Tagged on: Decision/resolution

Role and Functions of the Regional forums of Ministers of the Environment and Environment Authorities
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution Adopted by the Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
Sustainable Consumption and Production
United Nations Environment Programme

This Resolution 2/8 among other things, encourages Member States to take the necessary steps to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 12 and related targets in other Sustainable Development Goals, taking into account national capabilities and priorities recognizing the objective of moving towards sustainable consumption and production patterns, while improving global resource efficiency and endeavouring to decouple economic growth from environmental degradation, in accordance with the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns, with developed countries taking the lead.


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2016
2/18. Relationship between the United Nations Environment Programme and the multilateral Environmental Agreements for which it Provides the Secretariats
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/18 Requests the Executive Director, in consultation with the secretariats of the UNEP-administered multilateral environmental agreements, to develop a flexible draft template of options for the provision of secretariat services in an appropriate form, such as a memorandum of understanding between the Executive Director and the conferences of the parties or other relevant governing bodies of the UNEP-administered multilateral environmental agreements, for their consideration; and Encourages the Executive Director, in establishing the delegations of authority to the heads of the multilateral environment agreement secretariats, to maintain the flexibility required on a case-by-case basis, including to reflect the size of the multilateral environmental agreement secretariats


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2016
2/24. Combating Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought and Promoting Sustainable Pastoralism and Rangelands
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Assembly, among others, calls on the United Nations Environment Programme to contribute to strengthening existing global partnerships that promote a shared vision of resilient landscapes for resilient people and strengthen coordination in the fight against desertification and land degradation.


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2016
Investing in human capacity for sustainable development through environmental education and training
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution adopted by the Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
2/19. Midterm Review of the Fourth Programme for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law (Montevideo Programme IV)
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolutions adopted by the Second session United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
Marine Plastic Litter and Microplastics
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/11 Recognizes that the presence of plastic litter and microplastics in the marine environment is a rapidly increasing serious issue of global concern that needs an urgent global response taking into account a product life-cycle approach, and acknowledging that the levels and sources of marine plastic litter and microplastics, and the resources available to tackle the issue, can vary between regions, and that measures need to be taken and adapted as appropriate to local, national and regional situations.


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2016
2/25. Application of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in the Latin America and Caribbean Region
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Assembly encourages countries to continue their efforts to strengthen international dialogue and cooperation, technical assistance and capacity-building in support of the implementation of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration, taking into account relevant advances, instruments, experiences and practices since its adoption, and to work for the strengthening of environmental rule of law at the international, regional and national levels;


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2016
Sustainable Coral Reefs Management
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/12 among other things calls for national, regional and international initiatives, cooperation and commitments to conserve and sustainably manage coral reefs, including cold-water coral ecosystems, and mangrove forests, which contribute to food security and nutrition for peoples’ livelihoods.


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2016
2/20. Proposed Medium-term Strategy for 2018–2021 and Programme of Work and Budget for 2018–2019
United Nations Environment Programme

Through Resolution 2/20, the United Nations Environment Assembly approves the medium-term strategy for the period 2018–2021 and the programme ofwork and budget for the biennium 2018–2019


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2016