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October 2018
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), International Labour Organization (ILO)
Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Environmental sustainability and employment in Latin America and the Caribbean analyses the performance of the region's labour markets in 2017 and presents multiple policy proposals to promote decent work and labor-driven environmental sustainability.
March 2017
United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)

Most human activities that use water produce wastewater. As the overall demand for water grows, the quantity of wastewater produced and its overall pollution load are continuously increasing worldwide.

February 2013
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

The paper is a working document on the current situation, outlook, best practices and requirements concerning access to information, participation and justice regarding environmental matters in Latin America and the Caribbean.

June 2012
UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

The report draws on presentations and discussions held during the LAC sessions of the International Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20," held from 3-5 October 2011, in Zaragoza, Spain.

January 2012
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

 This report describes the progress achieved in relation to sustainable development since 1992 and the gaps still remaining. It draws attention to a pressing environmental, social, economic and institutional situation.

October 2011
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

The "Guidelines for developing eco-efficient and socially inclusive infrastructure" provide practical tools for city planners and decision makers to reform urban planning and infrastructure design according to the principles of eco-efficiency and social inclusiveness.

August 2011
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), Urban Design Lab (UDL), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

This guideline provides practical tools for city planners and decision makers to reform urban planning and infrastructure design according to the principles of eco-efficiency and social inclusiveness. It includes case studies from the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Japan and Sri Lanka.

October 2010
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
This document is a product of the project "The Economics of Climate Change in Central America" which aims to conduct an economic impact study on the effects of climate change in Central America based on various development scenarios and emissions trajectories, estimating the potential costs and benefits of a response of inaction (i.e. a business-as usual approach) or of public-policy adaptation and mitigation options to prevent or reduce adverse impacts.