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Rwanda. From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development. Summary Report
  • Rwanda. From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development. Summary Report
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). November 2011
  • Summary of Report "Rwanda. From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development".
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Climate change, Conflicts, Disasters, Energy, Environment, Forests, Health, Industry, Investments, Land degradation, Peacebuilding, State of water resources, Sustainable development, Transboundary waters, Urban areas, Water governance

Rwanda. From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development.
  • Rwanda. From Post-Conflict to Environmentally Sustainable Development.
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). November 2011
  • This report presents a package of practical interventions to assist the ongoing metamorphosis of Rwanda. It calls for mobilizing and focusing investments in key areas, including ecosystem rehabilitation, renewable energy, conservation agriculture and innovative water and sanitation technologies. Chapter 9 specifically deals with the issue of water resources. This chapter provides a general overview of freshwater resources in Rwanda, an overview of water consumption and an analysis of the water governance situation, and identifies some key issues and challenge...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Climate change, Conflicts, Disasters, Energy, Environment, Forests, Health, Industry, Investments, Land degradation, Peacebuilding, State of water resources, Sustainable development, Transboundary waters, Urban areas, Water governance

Preventive Resettlement of Populations at Risk of Disaster. Experiences from Latin America
  • Preventive Resettlement of Populations at Risk of Disaster. Experiences from Latin America
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). November 2011
  • As a companion to the Populations at Risk of Disaster: A Resettlement Guide, this publication presents different case studies from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Guatemala. Chapter I analyzes global natural disaster trends and their impacts. It also studies these trends in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and the principal factors that increase the vulnerability to natural disasters. Chapter II analyzes resettlement as a risk reduction measure and describes the objectives and methodology of the cases studied. The next four chapters present the findings ...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Disaster prevention, Drought, Emergency situations, Floods, Risk management, Vulnerability

Populations at Risk of Disaster. A Resettlement Guide
  • Populations at Risk of Disaster. A Resettlement Guide
  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). November 2011
  • This book is designed for governments that make decisions on the application of preventive resettlement programs as disaster risk reduction measures, as well as for institutions and professionals in charge of preparing and implementing these programs, civil society organizations participating in resettlement and risk reduction processes, and at-risk communities. The guide has two parts. The first consists of two chapters. The first of these looks at disasters, including hydrometeorological disasters (floods, droughts, etc.), occurring worldwide and their impa...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disaster prevention, Disasters, Emergency situations, Floods, Risk management

Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Annex 3. Communications report

Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Annex 2. Feedback report

Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Annex 1. Water toolbox: A contribution to Rio+20
  • Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Annex 1. Water toolbox: A contribution to Rio+20
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). November 2011
  • This conference book presents main outcomes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", which took place in Zaragoza, Spain, from 3 to 5 October 2011. As a contribution to the Rio+20 process, this water toolbox -or best practice guide of actions, instruments and policies- is an output from the conference. The objective of this document is to provide proposals based on the analysis of existing practice, reflecting specifically on lessons from implementation, scaling up and the relevance for developing and ...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Economic instruments, Ecosystem services, Green economy, Industry, Investments, Technology, Urban areas, Water management, Watersheds

Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Chapter 5. The way forward
  • Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Chapter 5. The way forward
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). November 2011
  • This conference book presents main outcomes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", which took place in Zaragoza, Spain, from 3 to 5 October 2011.This section introduces key water-related events on the roadmap towards Rio+20, main concerns about the future of the Millennium Development Goals, the role of UN-Water on the road to Rio and beyond and. This section also contains the UN-Water Statement for the Rio+20 Summit.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Green economy, Sustainable development, Water management

Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Chapter 4. Conference summary: Water in the Green Economy in practice
  • Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Chapter 4. Conference summary: Water in the Green Economy in practice
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). November 2011
  • This conference book presents main outcomes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", which took place in Zaragoza, Spain, from 3 to 5 October 2011. This section presents a summary of the presentations and discussions of the plenary sessions and side events of the conference. Each plenary session comprised of an overview presentation made by the session convenor and a questions and answers discussion with the panellists. The panellists represented specific case studies from around the world which demons...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle-East
  • Main themes: Economic instruments, Financing, Green economy, Investments, Sustainable development, Technology, Water management

Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Chapter 3. Thematic conference papers
  • Conference book from the International UN-Water Conference 'Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20'. Chapter 3. Thematic conference papers
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). November 2011
  • This conference book presents main outcomes of the International UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20", which took place in Zaragoza, Spain, from 3 to 5 October 2011. This section contains the papers prepared for the conference by the session conveners and case study representatives. Each session of the conference includes an overview paper providing an introduction to the tool or the region, as well as case study papers.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean, Middle-East
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Cost recovery, Ecosystem services, Financing, Green economy, Investments, Sustainable development, Technology, Water management

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