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Working towards a Balanced and Inclusive Green economy: A United Nations System-wide Perspective
  • Working towards a Balanced and Inclusive Green economy: A United Nations System-wide Perspective
  • United Nations Environment Management Group (UNEMG). December 2011
  • This report builds on the statement of June 2009 by United Nations entities on the "Green Economy: A Transformation to Address Multiple Crises" and provides a common reference for United Nations agencies on the meaning and implications of a green economy approach including the possibilities such an approach brings in terms of improved public-private collaboration. It highlights key messages from our evolving understanding of what is required to meet current economic and resource challenges. The report is organized into four main Parts, covering (i) concepts a...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Economic instruments, Green economy, Infrastructure, Public-private partnerships (PPP), Water services, Water supply

Global Drylands: A UN system-wide response
  • Global Drylands: A UN system-wide response
  • United Nations Environment Management Group (UNEMG). October 2011
  • This report focuses on the importance of the drylands issue on the global agenda and its relation to other issues, including climate change, food security and human settlements. The report illustrates the many ways in which the UN system is identifying opportunities to mainstream the drylands agenda into the policy-making process. It sets out a common vision and agenda for UN-wide action on dryland management and its role in addressing climate change and food security through a positive development and investment approach. The report is aimed at a number of a...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Climate change, Development cooperation, Drylands, Ecosystem services, Food security, Livelihoods

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Published in 2015