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Global environment outlook (GEO), Chapters and Articles
Approach to Assessment of Policy Effectiveness - Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Healthy Planet, Healthy People Chapter 10
United Nations Environment Programme
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Where Do We Stand in Achieving the 2020 Goal – Assessing Overall Progress and Gaps - Global Chemicals Outlook II Part II
United Nations Environment Programme

Part II provides insights into progress made towards the 2020 goal to “achieve, by 2020, that chemicals are used and produced in ways that lead to the minimization of significant adverse effects on human health and the environment [...]”. It also addresses emerging policy issues identified by the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM) and issues where emerging evidence indicates a risk to human health and the environment.
Part II includes the following chapters: 1/ International agreements and frameworks on chemicals and waste; 2/ Reporting schemes and indicators under international agreements and frameworks; 3/ Achieving the 2020 goal: what do we know?; 4/ Emerging policy issues and other issues of concern; 5/ Other issues where emerging evidence indicates a risk; 6/ Overall progress towards the 2020 goal: what have we learned?; and Annex: Other issues where emerging evidence indicates a risk.


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Energy Profile: Gambia
United Nations Environment Programme

In 2013, Gambia’s population was 1.86 million. Total production of electricity in 2015 was 28 ktoe with 96.4 per cent produced from fossil fuels. In 2015, final consumption of electricity was 21 ktoe (AFREC, 2015).


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Energy Profile: Namibia
United Nations Environment Programme

In 2014, total production of electricity was 132 ktoe of which 93.9 per cent came from hydro sources. Final electricity consumption in 2014 was 320 ktoe increasing to 323 ktoe in 2015 as shown in Table 2 (AFREC, 2015).


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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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Carbon, biodiversity and land-use in the Central Congo Basin Peatlands
Miles, Lera, Ravilious, Corinna, García-Rangel, Shaenandhoa, de Lamo, Xavier, Dargie, Greta, Lewis, Simon

In January 2017, scientists announced new discoveries showing that the Central Congo Basin Peatlands form the largest area of peat swamp forest in the tropics. Estimates of soil organic carbon stocks in the Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo have radically increased as a result, to some 30 Gt. Degradation of these peat carbon stocks could have serious impacts on climate.


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Inclusive Wealth Report 2018 - Methodological Annex: Frontier Approach
United Nations Environment Programme
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Corporate Sustainability Reporting Toolkit - Enhancing the Uptake and Impact of Corporate Sustainability Reporting: A Handbook and Toolkit for Policymakers and Relevant Stakeholders Section B
United Nations Environment Programme

This section presents more specific direction on a number of the key elements of corporate sustainability reporting and provides readers with action-oriented guidance to apply the research to their work. The first chapter introduces a basic definition of corporate sustainability reporting; it presents the set of drivers for companies to produce sustainability reports; it touches on the main benefits and status quo of sustainability reporting, while making the link with the global sustainability agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals; and it provides an overview of the key existing frameworks and initiatives on the subject. The second and third chapters focus on the key areas for improving the quality of sustainability reports; they discuss the most frequently reported social and environmental topics; and they provide information on the role of monitoring and performance indicators.”


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Energy Profile: Cape Verde
United Nations Environment Programme

Cape Verde had a popuplation of just over half a million people in 2013 (World Bank, 2015). Total electricity produced in 2015 was 31 ktoe, 87 per cent of which was generated from fossil fuels (AFREC, 2015).


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Module 5 – Peer Review
United Nations Environment Programme

Training Manual on Integrated Environmental Assessment and Reporting in Africa


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