Reports and Books, Manuals and Guides
Accelerating the Global Adoption of Energy-efficient Lighting - U4E Policy Guide Series
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Environment Facility, United for Efficiency (U4E)

This guide offers an overview of the key elements required to transform a national appliance market towards more energy-efficient products through the application of the U4E Integrated Policy Approach. It is cross-cutting for all United for Efficiency priority products including lighting, refrigerators, air conditioners, distribution transformers and electric motors.


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2017
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A Framework for Freshwater Ecosystem Management Volume 2: Technical Guide for Classification and Target-setting
United Nations Environment Programme

The main aim of the Framework for Freshwater Ecosystem Management series is to support countries to sustainably manage freshwater ecosystems. The overall aim of this volume is to provide countries with guidance on selected aspects of the Framework for Freshwater Ecosystem Management, particularly in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The main objective is to initiate and contribute to national-level discussions to support implementation. It outlines the main issues for consideration, provides examples, and notes links to relevant SDG targets and indicators.


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2017
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Evaluation environnementale stratégique intégrée en Cote d'Ivoire: Guide Pratique - Cas d'étude San Pedro
United Nations Environment Programme

Ce rapport présente les résultats de la mise en œuvre de l’Évaluation Environnementale Stratégique Intégrée (EESI) en Côte d’Ivoire, mené conjointement par le Programme des Nations Unies pour l’Environnement (ONU Environnement) et le Gouvernement de la Côte d’Ivoire. Il permet d’enrichir les connaissances des décideurs à l’échelle mondiale quant aux pratiques de mise en œuvre des
évaluations environnemetales stratégiques (EES) et EESI dans un contexte post-crise dans les pays en voie de développement. Le rapport offre également de nouvelles perspectives pour les politiques d’amènagement du terroire en Côte d’Ivoire, notamment par son application dans un contexte urbain de forte croissance économique et démographique et pression environnementale.


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Green Customs Guide to Multilateral Environmental Agreements
United Nations Environment Programme

This guide provides an overview of the multilateral environmental agreements, their requirements related to trade in environmentally sensitive substances and commodities, and the role of customs officers and border control officers in facilitating legal trade and preventing illegal trade. Hence, the customs and border control officers will know better what to look for, why they are looking for it, what the implications of uncontrolled or illegal trade are and whom to contact for more specialized assistance.


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Environmental Law Making and Oversight for Sustainable Development: A guide for Legislators
United Nations Environment Programme, Global Legislators Organisation for a Balanced Environment

The overarching purpose of this Guide is to provide formative answers to these questions that are practically useful in the daily work of legislators and legislative officials around the world. The scope of the Guide includes four core activity areas for legislators, namely: (1)
environmental law-making for sustainable development; (2) guiding and oversight of relevant government decision-making; (3) allocation of resources for environmental assets and governance; and (4) building of collaborations, contacts and capacity spanning a wide range of constituents and stakeholders.


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