Environment and Climate Change

UNSCEAR RPT 2017 IONIZING RAD

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) 2017 Report

Report to the General Assembly, with Scientific Annexes

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United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) Reports
2 May 2018
The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR’s scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. The scientific annexes provide the suppo...
FRAMEWORK DEV ENV STAT 2013

Framework for the Development of Environment Statistics 2013

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Statistical Papers (Ser. M)
22 Mar 2018
This multi-purpose conceptual and statistical framework provides an organizing structure to guide the collection and compilation of environment statistics at the national level. Though recommended for use by countries at any stage of development, its primary objective is to guide countries at ear...
BEST POLICY PRACT FOR PROM 2ND

Best Policy Practices for Promoting Energy Efficiency

A Structured Framework of Best Practices in Policies to Promote Energy Efficiency for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development

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ECE Energy Series
22 Feb 2018
This is the second edition of the Best Policy Practices for Promoting Energy Efficiency publication prepared in the framework of the United Nations Development Account project “Promoting Energy Efficiency Investments for Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development”. It provides addition...
CONV ENVIRON IMP ASSESS TRANSB

Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (As Amended on 27 February 2001 and on 4 June 2004)

22 Feb 2018
Environmental threats do not respect national borders. Governments have realized that to avert this danger they must notify and consult each other on all major projects under consideration that might have adverse environmental impact across borders. The Espoo Convention is a key step to bringing ...
LEAST DEV CTRIES RPT 2017

The Least Developed Countries Report 2017

Transformational Energy Access

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Least Developed Countries Report
17 Jan 2018
This report focuses on the role of access to modern energy in economic structural transformation - a critical issue both for the least developed countries (LDCs) and for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The report focuses on the particular circumstances, challenges and experiences of ...
ASIA PACIF DISASTER RPT 2017

The Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017

Leave No One Behind - Disaster Resilience for Sustainable Development

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Asia-Pacific Disaster Report
4 Jan 2018
This report examines the state of resilience of the region vis-à-vis the goals and targets relating to disaster risk reduction. It highlights some of the tools and approaches for resilience-building focusing on those that could possibly offer transformative shifts to achieve those goals and targe...
AFRICA SUSTAINABLE DEV RPT 2017

Africa Sustainable Development Report 2017

Tracking Progress on Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals

29 Dec 2017
African countries have already started the hard work of implementing Agenda 2063 and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which were adopted in January 2015 and September 2015 respectively. Both agendas are complex in terms of numbers of goals, targets and indicators as well as dimensions...
GENDER ENV SUS DEV IN ASIA PAC

Gender, the Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

27 Sep 2017
This publication is the first Asia-Pacific report that comprehensively maps out the intersections between gender and environment at the levels of household, work, community and policy. It examines gender concerns in the spheres of food security, agriculture, energy, water, fisheries and forestry,...