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4 July 2013
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Issue 4 of UN-DESA's Guidebook to the Green Economy focuses on the various international green economy platforms, partnerships, programs, funds and other initiatives providing services, such as information exchange, data management, capacity building, finance, and technology services, to support

3 July 2013
Research

This paper, produced by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, explores the benefits and limitations of a decision by APEC countries to reduce tariffs to 5% or less on a list of 54 environmental goods.

2 July 2013
Research

A new policy brief on “Enhancing Direct Access to the Green Climate Fund” by the Frankfurt School, Germanwatch and ENDA Tiers Monde for CDKN discusses access modalities for the Green Climate Fund.

2 July 2013
Events
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) will organize a Inter-Regional Technical Workshop on Tools and Measures to Inform Inclusive Green Economy Approaches from 2-4 July in Nairobi, Kenya.
2 July 2013
Research

“Turn Down the Heat: Climate Extremes, Regional Impacts, and the Case for Resilience”, part II of a World Bank series, explores the likely impacts of 2°C and 4°C warming across three vulnerable regions.

28 June 2013
Research

UNEP has released a new Green Economy Discussion Paper which analyses the regional debate on the potential of a green economy transition to sustainable development.

26 June 2013
Research

The Global Green Growth Institute and the Global Economy and Development program at the Brookings Institution have produced a brief which describes several ways that international cooperation can play a critical role in facilitating widespread innovation and implementation of new and appropriate

26 June 2013
Research
A new study from the World Bank shows how climate action is an essential pillar of an effective development strategy.
24 June 2013
Research

The OECD has produced a case study on inclusive green growth in Ethiopia, showcasing the progress and prospects of green growth in Ethiopia, one of Africa’s first countries to develop a green growth strategy.

19 June 2013
Events
Over the past three years, the UN-REDD Programme has developed a body of work on ‘Ensuring that REDD+ and a Green Economy transformation are mutually reinforcing’, based on pilot activities in a number of partner countries.

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