioned their contributions towards the goals set out in the Paris Agreement.


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2019
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Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Selected Case Studies from Africa
United Nations Environment Programme

Efforts to protect the environment can have a negative impact on people’s livelihoods if it does not increase livelihood options from the ecosystem. So how do we maintain a healthy environment as
climate changes and at the same time meet people’s needs? Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) may be an answer. This report discusses five case studies related to vulnerable ecosystems and livelihood of people, in the application of EbA in Africa.


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Brief Note from AMCOMET to AMCEN - AMCEN/17/REF/2
United Nations Environment Programme

The African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) was established in 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya as a high-level mechanism to foster the development of weather and climate services and their applications to meet sector specific societal needs in Africa. it would be appropriate for AMCOMET and AMCEN to work closely in an integrated manner to develop sector-specific climate risk and impact indices for the African Group of climate change negotiators as an alliance of African member states that represents the interests of the region in the international climate change negotiations, with a common and unified voice.


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2019
Briefing Note on UNEA 4 and UNEA 5 for relevant Regional Ministerial or Expert Meetings - AMCEN/17/REF/1
United Nations Environment Programme

This note provides an overview on key documents relevant for discussions on follow-up of the fourth session of UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 4) and on preparations for the fifth session of Assembly (UNEA 5), in support of relevant regional ministerial or expert meetings meetings.


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2019
Briefing Note on UNEA 4 and UNEA 5 for relevant Regional Ministerial or Expert Meetings
United Nations Environment Programme

This note provides an overview on key documents relevant for discussions on follow-up of the fourth session of UN Environment Assembly (UNEA 4) and on preparations for the fifth session of Assembly (UNEA 5), in support of relevant regional ministerial or expert meetings meetings.


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2019
AMCEN Q and A
United Nations Environment Programme

A description of what AMCEN is and why it matters.


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2019
The Maputo Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources: Conference of Heads of State and Government of the African Union - Note
United Nations Environment Programme, Burkina Faso, Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change
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2019

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