Invertir en las Personas y el Aprendizaje para un Desarrollo Verde y Resiliente al Clima

Biblioteca de Documentos

  • Catalysing Finance for Incubators and Accelerators, Addressing Climate Change Through Innovation

    This analytical document examines the feasibility of the incubator and accelerator approaches for climate technology entrepreneurship in developing countries. It provides findings and recommendations on how such organizations can scale-up and speed-up technology innovation for addressing climate change.

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    Organizaciones: UNFCCC

    Socio(s): GCF, CTCN

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Análisis Económico, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo

  • CCAC Annual report

    This report is an overview of the Coalition’s progress from 2016 to 2017 and includes information on the status of short-lived climate pollutants emissions, actions and policy trends. 

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    Organizaciones: UNEP

    Socio(s): Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical DocumentActivity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Adaptación, Energía, Medio Ambiente

  • Clean Water and Sanitation

    This technical document reviews and includes data on the global baseline status of SDG 6, the current situation and trends at global and regional levels, and what more needs to be done to achieve this goal by 2030. The report is based on the latest data available for the 11 SDG 6 global indicators, plus complementary data and evidence from a wide range of sources.  

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    Organizaciones: UN Water, FAO, ILO, UNDP, UNECE, UNEP, UNESCO, UN habitat, UNICEF, UNU, WB, WHO, WMO

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Agua

  • Climate Box: An Interactive Learning Toolkit on Climate Change

    This toolkit provides school students with an illustrated encyclopedia about global climate change in an interesting, attractive and entertaining way. It also includes as recommendations to teachers on the use of its resources in the school curriculum.

    The Climate Box consists of:

    • An illustrated textbook for students with educational materials and a variety of questions and tasks for individuals and groups, as well as guidelines for teachers on the use of the toolkit during lessons for students in different age groups;
    • The Climate Quiz – a set of game cards;
    • A wall map illustrating the possible effects of climate change on nature and mankind in various parts of the world by the end of the 21st century;
    • A poster with tips on how to reduce carbon footprint;
    •A disk with all of the toolkit materials.

    Through these materials, readers will learn how the Earth's climate has changed from the earliest geological epochs, what climate changes are happening now, how these changes affect nature and humanity, whether we can adapt to the inevitable impacts, how to prevent the most dangerous consequences of global warming, and what is already being done in different regions of the world.

    Descargar: PDF icon Textbook (EN), PDF icon Poster (EN), PDF icon Map (EN), PDF icon Quiz Rules (EN), PDF icon Quiz Cards (EN), PDF icon Quiz Answers (EN), PDF icon Textbook (RU), PDF icon Poster (RU), PDF icon Map (RU), PDF icon Quiz Rules (RU), PDF icon Quiz Cards (RU), PDF icon Quiz Answers (RU)

    Organizaciones: UNDP

    Socio(s): GEF, Government of the Russian Federation and Coca-Cola Company

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés, Ruso

    Tema(s): Empleos Verdes/Economía, Seguridad Humana, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Educación, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Silvicultura, Industria

  • Climate Change Adaptation In Africa: UNDP Synthesis of Experiences and Recommendations

    This analytical report provides an overview of the work carried out by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to contribute to climate change adaptation in sub-Saharan Africa from 2000 to 2015. This document also stresses the scope of global efforts to mainstream and accelerate climate actions in Africa and across the globe.

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    Organizaciones: UNDP, GEF

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Desarrollo de Capacidades, Formación, Adaptación, Ecosistemas, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Tecnología, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Industria, Trabajo, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra, Urbano, Agua

  • Climate Change Adaptation in the Arab States

    This report seeks to elaborate UNDP’s vision for helping countries achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and goals elaborated in their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to climate change.

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    Organizaciones: UNDP, GEF

    Socio(s): GCF

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Desarrollo de Capacidades, Adaptación, Mitigación

  • Climate Change Adaptation in the Arab States

    The purpose of this publication is to detail lessons learned from UNDP’s Climate Change Adaptation work and achievements in the Arab region on achieving sustainable and lasting results. 

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    Organizaciones: UNDP

    Socio(s): GEF

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Adaptación, Ecosistemas, Dinámica des las Poblaciónes, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente, Salud, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra, Agua

  • Climate Change and Nuclear Power

    This technical document summarizes the latest knowledge of anthropogenic climate change, its impacts and efforts to mitigate it. The role of the energy sector in climate change and the possible contribution of nuclear energy to reducing GHG emissions are discussed in detail. Selected issues pertaining to the challenges and development potential of nuclear energy are also presented.

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    Organizaciones: IAEA

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Químicos y Desechos, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Medio Ambiente

  • Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Transport Infrastructure in the Caribbean: Enhancing the Adaptive Capacity of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Jamaica: A Case Study

    Because of this heightened vulnerability [as further detailed in Chapters 1 and 2 of this report], development of climate change adaptation strategies and policies are of paramount importance to Jamaica at this time in its planning framework. No longer can Jamaica, or any of the other Caribbean SIDS, afford to ignore the looming impacts of climate change on their respective nations.

    An examination of the cost of the impacts of climate change on Jamaica was examined in Chapter 2 of the report. The analysis revealed that the current cumulative loss of GDP due to damage associated with natural disasters was estimated to be in the order of $120 billion (roughly 7% of GDP). This is a significant number, which is even more grave given the already slow growth and fragility of Jamaica’s economy. When this is coupled with potential climate change-induced impacts, such as an increase in the number of extreme hurricanes, the figure is even more worrisome as it is likely to rise. Estimates indicate that it could reach as high as 56 per cent of GDP by 2025 if climate predictions are accurate.

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    Organizaciones: UNCTAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Transporte

  • Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Transport Infrastructure in the Caribbean: Enhancing the Adaptive Capacity of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Saint Lucia: A case study

    Two Caribbean SIDS with different environmental and socio-economic characteristics were selected as case studies: Jamaica and Saint Lucia. Detailed assessments of the vulnerability of the islands’ transportation assets were carried out to: (a) improve knowledge and understanding at the national level, and (b) test new approaches in order to develop an appropriate methodology for assessing climate- related impacts on coastal transportation in other SIDS. The present report presents the assessment of the criticality of Saint Lucia’s major transportation assets (airports and seaports) and their potential vulnerabilities to Climate Variability and Change (CV & C).

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    Organizaciones: UNCTAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Transporte

  • Climate change impacts on critical international transportation assets of Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS): the case of Jamaica and Saint Lucia

    This contribution presents an assessment of the potential vulnerabilities to climate variability and change (CV & C) of the critical transportation infrastructure of Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS). It focuses on potential operational disruptions and coastal inundation forced by CV & C on four coastal international airports and four seaports in Jamaica and Saint Lucia which are critical facilitators of international connectivity and socioeconomic development. Impact assessments have been carried out under climatic conditions forced by a 1.5 °C specific warming level (SWL) above pre-industrial levels, as well as for different emission scenarios and time periods in the twenty-first century. Disruptions and increasing costs due to, e.g., more frequent exceedance of high temperature thresholds that could impede transport operations are predicted, even under the 1.5 °C SWL, advocated by the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) and reflected as an aspirational goal in the Paris Climate Agreement. Dynamic modeling of the coastal inundation under different return periods of projected extreme sea levels (ESLs) indicates that the examined airports and seaports will face increasing coastal inundation during the century. Inundation is projected for the airport runways of some of the examined international airports and most of the seaports, even from the 100-year extreme sea level under 1.5 °C SWL. In the absence of effective technical adaptation measures, both operational disruptions and coastal inundation are projected to increasingly affect all examined assets over the course of the century. Access here

    Organizaciones: UNCTAD

    Tipo de material:Other

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Medio Ambiente, Transporte

  • Climate Change in MENA: Challenges and Opportunities for the World’s most water stressed region

    This activity report provides a short overview of the work carried out by the World Bank (WB) to contribute to climate change mitigation in the areas of agriculture, livelihoods and food security in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). 

    Organizaciones: WB

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - Territorial y Local, Adaptación, Análisis Económico, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Medio Ambiente, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra, Agua

  • Climate Change, Energy and Nature Based Solutions for Conflict Affected Communities in the Arab Region

    This document provides an holistic analysis on Sustainable Deveopment Goals in the Arab Region.

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    Organizaciones: UNDP

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Químicos y Desechos, Ecosistemas, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Agua

  • Climate Information Services: training and tools to boost uptake across Africa

    This technical document explres key guidelines for developing a comprehensive, multi-faceted training
    programme.

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    Organizaciones: UNECA

    Socio(s): ACPC, UKaid

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Formación, Energía, Medio Ambiente

  • Climate Policies, Economic Diversification and Trade

    This analytical report has surveyed two areas of trade-related policy to assess their potential for reducing the impacts of the implementation of response measures via economic diversification: global value chains and innovation. It also explored the idea of green industrial policy. Ultemately, the report found a number of ways in which trade policy and trade-related policies could further the goal of economic diversification, helping to reduce response measure vulnerability, and in the process helping to implement the goals of the Paris Agreements.

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    Organizaciones: UNCTAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Industria, Comercio

  • Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Framework for Caribbean Coastal Transport Infrastructure

    The framework provides a structured way for organizations in SIDS to approach climate change adaptation. Climate change adaptation can be daunting, particularly when gaps in data create uncertainties around what conditions may arise and what the costs of impacts and the costs and effectiveness of responses may be over time. This framework is intended to help SIDS overcome these challenges by providing a practical approach that uses available data to inform decision-making at a facility, local, and national level. The primary audience is port and airport managers in Caribbean SIDS, though it will also be relevant to local and national government agencies.

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    Organizaciones: UNCTAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Transporte, Agua

  • Climate-Smart Agriculture

    This training manual aims at exploring the impacts of climate change on agriculture and food security as well as presenting key concepts on climate-smart agriculture including gender dimensions. 

    Descargar: PDF icon Training Manual

    Organizaciones: FAO

    Tipo de material:Other

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Desarrollo de Capacidades, Formación, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Medio Ambiente

  • Cross-border Displacement, Climate Change and Disasters: Latin America and The Caribbean

    This study, commissioned by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the Platform on Disaster Displacement (PDD), responds to a call by governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in the 2014 Brazil Declaration and Plan of Action to assess and provide guidance on the response in those regions to cross- border displacement in the context of disasters linked to natural hazards and climate change (hereinafter ‘disaster displacement’).2

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    Organizaciones: UNHCR

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Migración y Refugiados, Medio Ambiente

  • Discovering Forests

    This teaching guide provides key elements on how to integrate the theme forest into the classroom. It helps youth to understand forest as well as effective pedagogical approach for teachering plan. 

    Descargar: PDF icon Teaching guide

    Organizaciones: FAO

    Tipo de material:Other

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Desarrollo de Capacidades, Formación, Niñez, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Educación, Medio Ambiente, Silvicultura, Agua

  • Economic losses, poverty & disasters: 1998-2017

    This report evaluates total disaster-related economic losses and fatalities between 1998 and 2017.

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    Organizaciones: UNISDR

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Análisis Económico, Medio Ambiente

  • Education for Sustainable Development: Learning to Act, Learning to Achieve

    This policy brief examines how education for sustainable development policies may be advanced to support the implementation and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals, and ultimately help empower a learning society for sustainability. It highlights the role of education in supporting the implementation of the sustainable development agenda and its importance for human development. 

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    Organizaciones: UNESCO

    Tipo de material:Policy Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Educación

  • Energy, Electricity and Nuclear Power Estimates for the Period up to 2050

    This analytical document explores the status of nuclear power in each part of the world at the end of 2017 and presents nuclear and electrical energy capacity projections up to 2050. 

    Descargar: PDF icon 2018 edition, PDF icon 2019 edition

    Organizaciones: IAEA

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Adaptación, Químicos y Desechos, Seguridad Humana, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Ciencia, Tecnología, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Industria

  • Enhancing Cooperation for Sustainable Development

    This policy document aims at recording the gradual convergence of CITES and the WTO around the principle of sustainable development over the past four decades as well as in the future. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: WTO

    Tipo de material:Policy Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - General, Biodiversidad, Medio Ambiente

  • Evaluation of the Climate Investment Funds’ Programmatic Approach

    This evaluation seeks to understand the concept of the Climate Investment Funds’ (CIF) programmatic approach and how it has been applied. The evaluation aims to inform future enhancements to the programmatic approach in CIF recipient countries and identify good practice examples for the benefit of other climate finance mechanisms.

    The CIF’s programmatic approach brings systems-level thinking and solutions at scale to help countries meet their climate ambitions and is often cited as one of the CIF’s distinctive features and comparative advantages. It is centered around developing country-led investment plans and thematic programs supported by multi-lateral development bank (MDB) collaboration. The programmatic approach is part of the original design of the CIF and remains its main modality of delivery for all four of CIF’s programs: The Clean Technology Fund (CTF), Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR), Forest Investment Program (FIP), and Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP).

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    Organizaciones: CIF

    Socio(s): ICF

    Tipo de material:Other

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Tecnología, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Finanzas, Silvicultura

  • Exploring the Potential for Adopting Alternative Materials to Reduce Marine Plastic Litter

    This analytical document aims to explore the potential for adopting alternative materials to reduce marine plastic and microplastic litter. It presents compostable and natural polymers, as well as less obvious solutions including algae, fungi and pineapple leaves. In total, the report features 25 case studies from around the world on reducing dependence on plastic.

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    Organizaciones: UNEP

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Químicos y Desechos, Ecosistemas, Mitigación, Tecnología, Medio Ambiente, Turismo, Urbano, Agua

  • Financing the 2030 Agenda : An Introductory Guidebook for UNDP Country Offices

    This policy document is intended to be an “entry point” for advice and information on financing climate change mitigation agenda. The report includes some of the most widely-used financial instruments as well as innovative finance mechanisms and looks at their pros and cons.

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    Organizaciones: UNDP

    Tipo de material:Policy Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Adaptación, Análisis Económico, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente

  • Forestry and Macroeconomic Accounts of Uganda: The Importance of Linking Ecosystem Services to Macroeconomics

    This analytical document summarises work conducted by the Uganda UN-REDD+ National programme during 2017 to guide the development of policy instruments for the Government of Uganda in order to evaluate the contribution of forests to the economy. The work conducted comprised economic modelling and analysis with the purpose of valuing the benefits of forest ecosystem services.

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    Organizaciones: UN-REDD, FAO, UNDP, UNEP

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Análisis Económico, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Medio Ambiente, Silvicultura, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • Framework for Assessing and Monitoring Forest Governance

    This activity report provides an overview of the efforts of a group of experts who met on two occasions – in Washington DC, USA, and in Varazdin, Croatia –to develop technical inputs to draft a framework on forest governance in the context of climate change mitigation. 

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    Organizaciones: UNREDD, FAO

    Socio(s): Programme on Forests (PROFOR)

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - Territorial y Local, Adaptación, REDD, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Medio Ambiente, Silvicultura, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • GACSA: Compendium on Climate-Smart Irrigation

    This analytical document develops the concept of Climate-Smart Irrigation as an integral part of Climate-Smart Agriculture and intends to complement the existing literature and guidance on this topic.

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    Organizaciones: FAO

    Socio(s): IWMI, IIASA, ICATALIST, WWF, GWA, ICIMOD, CEAPRED, HIDROSOPH

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - General, Adaptación, Biodiversidad, Químicos y Desechos, Análisis Económico, Ecosistemas, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Mitigación, Tecnología, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Trabajo, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra, Agua

  • GAW Report: Calibration Methods of GC-μECD for Atmospheric SF6 Measurements

    This technical document presents different calibration methods of GC-μECD for Atmospheric SF6 measurements through a test overview, preparations, a diagnostic, a linearity check of instrumental responses, determination of mole fraction and analysis of uncertainty with one-point calibration.

     

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    Organizaciones: WMO

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Desarrollo de Capacidades, Formación, Biodiversidad, Ecosistemas, Ciencia, Tecnología

  • Gender Action Plan

    The purpose of this technical document is to make the implementation of the Convention and the UNCCD 2018- 2030 Strategic Framework gender-responsive and transformative, and thus more effective, efficient and successful, by providing guidance to Parties and other actors on policies and measures to mainstream gender and achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

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    Organizaciones: UNCCD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Género

  • Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies between the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    The focus of the conference was promoting coordinated implementation at the global, regional and country level. Participants identified examples that specifically illustrate the potential of synergistic and interlinked approaches to realizing the objectives of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement (including through analyses of, for example, national development plans, nationally determined contributions, national adaptation plans and national risk reduction strategies). This detailed summary will contribute to the better understanding and more effective promotion of synergy between climate action and sustainable development.

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    Organizaciones: UN DESA

    Socio(s): UNFCCC

    Tipo de material:Other

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Medio Ambiente

  • Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018

    This report provides an outlook of the current status and trends in renewable energy. It finds that falling costs for solar electricity, and to some extent wind power, is continuing to drive deployment. More electricity generated by renewable sources in 2017 signals strong commitment to addressing climate change and reducing carbon emissions.

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    Organizaciones: UNEP, UNFCCC

    Socio(s): Bloomberg, Frankfurt School

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Análisis Económico, Energía, Finanzas

  • Groundswell: Preparing for Internal Climate Migration

    This report finds that climate change will push tens of millions of people to migrate within their countries by 2050. It highlights that internal climate migration will likely rise through 2050 and then accelerate unless there are significant cuts in greenhouse gas emissions and robust development action.

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    Organizaciones: WB

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Preparación y Respuesta a Emergencias, Migración y Refugiados, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo

  • Guidance Note for Developing a National Climate Change Learning Strategy

    This technical document provides methodological and organizational guidance to countries interested in taking a strategic approach to climate change learning and skills development. In particular, it lays out the process of developing a National Strategy to Strengthen Human Resources and Skills to Advance Green, Low Emission and Climate Resilient Development - or short “National Climate Change Learning Strategy” - through cross-sectoral and multi-stakeholder collaboration, and with engagement of national education and training institutions.

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    Organizaciones: UN CC:Learn Partners

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés, Spanish and Russian

    Tema(s): Desarrollo de Capacidades, Educación

  • Guide to Communicating Carbon Pricing

    Stakeholder and public support are critical for an enduring and robust carbon pricing policy. How jurisdictions communicate their carbon pricing policy plays a key role in creating and maintaining that support. Drawing on case studies, research and best practice, the report provides guidance on designing and implementing effective carbon pricing communications strategies.

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    Organizaciones: World Bank

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25

  • High And Dry: Climate Change, Water, and the Economy

    The impacts of climate change will be channeled primarily through the water cycle, with consequences that could be large and uneven across the globe. Water-related climate risks cascade through food, energy, urban, and environmental systems. Growing populations, rising incomes, and expanding cities will converge upon a world where the demand for water rises exponentially, while supply becomes more erratic and uncertain. They will jeopardize growth prospects in the regions worst affected and in some of the poorest countries. These challenges are not insurmountable, however, and smart policies that induce water-use efficiency, align incentives across regional and trading partners, and invest in adaptive technologies can go a long way toward reducing or eliminating these negative effects.

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    Organizaciones: World Bank

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Medio Ambiente, Agua

  • Impacts of Climate Change on Fisheries and Aquaculture: Synthesis of Current Knowledge, Adaptation and Mitigation Options

    This document investigates the impacts of extreme events, as there is growing confidence that their number is on the increase in several regions, and is related to anthropogenic climate change. Climate-related disasters now account for more than 80 percent of all disaster events, with large social and economic impacts.

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    Organizaciones: FAO

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Agricultura y la Alimentación, Agua

  • Implementation Guide for Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Strategies

    This guide responds to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015- 2030concern that more dedicated action needs to be focused on tackling underlying disaster risk drivers and strengthening good governance in disaster risk reduction (DRR) strategies, at all levels and across sectors and actors.

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    Organizaciones: UNISDR

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Urbano

  • Implementing ITU-T International Standards to Shape Smart Sustainable Cities: The Case of Moscow

    ITU has developed a set of International Standards  on key performance indicators (KPIs) for smart sustainable cities (SSC) to assist cities in becoming smarter and more sustainable and provide cities with a tool for self-assessment. This activity report documents the key findings arising from the first year of the close working relationship between Moscow and ITU. It also highlights the activities carried out by different entities to support Moscow’s various Smart City initiatives. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: ITU

    Socio(s): United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) Initiative

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Tecnología, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Transporte, Urbano

  • In Harm’s Way: International protection in the context of nexus dynamics between conflict or violence and disaster or climate change

    This overview sets out recommendations, based on the present study, to strengthen implementation of refugee law-based international protection when cross-border movements occur in the context of nexus dynamics. It does so by examining four case studies, which concern:

    - Kenya and Ethiopia’s responses, primarily during 2011–2012, to the cross-border movement of Somalis in the context of drought, food insecurity and famine, when conflict and violence also prevailed in southern and central Somalia; and

    - Brazil and Mexico’s responses, primarily during 2010–2012, to the cross-border movement of Haitians in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, when insecurity, violence and human rights violations also prevailed in Haiti.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNHCR

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Migración y Refugiados, Medio Ambiente

  • Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and natural resources

    Este documento analítico nos muestra cómo los pueblos indígenos y sus instituciones pueden establecer un ámbito capaz de reconocer un acesso a derechos collectivos a los territorios antiguos, pero también mejorar la gestión de estas tierras indigenas, de asegurar la utilización de los recursos naturales y de disminuir los conflictos alrededor de la tierras y de los recursos.

    Descargar: PDF icon English, PDF icon French, PDF icon Spanish

    Organizaciones: IFAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Tema(s): Derechos Humanos y Justicia, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Medio Ambiente, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • Informe Técnico : Potenciando los Beneficios Sociales y Ambientales de la Implementación del Plan de Acción Nacional de Bosques y Cambio Climático de Argentina

    Este documento normativo describe el marco conceptual y metodológico implementado para realizar el Plan de Acción Nacional de Bosques y Cambio Climático (PANByCC).  El presente describe como el plan puede beneficiar a distintas regiones al nivel social y ambiental,  tomando en cuenta vulnerabilidades y riesgos, en el contexto de mitigación del cambio climático

    Descargar: PDF icon Spanish

    Organizaciones: UNREDD, UNEP

    Socio(s): Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable de Argentina

    Tipo de material:Policy Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Español

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, REDD, Ecosistemas, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Medio Ambiente, Silvicultura, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • Innovative or Ancient? Increasing Water Resilience in Nepal

    This case study focuses on innovative solutions that the Nepal Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) Community of Practice (COP) has introduced to increase water security. It also looks at how ancient practices are being reinstated to revive dried-up springs. New uncertainty on the availability of freshwater resources in many parts of the world call for global climate efforts to focus on transformative actions that increase water security, and to reduce the impact on vulnerable communities. The Climate Investment Funds’ (CIF) PPCR is funding many such initiatives.

    This brief is part of the PPCR Knowledge for Resilience Series. The Series aims to share the lessons learned by countries implementing projects under the CIF’s PPCR.

    Descargar: PDF icon EN

    Organizaciones: CIF

    Socio(s): Oxford Policy Management, OneWorld

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Adaptación, Medio Ambiente, Finanzas, Agua

  • Introduction and User Manual: Sustainable Energy Regulation and Policymaking for Africa

    This analytical document, composed of 19 modules on “Sustainable Energy Regulation and Policymaking for Africa”, provides an introduction to the key issues relating to the energy market and energy regulation, as they affect sustainable energy (energy efficiency, cogeneration and renewable energy).

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNIDO

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Formación, Adaptación, Análisis Económico, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Mitigación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Medio Ambiente

  • Issues and trends in Education for Sustainable Development

    This analytical document presents an overview of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and highlights key issues related to ESD policy and practice. Topics include key ESD competencies and themes, policy, changes in the learning environment, teacher training, youth as lead actors, and scaling-up action for environmental integrity, economic viability and a just society. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNESCO

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Participación Pública, Adaptación, Educación

  • Joint Reports on Multilateral Development Banks’ Climate Finance

    This activity report presents the amount of climate finance that was provided by Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs). It also provides: an overview of and guidance on the adaptation finance tracking methodology; the context of vulnerability to climate variability and change; a clear and direct link between climate vulnerability and project activities; and adaptation case studies. 

    Descargar: PDF icon 2017, PDF icon 2016, PDF icon 2015, PDF icon 2014, PDF icon 2013, PDF icon 2012

    Organizaciones: IDB, WB

    Socio(s): ADB, AfDB, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Investment Bank

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Adaptación, Mitigación, Finanzas

  • Kitakyushu City, the Sustainable Development Goals Report

    This analytical document illustrates practical examples and the direction of future initiatives related to the SDGs in Kitakyushu in a format that, where possible, is in line with the United Nations handbook for the preparation of Voluntary National Reviews (VNR). It also aims at communicating about Japanese efforts to achieve the SDGs, in areas including environment and energy, health and welfare, advancement of women, and promotion of industry. 

    Kitakyushu takes part, jointly with Shimokawa and Toyama cities, of the 'SDGs Futures cities', announced by the Japanese governement in June 2018.  

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: IGES

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Género, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Salud, Urbano

  • Knowledge Management as an enabler of co-production, uptake and use of climate information services

    This document shows how taking the right measures to strengthen knowledge management can ensure that climate information is captured, tailored and disseminated to users that need it.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNECA

    Socio(s): ACPC, UKaid

    Tipo de material:Other

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Educación, Medio Ambiente

  • La prévention des catastrophes : le rôle de l'UNESCO

    Ce document analytique cherche à appréhender le rôle de l'UNESCO dans la prévention des risques climatiques et des catastrophes naturelles à l' échelle mondiale, ou plutôt dans la "promotion d’une culture mondiale de mitigation des risques et de préparation aux catastrophes." Après avoir défini les cinq actions prioritaires de Hyogo, le rapport analyse de manière quantitative et qualitative le poids des catastrophes, puis souligne le rôle crucial de l'éducation des populations, de l'information et de la formation aux techniques de prévention et de réaction.

    Descargar: PDF icon French

    Organizaciones: UNESCO

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - General, Formación, Adaptación, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Ciencia, Tecnología, Medio Ambiente, Seguridad y Defensa

  • Land Tenure Considerations in Sri Lanka’s Proposed National REDD+ Strategy

    This analytial report provides an overview of the forest and land use situation in Sri Lanka where forests have declined rapidly over the past several decades and where indigenous people -known as the Veddha-have been largely alienated from forest lands that they traditionally managed.

    The aim of this paper is to analyze the tenure considerations related to potential PAMs in order to identify the risks (conflicts, political divisions, involuntary resettlement cases to be dealt with, loss of tenure rights with negative livelihood implications) and benefits (carbon sequestration, better informed and equipped officers better able to perform their duties, more sustainable and productive land use, better recognition of tenure rights in development planning, etc) associated with each one.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNREDD, FAO, UNDP, UNEP

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - Territorial y Local, Derechos Humanos y Justicia, Dinámica des las Poblaciónes, Silvicultura, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • Law and National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans

    This analytical documents provides an overview of the legal frameworks to implement the National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) and the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 in the context of climate change. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNEP

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Derecho Internacional y Política, Adaptación, Mitigación, Medio Ambiente

  • Lebanon : Derisking Renewable Energy Investment

    This policy document adresses Lebanon's contributions to climate change mitigation under the UNFCCC. The report gives an overview of sustainable energy in Lebanon, includes a modelling analysis and identifies investment targets and risks in the private sector.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNDP

    Socio(s): GEF, Australian Government, Ministry of environment Libanon

    Tipo de material:Policy Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Análisis Económico, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Tecnología, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía

  • Mapping Just Transition(s) to a Low-Carbon World

    This report, by the Just Transition Research Collaborative (JTRC), unpacks the different understandings, narratives, and framings of Just Transition that underpin the concept’s growing popularity and uptake. Six short country case studies then provide insights into how Just Transition is—or is not—being mobilized on the ground.

    Descargar: PDF icon EN

    Organizaciones: UNRISD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Adaptación, Urbano

  • Mapping of existing international and regional guidance and tools on averting, minimizing, addressing and facilitating durable solutions to displacement related to the adverse impacts of climate change

    The objectives of this mapping are to:

    • Enhance dissemination of the existing tools and guidance;
    • Identify key opportunities to further develop tools and guidance, to enhance coherence between tools and guidance and to ensure better implementation of existing tools and guidance;
    • Inform the development of recommendations related to tools and guidance by the Task Force on Displacement; and
    • Inform the work of the Warsaw International Mechanism on Loss and Damage as it pertains to tools and guidance.

     

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNHCR

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Migración y Refugiados, Mitigación, Medio Ambiente

  • Microfinance for Climate Adaptation: From Readiness to Resilience

    This research brief uses a case study approach to document best practice and innovation on intermediated, concessional, microfinance mechanisms that have arisen from a variety of climate-direction interventions funded through the Climate Investment Fund’s (CIF) Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR). It shows that using intermediated, concessionary finance to enable inclusive, microfinance solutions allows communities vulnerable to climate change to adapt and build resilience by financing income-producing activities, building up their assets, stabilizing consumption and taking measures to protect themselves against climate risks.

     

    This brief is part of the PPCR Knowledge for Resilience Series. The Series aims to share the lessons learned by countries implementing projects under the CIF’s PPCR.

    Descargar: PDF icon EN

    Organizaciones: CIF

    Socio(s): Oxford Policy Management, OneWorld

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Adaptación, Ecosistemas, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente, Finanzas

  • Minimizing First-mover Adaptation Costs: Jamaica

    This case study captures emerging trends in adaptation-directed microfinance in Jamaica. Microfinance is a critical enabler of climate resilience because it provides communities with direct access to the financial resources they require to address their most pressing needs. The findings in this case study have emerged from a variety of country interventions funded by the Climate Investment Funds’ (CIF) Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR).

    This brief is part of the PPCR Knowledge for Resilience Series. The Series aims to share the lessons learned by countries implementing projects under the CIF’s PPCR.

    Descargar: PDF icon EN

    Organizaciones: CIF

    Socio(s): Oxford Policy Management, OneWorld

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Adaptación, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Medio Ambiente, Finanzas

  • Momentum for Change 2018 Annual Report

    Momentum for Change 2018 Annual Report highlights 15 activities and projects. The full report can be accessed here

     

    Organizaciones: UNFCCC

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Género, Medio Ambiente, Finanzas, Salud

  • Nature Opportunities for Human Security

    This guidance document shows the role of biodiversity in achieving human security and wellbeing and presents the development of a post-2020 global strategy for biodiversity. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: EMG, UNEP, IFAD, IMO, IOM, OHCHR, UNCTAD, UNDESA, UNECE, UNESCO, WHO

    Socio(s): CBD, CITIES

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Biodiversidad, Seguridad Humana, Seguridad y Defensa

  • Nature-based Solutions for Water

    Este informe muestra como los enfoques basados en la naturaleza pueden solucionar o superar los principales problemas o desafíos contemporáneos de gestión del agua. Explica cómo se pueden usar varios mecanismos para acelerar la aplicación de las SbN en la gestión del agua. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English, PDF icon French, PDF icon Spanish

    Organizaciones: UNESCO, FAO, UNDP, UNEP, UNU

    Socio(s): Programme hydrologique international, World Water Assessment Programme

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Español

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Agua

  • Navigating a New Climate : Assessing Credit Risk and Opportunity in a Changing Climate

    This analytical report focuses on financial risk resulting from climate variability and extreme events on long-term shifts. This pilot project represents a first step in the development of methodologies linked to climate finance, and constitutes the result of a working group composed of 16 different banks. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNEP

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Análisis Económico, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Medio Ambiente, Finanzas

  • Operationalising and Financing National REDD+ Strategies: From Programming and Financing Implementation to Results-Based Payments

    This guidance document presents strategies on how to achieve REDD+ programming and financing implementation in the Asia-Pacific region. This action plan is one of the prerequisites for accessing results-based payments (RBPs) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). 

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNREDD, FAO, UNDP, UNEP

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Análisis Económico, Mitigación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Finanzas

  • Policy Brief: Regional Education for Sustainable Development Networks

    This brief presents key findings and trends over the 10 years of the Decade for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), highlighting the importance and effectiveness of stakeholder engagement, partnerships and networks in promoting and advancing ESD. This brief examines the importance of regional networks.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNESCO

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Educación, Medio Ambiente

  • Port Emissions Toolkit Guide No.1: Assessment of port emissions

    This guide is intended to serve as a resource guide for ports intending to develop or improve their air pollutant and/or GHG emissions assessments. This guide builds on and updates previous work of International Association of Ports and Harbors and its members, incorporating the latest emissions inventory methods and approaches.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: IMO

    Socio(s): GEF, UNDP, Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships, International Association of Ports and Harbors

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Tecnología, Medio Ambiente, Comercio, Transporte, Agua

  • Port Emissions Toolkit Guide No.2: Development of Port Emissions Reduction Strategies

    This guide is intended to serve as a resource guide for ports intending to develop or improve their air pollutant and/or GHG emissions assessments. It focuses on planning and key decision steps related to port emissions assessments.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: IMO

    Socio(s): GEF, UNDP, Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships, International Association of Ports and Harbors

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Tecnología, Medio Ambiente, Comercio, Transporte, Agua

  • Port Industry Survey on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation

    The present report relates the key findings of the survey, together with some additional information about climate trends and climate-related impacts on seaports and some concluding remarks. The respondent port sample collectively handles more than 16 % of global seaborne trade and can be considered as representative. Although the majority of respondents had been impacted by weather/climate-related events, including by extremes, the study revealed important gaps in terms of relevant information available to seaports of all sizes and across regions, with implications for effective climate risk assessment and adaptation planning.

    Descargar: PDF icon EN

    Organizaciones: UNCTAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Adaptación

  • R4: Rural Resilience Initiative

    This activity report provides an overview of the work carried out by the World Food Programme (WFP) and Oxfam America (OA) to contribute to resilience to climate change through the R4 Rural Resilience Joint Initiative. It aims at enabling rural households to increase their food and income security in the face of increasing climate risks.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: WFP

    Socio(s): Oxfam America

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Adaptación, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Mitigación, Dinámica des las Poblaciónes, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente, Trabajo

  • Regional briefing on National Adaptation Plans: Africa in Focus

    This activity report aims to provide a brief overview of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) experiences in African developing countries, highlighting emerging issues, challenges and opportunities.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNDP, UNEP, GEF

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Mitigación, Tecnología, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente

  • Regional briefing on National Adaptation Plans: Asia-Pacific in Focus

    This activity report on Asia- Pacific National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) aims to provide a brief overview of the NAP experiences of middle-income countries in the Asia and Pacific region (excluding Central Asia), and highlights emerging issues, challenges and opportunities.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNDP, UNEP, GEF

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Mitigación, Tecnología, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente

  • Regional briefing on National Adaptation Plans: Caribbean in Focus

    This activity report on National Adaptation Programmes (NAPs) for the Caribbean aims to provide a brief overview of the NAP experiences of Caribbean countries, and highlights emerging issues, challenges and opportunities. 

    Organizaciones: UNDP, UNEP, GEF

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Mitigación, Tecnología, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente

  • Rethinking Human Development in an Era of Planetary Transformation

    This document reflects on what the nexus people-planet means for the SDG implementation agenda with a view to making the human development paradigm fit-for-purpose in an era of ecological change.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNDP

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Ecosistemas, Seguridad Humana, Medio Ambiente, Agua

  • Share the Road Programme Annual Report 2017

    This activity report highlights the global challenge of tackling man-made climate change, air quality issues and poor road safety; and in particular the role played by transport. It showcases solutions are available which can contribute to reversing those negative trends and make rapid progress towards zero emission and human powered transport; in particular walking and cycling.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNEP

    Socio(s): Share the Road, FIA Foundation

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Cultura, Transporte, Urbano

  • Shimokawa Town, the Sustainable Development Goals Report

    This analytical document illustrates practical examples and the direction of future initiatives related to the SDGs in Shimokawa in a format that, where possible, is in line with the United Nations handbook for the preparation of Voluntary National Reviews (VNR). It also aims at communicating about Japanese efforts to achieve the SDGs, in areas including environment and energy, health and welfare, advancement of women, and promotion of industry. 

    Shimokawa takes part, jointly with Kitakyushu and Toyama cities, of the 'SDGs Futures cities', announced by the Japanese governement in June 2018.  

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: IGES

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Género, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Salud, Urbano

  • Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.1: Rapid Assessment of Ship Emissions in the National Context

    The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating
    emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. It offers guidance to rapid assessment of ship emissions in the national context: offers guidance for conducting a rapid assessment and generating both quantitative and qualitative information about a country’s maritime emissions status at the time of analysis.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: IMO

    Socio(s): GEF, UNDP, Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships, International Association of Ports and Harbors, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Ecosistemas, Tecnología, Comercio, Transporte, Agua

  • Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.2: Incorporation of MARPOL Annex VI into National Law

    The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating
    emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. This guidance document provides useful information for policy-makers and legislators in countries preparing for accession to the 1997 Protocol or for contracting Parties to the 1997 Protocol which have not yet developed the legal framework to implement the regulations in MARPOL Annex VI in the domestic legislation.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: IMO

    Socio(s): GEF, UNDP, Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships, International Association of Ports and Harbors, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Biodiversidad, Tecnología, Comercio, Transporte, Agua

  • Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.3: Development of a National Ship Emissions Reduction Strategy

    The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating
    emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. It includes the development of a national ship emissions reduction strategy: supports countries in developing a national ship emissions reduction strategy that can guide potential policy and investments options.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: IMO

    Socio(s): GEF, UNDP, Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships, International Association of Ports and Harbors, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Tecnología, Comercio, Transporte, Agua

  • South Asia’s Hotspots : The Impact of Temperature and Precipitation Changes on Living Standards

    This analytical report breaks new ground in understanding how weather conditions affect living standards by combining and analyzing granular temperature and precipitation information and household survey data. It identifies climate “hotspots”— areas where changes in average weather are predicted to have a negative impact on living standards—in South Asia.  Two future climate scenarios are particulary analyzed — one that is “climate-sensitive,” in which some collective action is taken to limit greenhouse gas emissions, and one that is “carbon-intensive,” in which no action is taken.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: WB

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2018

    This analytical report focuses exclusively on data and information on the evolving initiatives that put a price on carbon, in terms of their most current status and emerging trends. It includes an expanded discussion on what the trends are telling us about the underlying motivations of and the direction the world is moving in when it comes to carbon pricing.

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    Organizaciones: WB

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Financiamiento de Carbono y MDL, Adaptación, Análisis Económico, Energía

  • Status and Perspectives for Renewable Energy Development in the UNECE Region 2017

    This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the status quo, recent developments and prospects of renewable energy markets within the UNECE area. 

    Moreover, it examines the renewable policy promotion schemes put in place in the respective countries and offers recommendations for successful policy formulation and implementation. The report draws significantly on the results from two expert workshops with regional energy insiders conducted in November of 2017 in Bonn, from the UNECE Renewable Energy Hard Talks, multi-stakeholder dialogues held in Georgia, Ukraine and Azerbaijan, as well as on other recent publications and trends.

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    Organizaciones: UNECE

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Energía, Medio Ambiente

  • Strategic Approach to Capacity Development for Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction : A Vision of Risk-Informed Sustainable Development by 2030

    This guidance document aims at understanding capacity development obstacles and challenges in the disaster risk reduction context, and especially the linkages with the Sendai Framework Monitor. It reviews action areas for capacity development, driving principles, capacity development planning tools as well as stakeholders and partners.

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    Organizaciones: UNISDR

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - Territorial y Local, Adaptación, Preparación y Respuesta a Emergencias, Dinámica des las Poblaciónes, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • Talanoa and Beyond: Raising Ambition with Cities and Regions

    This technical document presents evidence to demonstrate that each tier of government (national, regional, local) has a unique and potentially complementary role to play in delivering low emission and climate resilient development. This means that effectively co-ordinated multilevel action can help nations implement their Nationally Determined Contributions. It provides key arguments to national government for integrating sub-national government in climate change policy, action and financing, and gives examples of where this has been achieved.

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    Organizaciones: UNHABITAT

    Socio(s): German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Adaptación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Urbano

  • The Business Advantage: Mobilizing Private Sector-Led Climate Actions in Agriculture

    This analytical document is part of the Advantage Series and includes the analysis of 4 case studies: Buthan,  Nicaragua, Niger, Viet Nam.  This document reviewed the 39 Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programmes globally. 

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    Organizaciones: IFAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Adaptación, Agricultura y la Alimentación

  • The Gender Advantage: Women on the Front Line of Climate Change

    This analytical document is part of the Advantage Series and includes the analysis of 10 case studies: Plurinational State of Bolivia, Mali, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Nigeria, Kyrgyzstan, Swaziland, India, China and Peru. This publication illustrates IFAD’s experience in closing the gender gap and mobilizing the ‘gender advantage’ in climate change adaptation through ten case studies from across the world. The case studies show that gender-sensitive adaptation results in better livelihood options and incomes, improved yields, more food security and reduced workloads for women and their families. 

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    Organizaciones: IFAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Adaptación, Biodiversidad, Género, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Agua

  • The IAEA and... Climate Change

    This activity report provides an overview of the work carried out by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to contribute to climate change mitigation in the nuclear science and technology sectors through three country-cases: Costa Rica, China and Sudan.  

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    Organizaciones: IAEA

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Adaptación, Químicos y Desechos, Ecosistemas, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Ciencia, Tecnología, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Industria, Agua

  • The IFAD-GEF Advantage II: Linking Smallholders and Global Environmental Benefits

    This analytical document is part of the Advantage Series and includes the analysis of 5 case studies: Kenya, Republic of Moldova, Peru, Niger and Sri Lanka. The case studies provide a snapshot from different regions of the current partnership between the GEF and IFAD.

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    Organizaciones: IFAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Adaptación, Dinámica des las Poblaciónes, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • The Market Matures for Microfinance: Tajikistan

    This case study captures emerging trends in adaptation-directed microfinance in Tajikistan. Microfinance is a critical enabler of climate resilience because it provides communities with direct access to the financial resources they require to address their most pressing needs. The findings in this case study have emerged from a variety of country interventions funded by the Climate Investment Funds’ (CIF) Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR).

    This brief is part of the PPCR Knowledge for Resilience Series. The Series aims to share the lessons learned by countries implementing projects under the CIF’s PPCR.

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    Organizaciones: CIF

    Socio(s): Oxford Policy Management, OneWorld

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Mecanismos Financieros, Adaptación, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Finanzas

  • The Ocean is Loosing its Breath, Declining Oxygen in the World’s Ocean and Coastal Waters

    This analytical report presents a summary of scientific experiments and numerical models about deoxygenation, with a focus on understanding its various aspects and impacts. It shows that human activities are primarily responsible for the decline in the open ocean and coastal waters.
     

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    Organizaciones: UNESCO

    Socio(s): Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - General, Biodiversidad, Ecosistemas, Agua

  • The State of Plastics

    This analytical document gives an overview of the plastic's crisis. It goes on to explore the potential of alternative materials and sheds light on the effectiveness of current government legislation to cut down on single-use plastics.

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    Organizaciones: UNEP

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - General, Adaptación, Medio Ambiente

  • The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018

    This report reviews progress in the third year of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This overview presents highlights of progress and remaining gaps for all 17 Sustainable Development Goals, based on the latest available data, and examines some of the interconnections across Goals and targets. Conflict, climate change and growing inequalities add additional challenges.

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    Organizaciones: UNDESA

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente

  • The Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy 2017/18 – 2030/31

    This policy document presents the Green Growth Development Strategy of Uganda. It focuses on five core areas: agriculture, natural capital management, green cities (urban development), transport and energy. Outcomes envisaged incude income and livelihoods enhancement; decent green jobs; climate change adaptation and mitigation; sustainable environment and natural resources management; food and nutrition security; resource use efficiency; and social inclusiveness and economic transformation. 

    Tipo de material:Policy Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Seguridad Humana, Mitigación, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Energía, Seguridad y Defensa, Transporte, Urbano

  • The United Nations World Water Development Report 2018: Nature-Based Solutions for Water

    This report highlights the need of new ways to manage competing demands on freshwater resources, in the face of increasing environmental degradation and the multi-faceted impacts of climate change.  At the same time, the global water cycle is intensifying due to climate change, with wetter regions generally becoming wetter and drier regions becoming even drier. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English, PDF icon French, PDF icon Spanish

    Organizaciones: UN-Water, UNESCO, FAO, UNDP, UNEP, UNU

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés, Francés, Español

    Tema(s): Dinámica des las Poblaciónes, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Agua

  • The Water Advantage: Seeking Sustainable Solutions for Water Stress

    This analytical document is part of the Advantage Series and includes the analysis of 5 case studies: Bangladesh, Brazil, Malawi, senegal and Sudan. This document highlights different dimensions of IFAD’s investments in water, from irrigation to reducing climate-related risks in arid areas, to disaster risk management and access to clean water for nutrition and sanitation.

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    Organizaciones: IFAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP24, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Salud, Urbano, Agua

  • The Water Advantage: Seeking Sustainable Solutions for Water Stress

    This technical document highlights the importance of water management, as growing populations, expanding cities and unsustainable natural resource management are increasing water stress on rural communities, while climate change and shocks are exacerbating flooding, landslides and saltwater intrusion into freshwater systems. Through a series of case studies, it provides an approach for investments in water, from irrigation to reducing climate-related risks in arid areas, to disaster risk management and access to clean water for nutrition and sanitation.

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    Organizaciones: IFAD

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra, Agua

  • Toyama City, the Sustainable Development Goals Report

    This analytical document aims at communicating about Japanese efforts to achieve the SDGs. It should forms the foundation for further deepening the “Compact City Planning based on Polycentric Transport Networks” platform for urban planning by linking the SDGs to efforts in areas including environment and energy, health and welfare, advancement of women, and promotion of industry. 

    Tayoma takes part, jointly with Shimokawa and Kitakyushu cities, of the 'SDGs Futures cities', announced by the Japanese governement in June 2018.  

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    Organizaciones: IGES

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, Género, Empleos Verdes/Economía, Energía, Medio Ambiente, Salud, Urbano

  • Transforming Coastal City Adaptation: From Idea to Practice

    This Research and Policy Brief is based on discussions at the Expert Group Meeting “Transformative Adaptation: Tackling the Root Causes of Vulnerability to Climate Change in Southeast Asian Coastal Cities that was held in Geneva on 21-22 November 2018 and funded by the German Federal Foreign Office.

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    Organizaciones: UNRISD

    Tipo de material:Other

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Lista de Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas COP25, Adaptación, Urbano

  • UN Climate Change Annual Report 2017

    This activity report covers areas of the 2017 work of UN Climate Change, including the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Kyoto Protocol and Paris Agreement, as well as their bodies, institutional arrangements, organs and the secretariat.

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    Organizaciones: UNFCCC

    Tipo de material:Activity Report

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - General, Adaptación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente

  • Using Insurance to protect Farmers against Drought in Senegal

    This policy document records the cooperation between the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to help make weather index insurance available to farmers in Senegal. It shows while insurance is one of the tools that farmers in developed countries use to cope with risk, those in the developing world often lack this and other resources. 

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    Organizaciones: WFP

    Socio(s): IFAD, AFD

    Tipo de material:Policy Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés, Francés

    Tema(s): Desarrollo de Capacidades, Seguridad Humana, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Trabajo, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

  • Using Spatial Analysis to support REDD+ Land-Use Planning in Papua New Guinea

    This technical document presents different maps which help to understand where potential social and environmental benefits (climate change mitigation, biodiversity, soil conservation, landslide risk reduction and nature-based turism) of REDD+ could be achieved, with particular attention to three prioritized provinces: East New Britain, West New Britain and Madang.

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: UNREDD, UNEP, FAO, UNDP, WCMC

    Socio(s): Climate Change and Development Authority, Papua New Guinea

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Instrumentos de Política, Adaptación, REDD, Ecosistemas, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente, Silvicultura, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra, Turismo

  • Vegetation Fire and Smoke Pollution Warning and Advisory System (VFSP-WAS): Concept Note and Expert Recommendations

    This analytical report presents the conclusions of a three-day workshop focusing on Vegetation Fire and Smoke Pollution Warning and Advisory System (VFSP-WAS) in South Asia. It presents key expert group recommendations on tools for forecasting vegetation fire smoke emissions, smoke transport, related air quality changes and impact on human health. It also explores the feasibility of setting up Regional Facilities that can assist WMO Members in the region.

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    Organizaciones: WMO

    Tipo de material:Analytical/Technical Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Gobernanza - Territorial y Local, Adaptación, Seguridad Humana, Mitigación, Reducción/Gestión del Riesgo, Ciencia, Tecnología, Planificación Económica y Desarrollo, Medio Ambiente, Salud, Transporte, Urbano

  • Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security

    This guidance document purpose is to serve as a reference to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security. Indeed,  tenure systems increasingly face stress as the world’s growing population requires food security, and as environmental degradation and climate change reduce the availability of land, fisheries and forests. 

    Descargar: PDF icon English

    Organizaciones: FAO

    Tipo de material:Guidance Document

    Fecha de publicación:2018

    Idioma(s): Inglés

    Tema(s): Derecho Internacional y Política, Seguridad Humana, Dinámica des las Poblaciónes, Agricultura y la Alimentación, Gestión de Uso de la Tierra

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