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September 2017
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) has developed a key tool for policymakers, analysts and other stakeholders for understanding how green economy is progressing.

September 2017
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) has developed the Integrated Green Economy Modelling (IGEM) Framework that aims to better respond to countries’ needs in terms of analysing the cross-sectoral impacts of green economy policies.

June 2017
UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)

Livelihoods, poverty reduction efforts and economic growth in Africa are highly dependent on the quality and availability of natural resources, and are thus extremely vulnerable to degradation of those resources and to climate change.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The new Agenda for Sustainable Development, which aims to end poverty and promote well-being and prosperity while safeguarding ecological systems of the planet by 2030, has placed a much-needed emphasis on energy access and gender equality, elevating them as stand-alone sustainable development go

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Earth’s climate is changing already and failure to limit warming to below 2°C could make the changes in the climate system irreversible and characterized by cataclysmic consequences.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The interlinked challenges of climate change and food security are most evident in the agriculture sector, which (combined with land-use change) produces about a quarter of global greenhouse emissions.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Forests support the livelihoods of 1.6 billion people and 80 percent of all terrestrial biodiversity, and they help absorb up to 30 percent of carbon emissions from the atmosphere through photosynthesis. There is thus a strong ecological and socioeconomic rationale for forest conservation.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Global climate efforts have been gradually shifting towards a more balanced approach on adaptation and mitigation.

April 2017
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

As the Earth’s average surface temperatures rise, so do the associated costs. Because marginalised communities and groups (e.g., women, immigrants, the elderly, the disabled) are more exposed to climatic risk, the costs of climate change are more difficult for them.

March 2017
Convention on Biodiversity (CBD), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), The World Bank, United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets adopted by the Convention on Biological Diversity has been recognised as setting the global framework for priority actions on biodiversity.

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