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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
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
2/23.,Management of Trust Funds and Earmarked Contributions
United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Assembly notes that, in line with the Financial Regulations and Rules of the United Nations, agreements for which the United Nations Environment Programme carries out the functions of the secretariat must be based on the principle of cost recovery when it comes to administrative costs.


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2016
Amendments to the rules of procedure
United Nations Environment Programme
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2016
2/17. Enhancing the Work of the United Nations Environment Programme in Facilitating Cooperation, Collaboration and Synergies among Biodiversity-related Conventions
United Nations Environment Programme

Resolution 2/17 welcomes the results of the project led by the United Nations Environment Programme on improving the effectiveness of and cooperation among biodiversity-related conventions and exploring opportunities for further synergies, in particular the information document on elaboration of options for enhancing synergies among biodiversity-related conventions; and also welcomes the workshop on synergies among the biodiversity-related conventions, hosted by the Convention on Biological Diversity in Geneva in February 2016, and requests the Executive Director to transmit to the conferences of the parties to the biodiversity-related conventions the results of the project.


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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
2/25. 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
Delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
United Nations Environment Programme

Second session of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the United Nations Environment Programme


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2016
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