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UNEP Compendium On Human Rights and the Environment


 Selected international legal materials and cases (Advance Version)

The Compendium on human rights and the environment takes stock of the normative and jurisprudential developments in the field of human rights and the environment.  It describes international instruments that relate to human rights and the environment, such as multilateral environmental agreements, international human rights treaties, and international resolutions and declarations. 

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Community Protocols for Environmental Sustainability:
A Guide for Policymakers
  Atmospheric Brown Clouds Emission Inventory Manual   Advancing Justice, Governance and Law
for Environmental Sustainability

Human Rights and the Environment: Joint Report OHCHR  and UNEP Human Rights and the Environment:
Joint Report OHCHR and UNEP
  The Role of Legal Instruments to Support Green Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Development     Patents and Clean Energy Technologies
in Africa

   

  Compliance-Related Texts and Decisions of Selected Multilateral Environmental Agreements

   


Course on Compliance with and Enforcement of Multilateral Environmental

 
Auditing the implementation of Multilateral environmental agreements (MEAS):A Primer For Auditors

Ethics, Justice and the Convention on Biological Diversity     Atmospheric Brown Clouds Regional
Assessment report with focus on Asia
  Connecting the Dots
Biodiversity, Adaptation, Food Security
and Livelihoods

UNEP and Environmental Governance at a Glance UNEP and Environmental Governance at a Glance  
 

Technology Transfer and Cooperation under the Convention on Biological Diversity  
 

State of Biodiversity in Latin America and the Caribbean  
 

UNU-IAS Pocket Guide

English |Español | Français | 中文 | عربى | Русский


Learning from the practioners LEARNING FROM THE PRACTITIONERS  
 

Green Breakthroughs
Solving Environmental Problems Through Innovative Policies and Law
 
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Glossary of Terms
For Negotiators of
Multilateral Environmental Agreements
 
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Manual on Compliance with and Enforcement of MEAs  

MEAs Negotiator's Handbook

[English]   [French]

 
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Register of International Treaties and Other Agreements in the Field of the Environment

 

 
 

Introduction / Table of contents
Part 1: Treaties concluded from 1921-1987
Part 2: Treaties concluded from 1987-2005

Guidebook for Policy and Legislative Development on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Freshwater Resources  
 

UNEP Guidelines on Compliance with and Enforcement of MEAs

[English]   [French]   [Spanish]  [Chinese]  [Russian ]    [Arabic] 
 


Simplified Guides to MEAs
Climate Change
Win Win solutions for the Climate and Ozone Layer: A simplified guide to the Special Report on HFCs and PFCs from the IPCC and the Technical and Economic Assessment Panel. English French Spanish  

Can Carbon Dioxide Storage help cut greenhouse emissions?  A simplified guide to the IPCC Special Report

[ English ] [ French ][ Spanish ][ Arabic ][ Russian ] [Chinese]

 
Raising Awareness on Climate Change: A handbook for government focal points English

How global warming will affect my world: A simplified Guide to the IPCC’s “Climate Change 2001. Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability”.

English French

 

A simplified guide to the IPCC’s “Climate Change 2001: Mitigation”

English French

 

Climate Change Fact sheets

English French

Biodiversity

Biosafety and the Environment: An introduction to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

[ English ] [ French ] [ Spanish ] [ Arabic ][Russian ] [ Chinese ]

Chemicals

A guide to Cooperation on the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

[ English ][ French ][Spanish ]

 

Protecting human health and the environment: A Guide to the Rotterdam Convention on hazardous chemicals and pesticides

[ English ] [ French ][ Spanish ]

 

Ridding the world of POPs: A Guide to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

[ English ] [ French ] [Spanish ]

Minimizing Hazardous Wastes: 

A simplified guide to the Basel Convention

[ English ] [ French ] [ Spanish ]

 
Public Participation

Your Right to a Healthy Environment: A simplified guide to the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

[ English ] [ French ][ Russian ]

 

Bioprospecting in the Global Commons: Legal Issues Brief

Black Carbon E-bulletin Volume 4 April 2012

Nagoya Issue Papers