Booklets and Brochures, Factsheets
Green Economy: Briefing Paper: Trade
United Nations Environment Programme

Trade has the potential to drive a green economy by fostering the exchange of environmentally friendly goods and services, increasing resource efficiency, generating economic opportunities and employment, and contributing to poverty eradication. If managed poorly, however, unrestrained trade can contribute to environmental degradation, unsustainable resource use, and increased wealth disparities, all of which hinder a green economy transition and sustainable development objectives.


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Best Practices of Marine Litter Management in Fisheries, Aquaculture and Shipping Sectors in the NOWPAP Region
United Nations Environment Programme

This brochure highlights some of the best measures and methods of marine litter management in fisheries, aquaculture and shipping sectors in the NOWPAP region, with the hope that sharing of this information will help to reduce the amount of marine litter, and strengthen actions taken against it.


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National Certification Schemes for Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Service Technicians: Examples of Strategies and Requirements for their Establishment and Operation
United Nations Environment Programme

It is expected that in the near future there will be a considerably higher uptake around the world, and particularly in developing countries of ‘alternative refrigerants’, such as hydrocarbons, ammonia, carbon dioxide, unsaturated hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) –or hydrofluoroolefins (HFOs) and HFOs mixtures.


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Achievements & Highlights: 10th Anniversary of the Regional Ozone Network for Europe & Central Asia
United Nations Environment Programme

The 10th anniversary brochure of the ECA network reflects a decade of network operation and aims to share major achievements, case studies and highlights to provide inspiration for countries within and outside the region.


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