Reports and Books
Global Drinking Water Quality Index Development and Sensitivity Analysis Report
United Nations Environment Programme, GEMS/Water

This document outlines an approach taken to develop a global water quality index, as well as preliminary sensitivity analysis and validation of the index against real water quality data. Limitations to the index are discussed, as well as next steps.


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2007
Reports and Books
UNEP handbook for drafting laws on energy efficiency and renewable energy resources
United Nations Environment Programme

With its emphasis on adaptation to local country needs and conditions, this handbook describes key environmental and implementation issues associated with efficiency and renewable energy resources, presenting legislative options from both developed and developing countries for dealing with them.


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2007

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ILAC Brasil
United Nations Environment Programme (PNUMA), Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Educación, la Ciencia y la Cultura (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization), Ministerio del Medio Ambiente (MMA)

La Iniciativa Latinoamericana y Caribeña para el Desarrollo Sostenible – ILAC, fue propuesta en el Foro de Ministros de Medio Ambiente de América Latina y Caribe, durante la Conferencia Mundial sobre Desarrollo Sostenible realizada en Johannesburgo, en Sudáfrica, en el 2002, y fue incorporada en el plan de acción de dicha Conferencia. Se trata de una serie de directrices en el formato de metas y acciones en áreas prioritarias para la gestión ambiental y el desarrollo sostenible. La ILAC trata de contemplar las singularidades de la región, considerando las responsabilidades comunes y las diferencias entre los países.


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2007
Reports and Books
Glossary of terms for negotiators of multilateral environmental agreements
United Nations Environment Programme

This glossary of terms and acronyms aims to provide a support tool not only for those that are frequently engaged in negotiations under various multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs), but also for those involved in the daily implementation of such agreements and related decisions.


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2007

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