The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) stands with the billions of people suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic. The immediate priority is to protect them. But UNEP also has a duty to help nations build back better after the pandemic to increase resilience to future crises.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) stands with the billions of people suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic. The immediate priority is to protect them. But UNEP also has a duty to help nations build back better after the pandemic to increase resilience to future crises.

A GEF-funded project is seeking to help climate-vulnerable coastal communities by using ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) – a type of ‘nature-based solution’ that uses ecosystem services to reduce the negative impacts of climate change.

COVID-19 may be as contagious economically as it is medically. This eBook addresses some key questions: How, and how far and fast, will the economic damage spread? How bad will it get? How long will the damage last? What are the mechanisms of economic contagion? And, above all, what can governments do about it?

This Business Plan describes the main objectives and activities of the Mercury Waste Management Partnership Area of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Global Mercury Partnership.

This paper summarizes the core environmental challenges in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region.

The International Resource Panel highlights in its Mineral Resource Governance in the 21st Century Report that the mining sector, if carefully managed, presents enormous opportunities for advancing sustainable development, particularly in low-income countries.

The recent growth in traction for zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) in India should be considered within the context of the growing agrarian crisis, as the gap worsens between input costs (including fertilizers, pesticides, agrichemicals, seeds, water, electricity, labour and farm loans) and the final prices that farmers (especially small-scale

The proposed zero draft of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework was prepared with due account being taken of the Working Group’s consideration of the possible elements of thepost-2020 global biodiversity framework from its first meeting.

This report conducts a rigorous assessment of the contribution of material efficiency to GHG abatement strategies.

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