Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
With the right policies and regulatory framework, trade can be a driver of green growth, decent work, environmental protection and resilience. What actions can policymakers take to create enabling conditions for sustainable trade and investment? Which trade agreements include environmental provisions? How can negotiators of regional trade and investment agreements ensure that these feature sound environmental provisions?
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Trade Centre (ITC)
The Guidelines for Providing Product Sustainability Information offer value chain and public sector professionals clear guidance on making effective, trustworthy claims to consumers, on product-related sustainability information.
The Guidance Note - Agricultural Commodities: Ensuring Smallholder Benefits, Environmental Sustainability and Durable Growth takes stock of UNDP’s work in the agricultural commodities sector and provides case study examples that illustrate the variety of initiatives, programmes and projects that UNDP supports around the world.
PAGE developed this tool-box to guide policy makers and green economy professionals in the use of policy options at the intersection of green industrial policy and trade. As such, this tool-box provides an overview over trade-related green industrial policy instruments available and clarifies their structure and operation, while outlining their implications with regard to trade policy.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), University of Eastern Finland
The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) are jointly organizing a high profile two-week Course on international environmental law-making and diplomacy near Geneva, at the Château des Comtes de Challes, in Chambéry, France from 9 to 19 October 2017.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Trade in environmental goods and services (EGS) offers significant opportunities, in particular for developing countries, to drive economic development while protecting natural capital and creating better livelihoods for citizens.
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
This report Guidelines for a Methodology to Support Value Chains for BioTrade Products: From the Selection of Products to the Development of Sector Strategies lies in a proposal developed by UNCTAD’s BioTrade Initiative as part of the BioTrade Facilitation Programme (BTFP). The BioTrade Facilitation Programme (BTFP) is a programme that operates within UNCTAD’s BioTrade Initiative.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
The goal of this toolkit Supporting Small Forest Enterprises – A Facilitator’s Toolkit. Pocket Guidance Not Rocket Science! is to help supporters of small and medium forest enterprises (SMFEs) work more effectively. It is aimed at 'facilitators', for example donors at the international level and, most importantly, government extension services and non-governmental organisations at the national level.
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
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