Booklets and Brochures, Factsheets, Global environment outlook (GEO), Reports and Books, Summaries
GEO-6 Key Messages
United Nations Environment Programme

As an outcome of the negotiation meeting of the summary for policymakers of the sixth Global Environment Outlook, held in Nairobi from 21 to 24 January 2019, the Bureau of the meeting was requested to finalize a “key messages” document that would
explain concisely to ministers and other senior decision makers the key messages that emerged from the main assessment report. The Bureau therefore requested input on the draft version of the key messages document from all Member States present at the negotiation meeting and also requested comments thereon from the High-level Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Advisory Group and the Co-Chairs of the GEO-6 assessment


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Marine litter management within a river basin: A case study of Oyabe river basin, Toyama Prefecture, Japan
United Nations Environment Programme, Northwest Pacific Action Plan

The ‘Washed-Ashore Articles Disposal Promotion Act’* was enacted in July 2009 and includes measures necessary to promote smooth disposal of marine litter and reduction of marine litter input. Given that the prefectures of Japan were required to formulate regional plans which were to specifically identify priority areas where measures against marine litter were to be promoted, as well as the details of those measures, role sharing and cooperation between concerned groups, and points to consider in implementing measures against marine litter, in March 2011 Toyama Prefecture Government formulated the ‘Toyama Prefectural Regional Plan for the Promotion of Measures against Marine Litter’.


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Water Assessment for Sustainable Development
United Nations Environment Programme

One of the Water Policy and Strategy's main goals is to identify and promote tools that will address the critical water issues facing humanity. New technologies and water management demands can improve efficiency in irrigation and encourage cleaner production in industry


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