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United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
May 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

This report provides methodological guidance for measuring fossil fuel subsidies in the context of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) indicator 12.c.1: “Amount of fossil fuel subsidies per unit of GDP (production and consumption)”.

October 2017
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The 2017 Global Review of Sustainable Public Procurement provides an up-to-date overview of the scale and type of sustainable procurement activities undertaken worldwide in the past three years. It addresses a longstanding need of stakeholders to access reliable and comprehensive information on activities and organizations involved in this critical organizational function.
29 April 2019
Course
Online
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), The Open University
Starting on April 29 2019, UN Environment and Open University are offering a Massive Open Online Course on Marine Litter with a two-week Leadership Track and an eight-week Expert Track. The MOOC on marine litter strives to teach students through action-oriented learning how they can apply successful and inspiring activities to their own local context, regardless of their profession or location. The course will present different options and tools to combat marine pollution.
August 2014
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), UNEP-DHI Partnership Centre on Water and Environment, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), The Nature Conservancy
This paper Green Infrastructure Guide for Water Management: Ecosystem-based management approaches for water-related infrastructure projects aims to raise awareness of the benefits of Green Infrastructure (GI) solutions for water resources management, and can provide both significant water management benefits and co-benefits with existing grey water infrastructure.
April 2019
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This paper Integrated Approaches to Sustainable Infrastructure details the results of an initial stocktaking on existing sustainable infrastructure initiatives, and argues for more integrated approaches to sustainable infrastructure in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
November 2018
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), World Bank Group
This report lays out an agenda to enable societies around the world to undertake the kind of systemic actions that the transformation towards a low-emission, resilient future will require. It highlights 6 transformative areas and 20 actions that are key to aligning financial flows with climate and development goals in the areas of planning, innovation, public budgeting, financial systems, development finance and cities.
November 2018
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), World Bank Group
This report focuses on how governments can move beyond the current incremental approach to climate action and more effectively align financial flows with climate and development priorities. The report explores six key transformative areas that will be critical to align financial flows with low-emission and resilient societies (planning, innovation, public budgeting, financial systems, development finance, and cities) and looks at how rapid socio-economic and technological developments, such as digitalisation, can open new pathways to low-emission, resilient futures.
April 2019
University of Oxford, Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC-Mistral), United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This paper, Infrastructure for Sustainable Development, analyses the role of infrastructure in directly and indirectly impacting progress on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and provides evidence of both the threat and opportunity infrastructure presents to reaching the global goals.
January 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This assessment, Global Environment Outlook 6: Regional assessment for Asia and the Pacific , analyzes key environmental themes on air, land, biota and ecosystems, freshwater, coasts and oceans, and waste using the drivers-pressures-state-impact-response (DPSIR) framework, shows accelerating environmental degradation widely across the region and its impact on human wellbeing.
January 2016
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
This assessment, Global Environment Outlook 6: Regional assessment for Pan-European , argues for more urgent action, both through existing policies and the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda), to address the challenges that the region is facing.

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