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
Reports and Books, Manuals and Guides
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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Green Industrial Policy and Trade: A Tool-Box
United Nations Environment Programme, Partnership for Action on Green Economy

The Environment and Trade Hub of UN Environment and UNIDO, under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), cooperate to undertake Green Economy Industry and Trade Assessments (GITA) in various PAGE partner countries, in collaboration with respective national partner institutes. To inform and guide the work of national partners, UN Environment and UNIDO have developed a tool-box discussing trade-related green industrial policies. The Green Industrial Policy and Trade Tool-box serves as a ‘how to’ guide for national partners in considering different trade-related policy options to promote green industrial development. The tool-box provides a concise but encompassing overview of trade-related green industry policy tools and presents a methodology to assess the application of these tools. It is targeted primarily at national policy makers and green economy professionals that want to support green industrial development to transition to an inclusive green economy.


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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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