This report seeks to draw upon the composite lessons learned at domestic and subnational levels and aims to respond to three fundamental questions facing policymakers and stakeholders at national and subnational levels: Why do we need strong national climate governance frameworks and how do we get there?
WHO's Mental Health Atlas 2017 reveals that although some countries have made progress in mental health policy-making and planning, there is a global shortage of health workers trained in mental health and a lack of investment in community-based mental health facilities.
Properly managed sanitation systems and improved wastewater treatment are important for safeguarding environment and enhancing sustainable livelihoods in vast areas of South and Southeast Asian countries.
The jurisdictional approach (JA) to REDD+ and low emissions development has gained considerable currency in recent years. As understood here, JA refers to a government-led, comprehensive approach to forest and land use across one or more legally defined territories.
The situation analysis primarily focuses on oil palm in the context of biodiversity conservation based on literature published before 31 January 2018, and aims to provide a constructive pathway to addressing sustainability challenges in the palm oil industry.
The European Union (EU) has recognised the high-probability, high-impact threat climate change poses to international security, but is still formulating a response commensurate to the threat. This report outlines how the EU can meet a Responsibility to Prepare for unprecedented yet foreseeable threats to international peace and security.
The insurance industry, a sector with assets worth around USD 15 trillion, needs to urgently step up its low-carbon investments and prepare its portfolios for climate-related financial risks, according to an Asset Owners Disclosure Project report.
Judgement of the High Court of Uttarakhand in the matter of Gram Sabha Mawakot & Others Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 14/05/2018 regarding declaration of rural self governing institutions like "gram panchayat" to an urban local body, by converting it into a "Nagar Panchayat". The main matter relates to notification issued on 05.04.2018 by which 73 villages were proposed to be included in the Nagar Palika Kotdwar.
African Governance Report V examines efforts to improve the governance of Africa’s abundant natural resources, with particular emphasis on strengthening natural resource governance institutions and frameworks for the enhancement of domestic revenue mobilization and engendering economic diversification and structural transformation on the contine