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Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where United Nations Environment is listed as a partner or lead entity in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform
10YFP Sustainable Food Systems Programme

The 10YFP Sustainable Food Systems Programme (SFS Programme) is a global multi-stakeholder initiative to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable food systems, all along the food value chain, from farm to fork. Among its focus themes are the promotion of sustainable diets; the reduction of food losses and waste; and strengthening resilient and diverse food production systems. The SFS Programme promotes activities that fall under these topics, in the areas of awareness raising, capacity development as well as facilitating access to knowledge, information and tools. The SFS Programme is one...[more]

Partners
Co-Lead organizations: Switzerland, South Africa, WWF, Hivos Members of the Multi-stakeholder Advisory Committee: Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, France, Honduras, Netherlands, United States, Biovision Foundation, IISD, IFOAM - Organics International, Global Nature Fund, German Development Institute, Hebrew University, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, ENEA, CIHEAM, FAO, UNEP, UNSCN, Barilla, Foo...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
A joint ACCOBAMS/GFCM approach to mitigate bycatch and depredation in the Mediterranean Sea

The Permanent Secretariat of the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and contiguous Atlantic area (ACCOBAMS), is committed to implement a regional project on mitigating bycatch and depredation by cetaceans in the Mediterranean Sea, in coordination with the Secretariat of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), and in collaboration with the UNEP/MAP-RAC/SPA (Regional Activity Center for Specially Protected Areas). This regional project is funded by the MAVA Foundation. The main objectives of this regional initiative are: 1) t...[more]

Partners
- General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) - UNEP/MAP-Regional Activity Center for Specially Protected Areas (UNEP/MAP-RAC/SPA) - ALNITAK Marine Research and Education center (NGO) - Centre dEtudes et de Sauvegarde des Tortues Marines de Mditerrane CestMed (NGO) - Centre National de Recherche et de Dveloppement de la Pche et de l'Aquaculture CNRDPA (Government) - Ins...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Abu-Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI)

The Main objectives of AGEDI are: - To achieve more cost-effective and relevant environmental data collection and assessment, - To strengthen and enhance environmental capacity to collect, analyze, use and update multi-sectoral environmental data and information in the decision making process, - To develop and strengthen means of ensuring that planning for sustainable development in all sectors is based on, inter alia, quality, timely, reliable, and usable environmental data and information, - To make relevant environmental data and information accessible to all stakeholders in the form...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government of United Arab Emirates - Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) UN System: United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) (Kenya) Other: Federal Environment Agency (United Arab Emirates) Ministry of Environment and Water (United Arab Emirates)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
ACCOBAMS - Addressing impacts of ocean noise on cetaceans in the Mediterranean and Black Seas

ACCOBAMS considers ocean noise as one of its highest priority since it represents a major threat to cetacean conservation. Monitoring noise-producing activities in the region, such as construction, shipping, dredging, seismic surveys, particularly in cetacean critical habitats, and mitigating noise impacts on cetaceans are recognized as of high priority for achieving the ACCOBAMS objectives. Even if the institutional and legal frameworks are in place, addressing the lack of information and data in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, like in other parts of the world, is the key issue to assess...[more]

Partners
The 23 Contracting Parties to ACCOBAMS and the range States in the Mediterranean and Black Seas
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative: a challenging macro synoptic regional assessment of cetaceans populations for the benefit of regional conservation and economic actors

The Mediterranean and the Black Seas are exceptionally rich and diverse regarding marine megafauna and regularly or occasionally host more than 20 species of cetaceans, about half of which are considered threatened. Subject to high anthropogenic pressures, cetacean populations benefit from particular attention from riparian States, willing to better coordinate their actions in their favor. The Permanent Secretariat to the Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans of the Black Sea, the Mediterranean and the Adjacent Atlantic Area (ACCOBAMS), will carry out the ACCOBAMS Survey Initiative (A...[more]

Partners
The 23 Contracting Parties to the ACCOBAMS and the range States of the Mediterranean and Black Seas
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Atlantic and Indian Ocean SIDS Integrated Water Resources Management Project

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has funded a full sized project to support 6 participating Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of which 2 are located in the Atlantic Ocean (Cape Verde and Sao Tome & Principe) and 4 are located in the Indian Ocean (Comoros, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles). The IWRM AIO SIDS project addresses issues related to the management of water resources, both freshwater and coastal marine areas in an integrated manner. Recognizing the urgent need for comprehensive Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and improved Water Use Efficiency (WUE), the project...[more]

Partners
Ministry of Agriculture and Environment of Cabo Verde; National Agency for Water and Sanitation for Cabo Verde; Municipality of Tarrafal in Cabo Verde; Association of Farmers and Breeder of Chao Bom Colonato in Cabo Verde; Ministry of Environment, Energy and Water of Maldives; Ministry of Production, Ministry of Production of Environment, Energy, Industry and Crafts of the Union of Comoros; Minist...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Awareness raising and training on sustainable consumption and production

To improve the skills of decision-makers to implement sustainable consumption and production policies. The initiative will create practical training materials (hardcopy and web-based), organize regional and national training courses, monitor results, and provide individual advice for participants. The training is directed at decision-makers in: - Governments - in particular in developing countries and economies in transition;and - Civil society. The project will build upon the results of both UNEP's and Consumers International's ongoing programmes in the area of sustainable consumption an...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government of European Community - DG ENV Government of Germany - BMU and BMZ Government of Netherlands - VROM Government of Sweden - Ministry Sustainable Development Major Groups: Consumers International (CI) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) UN System: United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE) (Fr...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Batumi Initiative on Green Economy (BIG-E)

The Pan-European Strategic Framework for Greening the Economy guides the transition to an inclusive green economy that will bring investment in innovation, foster the transfer of green technology and products, and stimulate sustainable consumer behavior. It will result in the reduction of environmental risks and ecological scarcities, create green jobs and minimize negative consequences for enterprises and vulnerable groups. The Framework proposes a vision, objectives and focus areas supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. BIG-E operationalizes the Framework until 2030 through...[more]

Partners
Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Uzbekistan; Central Asia Interstate Commission for Sustainable Development, Cittadellarte-Pistoletto Foundation, European EcoForum, Green Growth Knowledge...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
Biodiversity Indicators Partnership

The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) was established in 2007 to provide the best available information on biodiversity trends and to monitor progress towards achieving the 2010 Target. The BIP is a global initiative comprising over forty organisations working internationally at the forefront of biodiversity indicators development.

Partners
CBD, CITES, CMS, FAO, Ramsar, UNDP, UNEP, UNEP-WCMC, UNESCO, WHO, UNU-INWEH, UNEP GEMS/Water, UNCTAD),, BioTrade initiative, ACB, Alliance for Zero Extinction, BirdLife International, CIB, CIESIN, CBMP, CI, GBIF, GRI, ICIMOD, IIFB, ILRI); INI IUCN SSC WCPA SUSG LADA ICIMOD Nature Kenya; NatureServe; NETSESDA OECD PROMEBIO RSPB; Sapienza University of Rome Sea Around Us Project SEBI EEB T TNC To...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Blue Carbon Initiative

The initiative aims at achieving the following overall targets by 2025:- Reversing the current trend of the degradation of marine and coastal habitats and maintaining the amount of carbon sequestration;- Significantly increasing the area of Blue Carbon ecosystems under effective ecosystem-based management; and- Mobilising US$40 million for protecting and rehabilitating coastal and marine habitats, thus enhancing their capacity for carbon storage and sequestration.(source: http://www.unep.org/ecosystemmanagement/Portals/7/Documents/factsheets/BlueCarbonInitiativeFactSheet.pdf)

Partners
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Conservation International International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) Fundacao Universidade Federa...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Blue Forests Project

Blue forests - seagrasses, salt marshes, and mangroves - provide many vital ecosystem services, supporting coastal communities around the globe. They are also recognized as important natural carbon sinks. Blue forests, however, are threatened by overuse and unsustainable practices. The degradation of these ecosystems can also release stored carbon and so contributing to the threat of climate change. The blue forests concept - the promotion of better coastal ecosystem management by harnessing the values associated with carbon and other ecosystem services - offers hope in the countering of co...[more]

Partners
UNEP-ROLAC (UN Entity) GRID-Arendal (Other relevant entity) WWF-Mozambique (NGO) Blue Ventures (NGO) UNEP-WCMC (NGO) IUCN (NGO) US Forest Service (Government) Conservation International (NGO) Duke University (Academic institution) Indonesia Marine and Fisheries Ministry (Government) Charles Darwin University (Academic institution) Stockholm University (Academic institution) Environment...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Blue IES: Worldwide training course offer around integrating ecosystem services into marine & coastal development planning

Capacity Development is a key element of the Blue Solutions Initiative. Through different formats and cooperation with various partner institutions, we seek to ... enhance capacities for scaling up success ... provide learning opportunities and trainings on Blue Solutions themes ... support policy processes to facilitate blue solutions. Context Development planners are often confronted with a set of multi-faceted challenges. Projects and policies intended to meet development goals often go forward unwittingly at the expense of nature; e.g. a national plan to expand aquaculture to i...[more]

Partners
GIZ (other relevant actor), GRID-Arendal (other relevant actor), IUCN (Intergovernmental Organisation) UN Environment (UN System)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Capacity Building Task Force on Trade, Environment and Development, Phase II (CBTF II)

Enhance human and institutional capacity of developing countries to deal with issues arising at the intersection of trade liberalization, environmental protection and economic development. The overall aim is to assist beneficiary countries in developing mutually supportive policies that would maximize the net benefits of trade for sustainable development. It also seeks close correlation with the Doha Work Programme as well as the related technical assistance programme administered by the WTO secretariat. CBTF II is meant as the main vehicle for capacity building activities by UNCTAD and UNEP...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government 36 countries (unspecified) Major Groups: Environmental and developmental NGOs () Pirvate sector (unspecified) () UN System: UNEP-UNCTAD Capacity Building Task Force (Switzerland) World Trade Organization (WTO) (Switzerland) Regional Economic and Social Commissions () Other intergovernmental organizations: Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) () Othe...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Caribbean Platform for Nutrients Management

The objectives of the commitment are to: Integrative governance arrangements for sustainable fisheries and for the protection of the marine environment. Demonstrate the deployment of innovative, economically-viable appropriate wastewater technologies for small coastal communities to foster uptake, replication and up scaled investment; Demonstrate the deployment of best nutrient management practices in agriculture in the areas of nutrient conservation, recycling and use efficiency, with added benefit of integrating climate-smart approaches; Strengthen partnerships between on-site b...[more]

Partners
Secretariat to the Cartagena Convention - UN Environment Caribbean Environment Programme (UN agency); UN Environment Global Programme of Action and associated partnerships on Wastewater and Nutrients (UN agency and Partnership), CLME+ Project (Partnership), Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM)(IGO), Caribbean Community (CARICOM)(IGO), Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)(IGO),...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Child Health Initiative

This partnership is designed to build a coalition of country and donor support for the objective of a safe and healthy journey to school for all children by 2030. The Global Initiative focuses on three key rights of the child:• Safe, accessible mobility to promote equity and combat poverty;• Clean air and a healthy environment for all children;• The role of safe and healthy mobility in enabling the right to an education.It is designed to fill a gap in the global development and environment agendas, addressing the specific needs and rights of children in relation to mobility.

Partners
FIA Foundation, United Nations Environment Program, UNICEF, World Resources Institute, Overseas Development Institute, Save the Children
Sustainable Development Goals
Clean Seas for a Cleaner Pacific

Goal: Cooperation between UN Environment and SPREP in the delivery of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities/Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPA/GPML), a #CleanSeas Campaign for the Pacific and implementation of the Cleaner Pacific 2025 Strategy to reduce marine debris and achieve a Clean Pacific Ocean. Rationale: Contamination of the ocean by marine debris, largely comprised of plastics, is a serious environmental threat with broad economic, social and environmental impacts, including: negative impacts to local tourism...[more]

Partners
FFA (Intergovernmental Organisation), SPC (Intergovernmental Organisation), World Animal Protection (NGO), University of Auckland (Academic Institution), American Samoa EPA (Government), CEFAS (Government), Hawaii Wildlife Fund (Civil Society Organisation) International Maritime Organization (UN entity) Food and Agriculture Organisation (UN entity) Ocean Conservancy (Philanthropic O...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)

The best opportunity to slow the rate of near-term warming globally and in sensitive regions such as the Arctic is by cutting emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) – most notably methane, black carbon and some hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Widespread reductions, which complement the need for aggressive global action on carbon dioxide, contribute significantly to the goal of limiting warming to less than two degrees. Reducing SLCPs can also advance national priorities such as protecting air quality and public health, promoting food security, enhancing energy efficiency, and allevi...[more]

Partners
111 Partners, 50 State and REIO, 16 IGO and 45 NGO partners (as of April 2016). Full list: http://ccacoalition.org/en/partners
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Climate change mitigation through sustainable management of coastal ecosystems

International policy and financing processes under the UNFCCC encompass and enable coastal ecosystem-based mitigation activities. The area of mangroves, seagrass beds and tidal wetlands under sustainable management for climate change mitigation is increased in five developing countries, and greenhouse gas balance and other ecosystem services are consistently quantified and valued using standardized methodologies.

Partners
UNEP, GRID-Arendal, UNEP-WCMC, IOC of UNESCO, IUCN, Academic Institutions, NGOs
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)

CTCN Mission:To build or strengthen the capacity of developing countries to identify technology needsTo facilitate the preparation and implementation of technology projects and strategies to support action on mitigation and adaptationTo enhance low-emission and climate-resilient development(source: http://www.unep.org/climatechange/ctcn/AboutCTCN/tabid/106203/language/en-US/Default.aspx)

Partners
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Bariloche Foundation (BF) Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA-TM) Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CAT...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA)

The Action Plan for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas of the East Asian Region (the East Asian Seas Action Plan) was originally adopted in April 1981, and revised in 1994. The principal objective of the Action Plan is the development and protection of the marine environment and coastal areas, for the protection of the health and wellbeing of present and future generations. The Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) is the intergovernmental mechanism that oversees implementation of the action plan. The COBSEA Secretariat is hosted by Thailan...[more]

Partners
Cambodia, Peoples Republic of China, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam (government partners) UN Environment (UN Entity)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Dams and Development Project (DDP)

To promote improved decision-making, planning and management of dams and their alternatives building on World Commission on Dams (WCD) core values and strategic priorities and other relevant reference materials. Through supporting multi-stakeholder dialogues at country-level, regional and global levels on improving decision making on dams and their alternatives with the aim of engaging all stakeholders with emphasis on governments,and producing non prescriptive tools drawing on all relevant existing bodies of criteria and guidelines for planning and management of dams and their alternatives, w...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government of Brazil - National Water Agency (ANA) Government of China - Ministry of Water Resources Government of Germany - BMZ Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation Government of Lesotho - Lesotho Highlands Water Commission Government of Mexico - National Water Commission Government of South Africa - Department of Water Affairs and Forestry Government of Turkey - General ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Delivering ecosystem-based coral reef management in the world's regional seas

Six regional seas with extensive coral reefs incorporate tools for assessing drivers of coral reef resilience and for identifying and prioritizing actions that reduce the major anthropogenic pressures on coral reefs, in order to maintain their integrity and functioning. A global partnership initiative among regional seas will promote policy coherence through common tools and approaches as well as strengthened implementation at the regional level, supporting resilient reefs and dependent communities.

Partners
UNEP, Regional Seas programs and associated networks
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Development of key environmental indicators and life cycle data for key product chains

Improved access to good quality life cycle data and databases as well as expanded use of key environmental indicators that allows the measurement and monitoring of progress towards the environmental sustainability of selected product chains.

Partners
The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) through the UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Eco-Green Clubs in Schools

Eco clubs in schools will empower students to participate and take up meaningful environmental activities and projects. It is a forum through which students can reach out to influence, engage their parents and neighborhood communities to promote sound environmental behavior. It will empower students to explore environmental concepts and actions beyond the confines of a syllabus or curriculum. While everyone, everywhere, asserts the importance of ‘learning to live sustainably,’ environment remains a peripheral issue in the formal schooling system. It is not just an extracurricular activity...[more]

Partners
Center for Development and Support Initiative (CEDSI), Chidiebere Nwaiwu, Ministry of Environment, Ministry of Health, Rivers State Government, UNDP, UNEP
Sustainable Development Goals
ECOLEX - a global partnership for information on environmental law

There is high demand for information on environmental law. Various Governing Council decisions of UNEP recognise the need to make this information available and accessible, a task now included in the Montevideo Programme, adopted by UNEP/GC in 2001 and endorsed thereafter by UN/GA. Linguistic barriers must be overcome. The information is fragmented and changing constantly as new laws are being drafted and entering into force. The objective of this ongoing initiative is to increase access to authoritative information on environmental law by establishing a single gateway on the Internet (ECOLE...[more]

Partners
UN System: FAO (Italy) UNEP (Kenya) Other intergovernmental organizations: The World Conservation Union (IUCN) (Switzerland)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Ecosystems-based Adaptation (EBA) Programme

The outcome of this commitment is countries having improved integration of climate change responses into national development processes by incorporating Ecosystem-based Approaches to Adaptation into development planning and policymaking. This includes increasing the access of communities to relevant climate change assessments and information for decision-making and long-term planning.

Partners
UNDP, IUCN
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Encouraging sustainable tourism to protect migratory species and support local communities

The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) has been working with partner organizations and through its instruments as a facilitator to promote sustainable tourism to protect migratory species, which highly benefit from tourism through habitat conservation, reduction of threats from collisions and fishing, and providing incentives to people to ensure their protection. Ecotourism is one of the fastest growing economic sectors in the world, and if undertaken in sustainable ways, would significantly support local communities in remote areas and create alternative...[more]

Partners
Government of the Philippines (Government), Manta Trust (NGO), UN Environment (United Nations Entity), Sharks MOU (United Nations Entity), IOSEA (United Nations Entity), Dugongs MOU (United Nations Entity), ASCOBANS (United Nations Entity)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Environmental Management Capacity Building for Local Government

The program aims to build capacity at the local government level for implementation / application of Environmental Management Systems (EMS) as effective and strategic tools for improving the (local) environment in order to achieve tangible impacts and improvements through municipal activities. The partnership comprises a middle- and long-term strategy for motivating, training and supporting local governments to use and implement EMS. The focus is given on making implementation happen. In addition, this program supports good governance, local sustainable development and stakeholder involvemen...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government Further national governments Major Groups: ICLEI International Training Centre (ITC) (Germany) Int¿l Council for Local Envt¿l Initiatives (ICLEI) (Canada) Potchefstroom Universiteit (South Africa) FIDIC Int'l Federation of Consulting Engineers (Switzerland) Thailand Environmental Institute (Thailand) Regional and national training institutes () Other intergov...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
GEF International Waters: Learning Exchange and Resource Network (GEF IW:LEARN)

IW:LEARN is the Global Environment Facility's (GEF) International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network. The IW:LEARN project was established to strengthen transboundary water management around the globe by collecting and sharing best practices, lessons learned, and innovative solutions to common problems across the GEF International Waters portfolio. It promotes learning among project managers, country official, implementing agencies, and other partners.

Partners
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO IOC), GRID-Arendal, Conservation International (CI), The Global Water Partnership (GWP), The International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR), The International Riv...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
Generation and Delivery of Renewable Energy based Modern Energy Service: the Case of Isla de la Juventud

The overall objective of the project is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by supporting renewable energy technologies based power generation through business models in Cuba and other small island nations that are very sensitive to global warming, as well as adding to the energy security of these nations through reduction in the import of high cost fossil fuels. The project in Isla de la Juventud demonstrates the technical and financial viability of renewable energy based investment business models, and aims at removing the barriers to the development and replication of the renewable energy te...[more]

Partners
GEF, UNEP, UNIDO, CUBAENERGIA (Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, CITMA), GEPROP, Ministerio de Industria Basica (MINBAS), Ministerio del Comercio Exterior y la Inversion Extranjera (MINCEX), Ministerio de Economi­a y Planificacion (MEP), Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI), ADEME, private investors
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
German Strategic Cooperation with SIDS on Biodiversity and Forestry

Over the last years Germany has significantly stepped up its commitment for biodiversity and has more than doubled finical support for developing countries in this regard. In 2013 Germany has provided over 500 Mi for the protection of forests and other ecosystems worldwide. German development cooperation thereby supports all three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity in order to protect biodiversity and at the same time foster sustainable development. Since 2008, the German International Climate Initiative (IKI) has also been financing climate and biodiversity projects in devel...[more]

Partners
In Particular: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Secretariat of the Pacific Commission (SPC), CCCCC, Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI), The Nature Conservancy, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT), CfRN-Coalition for Rainforest Nations, Worldwatch Institute, IUCN Oceania Regional Office, United Nations Environment Programme, Mun...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
German Strategic Cooperation with SIDS on Sustainable Energy

Germany actively supports the sustainable development of islands. On energy, following the launch of the SE4ALL initiative by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2011, actors representing various sectors worldwide follow suit to support a broad-based transformation of the world's energy systems. Germany is one of the most active contributors to SE4ALL.Germany actively supports the framework of sustainable energy and follows, in particular, four goals (incl. SE4ALL objectives):1) providing universal access to modern energy services;2) doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency...[more]

Partners
Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM); In Particular: Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS); Secretariat of the Pacific Commission (SPC); Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP); International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Countries: Ongoing or planned cooperation inter alia with Dominica, Domini...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Adaptation Network (GAN)

The overall objective of the Global Adaptation Network (GAN) is to help build climate resilience of vulnerable communities, ecosystems and economies through the mobilization of knowledge for adaptation.The GAN has three main areas of work:1. Improving the availability and accessibility of knowledge through online portals, global knowledge-sharing events, and knowledge products2. Building capacity for using knowledge for global adaptation policy-setting, planning and practices through training events, advisory services and institutional support3. Linking regional and thematic adaptation network...[more]

Partners
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Asian Development Bank (ADB) Japan United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Stockholm Environment Institute Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) The Environmental Innovators program, Keio University (Japan) Secreta...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network

In 1995, the International Coral Reef Initiaitve called on many nations to commit to increasing research and monitoring of coral reefs in order to provide the data needed to inform policies of nations to sustain coral reefs and to strengthen management. Global reef monitoring was a major theme when ICRI was launched during the United Nations Global Conference on Sustainable Development of Small Islands Developing States in Barbados in 1994. It was during this time that the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN) was established to support ICRI’s Call to Action and Framework for Action.T...[more]

Partners
United States Department of State, IUCN, National Oceanic and Atmosferic Administration, UNEP, the Netherlands
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN)

GCRMN works through a global network to strengthen the provision of best available scientific information on and communication of the status and trends of coral reef ecosystems, for their conservation and management. GCRMN is the world’s premier coral reef data network, bringing together a range of government and non-government partners in tracking status and trends of the world's coral reefs. GCRMN covers biophysical variables as well as socioeconomic variables, through the 'SocMon' initiative. The main activity of GCRMN is the preparation of regional and global periodic assessments on ...[more]

Partners
France, United States Department of State, Australia, International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI), UN Environment, IOC of UNESCO, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), IUCN, CORDIO East Africa, CRIOBE, CEP/SPAW-RAC, SPREP, Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans; national agencies, academic and research institutes and civil society organisations around the world
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Coral Reef Partnership

Global change as well as local pressures are driving declining coral reef health around the world, and accelerated loss of ecosystem services willincreasingly affect people dependent on coral reefs in over 100 countries. In 2014 UNEP and Regional Seas Conventions and Action Plans (‘RegionalSeas’) initiated a Global Coral Reef Partnership to support countries deliver internationally agreed coral reef commitments through ecosystem-basedmanagement of coral reefs, as called for in the Global Strategic Directions for the Regional Seas 2013-2016.The overall goal of the partnership is to promote ...[more]

Partners
Participating organizations include the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI), a partnership among governments, international organizations and nongovernment organizations and the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN); NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program; The Reef-World Foundation, international coordinators of the Green Fins initiative; Blue Finance, an organization focusing on devel...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Coral Reef Partnership

The overall aim of the partnership is to secure coral reef benefits in a changing climate, by supporting and enabling decision making across public and private sectors which is informed by sound data on coral reef status and trends; climate change vulnerability; ecosystem service values and human dependence. This will protect coral reef biodiversity; build climate resilience of reefs as well as dependent industries and communities; and make coral reefs a part of sustainable development/a blue economy.

Partners
Regional Seas programmes including Caribbean Environment Programme, Abidjan Convention, Nairobi Convention, Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme/South Asian Seas, Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia, Secretariat of the Regional Environment Programme of the Pacific; Organizations includin...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI)

The Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI) promotes fuel efficiency in cars and light duty vans, through the adoption of the cost effective fuel efficiency technologies.GFEI has set a target of improving the average fuel economy (in litres/100km terms) for the global light duty vehicle fleet by at least 50% by 2050 (what we call ‘50by50’) and by 2030 for new vehicles. These fuel efficiency gains would save 33Gt of CO2 by 2050 and $2 trillion by 2025, money which could be used to support the transition to electric vehicles.

Partners
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) FIA Foundation International Transport Forum (ITF) International Energy Agency (IEA) International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) , University of California, Davis Supported by: Global Environmental Facility European Union
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership and Capacity Building for Ecosystem Based Management of Oceans and Coasts

(a) An interdisciplinary Partnership and Capacity Building Platform to support ecosystem-based management for sustainable development of oceans and coast established by 2014; (b) Cross-sectoral policy frameworks with coherent objectives and management plans to support comprehensive ecosystem-based management of oceans and coasts drafted in five countries across the Regional Seas Programme by 2017.

Partners
UNEP, Regional Seas, UN Oceans, governments, NGOs, private sectors, other international organisations.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership for Oceans

• To bring together and mobilize all oceans stakeholders around shared goals.• To tackle documented problems of overfishing, pollution, and habitat loss.

Partners
IOC; GEF; FAO; IUCN; the World Bank; UNEP Grid Arendal; UNEP Regional Seas Programme; UNDP.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism

The Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism is an organizational network of tourism stakeholders of the public and private sectors, non-profits, UN agencies and programmes, international organizations and academic institutions. Partner organizations share the common vision and understanding of the goal of "sustainable tourism" and collaborate internationally, regionally or nationally to transform tourism globally. The mission is to transform the way tourism is done worldwide by building partnerships to support the implementation of sustainable tourism practices at destinations through adop...[more]

Partners
United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP), Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia, the Government of France, Ministry of Tourism of the Kingdom of Morocco, Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea, the Travel Foundation, World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML)

The core areas of the partnership will focus on three overarching goals :- Goal A: Reduced levels and impacts of land-based litter and solid waste introduced into the aquatic environment;- Goal B: Reduced levels and impact of sea-based sources of marine debris including solid waste, lost cargo, ALDFG, and abandoned vessels introduced into the aquatic environment;- Goal C. Reduced levels and impacts of (accumulated) marine debris on shorelines, aquatic habitats, and biodiversity.It is anticipated that different stakeholders will form sub-groups to focus on specific issues, e.g. cross-cutting is...[more]

Partners
UNEP, Governments, Businesses, Academia, Local Authorities, Nongovernmental Organizations and Intergovernmental Organizations. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP, International Maritime Organization (IMO), Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership on Marine Litter (GPML), Global Partnership on Wastewater Management (GPWWM) and Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (GPNM)

Reduce pollutants from sea and land-based activities, including litter, harmful substances and nutrients from wastewater, industrial and agricultural runoff entering the world's oceans. All countries would have set relevant national targets for nutrient loadings, marine litter reduction and wastewater discharges . The planning of strategies for achieving these targets would have been commenced, through processes such as Regional Seas Action Plans and through functioning Global Partnerships on Marine Litter, Nutrients, and Wastewater Management.

Partners
Governments of Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, USA, the European Union; the International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA); the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI); International Fertilizer Development Centre (IFDC); the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); UN-HABITAT; IOC-UNESCO, UNDP, NOAA; UN-Water; UN-Oceans
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership on Nutrient Management

The Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (GPNM) is a global mechanism to bring together and harmonize otherwise fragmented efforts to address the nutrient challenge amongst a great many number of stakeholders. These diverse stakeholders include government, research and academia, agricultural and fertilizer producer organizations in the private sector, regional and international intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and the UN agencies. The GPNM provides a space/platform including through its electronic platform where countries and other stakeholders can meet ...[more]

Partners
Value Chains Sustainable Innovations, Ministry of Environment, Netherlands (Government) National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management, MoEF, Govt of India (Government) Chilika Development Authority India (Government) National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA (Government) Office of Water, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (Government) International Fertilizer Industry ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (under GPA)

The accelerated use of nitrogen and phosphorous is at the centre of a complex web of development benefits and environmental problems. They are key to crop production and half of the world’s food security is dependent on nitrogen and phosphorous fertilizer use. But excess nutrients from fertilizers, fossil fuel burning, and wastewater from humans, livestock, aquaculture and industry lead to air, water, soil and marine pollution, with loss of biodiversity and fish, destruction of ozone and additional global warming potentialThe problems will intensify as the demand for food and bio-fuels incre...[more]

Partners
UNEP, GEF
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership on Waste Management (GPWM)

The GPWM is an open-ended partnership for international organizations, Governments, businesses, academia, local authorities and NGOs. It was launched in November 2010 to enhance international cooperation among stakeholders, identify and fill information gaps, share information and strengthen awareness, political will, and capacity to promote resource conservation and resource efficiency.The objectives of the GPWM are:Objectives and Expected OutcomesTo enhance international cooperation, outreach, advocacy, knowledge management and sharing, and identifying and filling information gaps in waste m...[more]

Partners
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) International Telecommunication Union (ITU) The Basel Convention Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (BCRC China)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Platform for Sustainable Cities (GPSC)

Coordinated by the World Bank and supported by multilateral development banks, UN organizations, think tanks and various city networks, the GPSC is a knowledge sharing program that will provide access to cutting-edge tools and promote an integrated approach to sustainable urban planning and financing. The GPSC will work with a core group of 23 cities, but will reach many more by sharing of data, experiences, ideas, and solutions to urban challenges, and by linking the knowledge to finance that will influence investment flows toward building cities’ long-term urban sustainability.

Partners
The World Bank in partnership with the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Development Bank of South Africa, the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations Environment Programme, the United Nations Development Programme, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activity (GPA)

The GPA is designed to be a source of conceptual and practical guidance to be drawn upon by national and/or regional authorities for devising and implementing sustained action to prevent, reduce, control and/or eliminate marine degradation from land-based activities. The GPA aims at preventing the degradation of the marine environment from land-based activities by facilitating the duty of States to preserve and protect the marine environment.

Partners
UNEP
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Technology Transfer and Knowledge Management Partnership

This partnership addresses the critical development issue of access to technology and knowledge by facilitating information exchange, finance and investment in sustainable products and services in the energy, agriculture, textile, waste, water and forestry sectors. The partnership builds on the existing efforts and capacities of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)s programs for transfer of environmentally sound technology, and on the knowledge management networks of the UNEP-GEF Technology Transfer Networks (SANet). SANet is a Technology Transfer knowledge management support system...[more]

Partners
Major Groups: International Fed of Consulting Engineers - FIDIC () World Fed. of Engineering Organizations - WFEO () UN System: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) (France) UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) () Other intergovernmental organizations: Global Environment Facility (GEF) - (SANet) () International Energy Agency ()
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Thermostat, LLC

Implement a resolution to global warming and north/south wealth gap through the Green Power Fund.

Partners
- Air Force Office of Scientific Research - UNEP - UNIDO - The Global Compact - SS News - GFDD - AOSIS - East Carolina University - Universite Mediterranee - Special Unit for South South Corporation - The Graduate Institute, Geneva
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES)

GUPES, the Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability, is UNEP’s flagship program on environmental education as a contribution to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, 2005-14. Launched in June 2012, in the lead up to Rio+20 and as part of the joint UN Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI), the goal of GUPES is to increase mainstreaming of environment and sustainability practices and curricula into universities by supporting innovative approaches to education. In this context, SIDS Universities, including the SIDS Universities Consortium, ...[more]

Partners
UNEP
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Wastewater Initiative (GW2I)

The GW2I is a multi-stakeholder platform which is comprised of UN agencies, international organizations, governments, scientists, private sectors, industries and Major groups and stakeholders to provide the foundations (including information, tools and policy mechanisms) for partnerships to initiate comprehensive, effective and sustained programmes addressing wastewater management.

Partners
AfDB, ADB, DHI-UNEP, FAO, GEF, IAEA, Jacobs U.K. Limited, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, UEMOA, CBD, UNDESA, Prana Sustainable Water Switzerland, UNDP, UNICEF, UNU-INWEH, USEPA, WECF, WHO, Ramsar, IMWI, CUTEC-Institute GmbH, Ecoturismo Y Nuevas Tecnologias, UNIDO, Inter-American Development Bank, UN-Habitat, Fisheries Division Laboratory Antigua, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainab...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Wastewater Initiative (under GPA)

A multiple stakeholder platform comprised of UN agencies, international organizations, governments (Health, Agriculture, Environment and Economic development), scientists, private sectors and Major groups and stakeholders to provide the foundations (including information, tools and policy mechanisms) for partnerships to initiate comprehensive, effective and sustained programmes addressing wastewater management.

Partners
UNEP, UNIDO
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP)

The GGKP is a global partnership of international organisations, research institutes, think tanks, and experts focused on promoting a green economy transition by:1. Identifying major knowledge gaps in green growth theory and practice and addressing these gaps by promoting collaboration and coordinated research; and 2. Using world-class knowledge management and communication tools to provide practitioners, policymakers, and other experts with opportunities to access, share and utilise green growth policy analysis, guidance, lessons learned and data.

Partners
Founding Partners • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) • World Bank • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) • Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) A full list of Knowledge Partners can be accessed at: http://www.greengrowthknowledge.org/partners
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
H20 Partnership Conference global programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land Based Activities (GPA)

The H20 Partnership aims to further the environmental, economic and social importance of oceans, coasts, and islands, and to facilitate the realization of the Montreal commitment by governments to mitigate water pollution and resource degradation from the hilltops to the oceans. The overall objectives of the H20 Partnership include: * To facilitate Governments and the international community recognition of the linkages between the freshwater and marine environments and to foster closer collaboration and partnerships between river basin authorities and coastal managers since action must be t...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government of Australia - Department of Environment and Heritage Government Parties- Regional Seas Conventions & Action Plans Government Partners- Sub Saharan Africa Process Major Groups: DHI-UCC Water (Denmark) Stakeholder Forum for Our Common Future (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) Ctr for Study of Marine Policy, Univ. of Delaware (United States of Ame...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Harmonizing Global Biodiversity Modelling (HarmBio)

The main objective of the HarmBio partnership is the harmonization of current models and datasets of terrestrial, freshwater and marine biodiversity to improve the reliability of future projections of biodiversity change under various policy options enabling environmental decision making, potentially as input to IPBES and similar assessment processes.

Partners
UNEP,WCMC Universit Paris-Sud Laboratoire ESE Sofia University State University for Library Science and Information Technologies University of Copenhagen, Denmark Univ. J. Fourier, France Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre, Senckenberg Gesellschaft fur Naturforschung, Germany University of Macedonia Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Trinity College Dublin The Israel Nature & Parks Authori...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Heritage strengthening in the Pacific

Strengthening of human resources through strategic and innovative capacity building initiatives within and outside of the Pacific region in order to create a pool of experts, as well as well informed and engaged decision makers to improve capacities for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, particularly the Pacific World Heritage Action Plan.

Partners
Pacific Heritage Hub, University of the South Pacific, SPREP, SPC, UNESCO, IUCN, ICOMOS, UNESCO WHITRAP (China), UNESCO CRIHAP (China), UNESCO ICHCAP (Korea), UNESCO SID's World Heritage Programe. UNESCO ICRI (Japan) IUCN CEESP Theme on Culture and Conservation, UNEP.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD)

The IAU portal on HESD is an interactive web-based platform which showcases a growing number of HEIs and research bodies and their actions and initiatives for sustainable development. It lists news, events and resources on Sustainable Development in relation to Higher Education and Research. It provides tools for decision-makers, academia, staff and students as well as for other HE stakeholders. The aim is for it to become a global reference portal, increasing, connecting and showcasing actions and institutions, giving them global visibility and, ultimately, creating a global network of actor...[more]

Partners
UNESCO, Copernicus Alliance, the Ubuntu Committee of peers, UNEP, GUPES, HESI Members, PRME, among others.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Implementation of the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS) principles and practices in the ENP South region - ENI SEIS II South Support Mechanism

The specific objective of the action is to improve the availability and access to relevant environmental information to the benefit of effective and knowledge-based policy making in the ENP South region. Projects specific activities executed by UN Environment/MAP aim at supporting regional reporting through established and regular national data flows based on common requirements, ensuring coherence and harmonization as well as policy relevance and uptake of the reported information in support of better environmental governance. They are structured around six work packages (in country suppo...[more]

Partners
Components of UN Environment / Mediterranean Action Plan (CU-MED POL, Plan Bleu, INFO/RAC), in close collaboration with the European Environment Agency (EEA)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Implementation of the UN Environment/MAP Regional Plan on Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean

The objective of the Marine Litter MED project is to support UN Environment/MAP Barcelona Convention and its Southern Mediterranean Contracting Parties to implement key common measures provided for in the Regional Plan on Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean, and the updated National Action Plans to achieve Good Environmental Status (GES). The main focus of the project will be on: a. Enhancing the implementation of selected ML policy/regulatory prevention and reduction common measures at sub-regional/national levels and sharing of related best practices as identified in the update...[more]

Partners
Components of UN Environment/MAP (CU-MED POL, SPA/RAC, PAP/RAC, INFO/RAC)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Agenda 2030 in Cameroon

Increase the capacities of 7000 people who would in-turn impact the lives of 20 million people resident in Cameroon by raising their awareness on UN Agenda 2030 Goals, provide employment and r, establish partnerships, build communities from bottom up, engage inclusive participation of women and men in development agenda, enhance democratic and human rights reforms, participate in Climate Change mitigation and to achieve the 17 UN Agenda 2030 Goals and Targets by 2030. The initiative shall liaise with development partners at home and abroad and engage in national policy issues to benefit every ...[more]

Partners
Kumba City Council, FEEDAR & HR Cooperative and Micro Credit Unit, Hard Working Farmers Common Initiative Group, Meme Chiefs Conference
Sustainable Development Goals
Improving Global Water Quality

A mechanism to enable governments to establish policy and legal frameworks for addressing deteriorating water quality will be initiated.

Partners
UNWater, Global Water System Project
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Integrated Water and Wastewater Resource Management in Atlantic and Indian Ocean SIDS

Cabo Verde, Comoros, Maldives, Mauritius, São Tomé & Príncipe and Seychelles may seem like they have little in common, but as small islands, they face very similar challenges. The countries − located in the Atlantic and Indian oceans − all share problems relating to the scarcity and contamination of freshwater supplies; lack of solid waste management facilities, over-exploitation and poor management of groundwater resources; increasing pressure on agricultural production; and disappearing biodiversity. Therefore, the Global Environment Facility has funded a full-sized project to...[more]

Partners
UNEP; UNDP; UNOPS; GEF; Governments of Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles, Comoros, Sao Tome and Principe and Cabo Verde
Sustainable Development Goals
International Partnership for Sustainable Resource Management

The Partnership's objective is to provide coherent and authoritative scientific assessments on the environmental impacts of resource use over the full life cycle. This will contribute to a better understanding of how to decouple economic growth from resource use and resource use from environmental degradation, and in particular of ways to increase resource-efficient economic growth, of ways to reduce the identified impacts, and of ways to stimulate sustainable innovation.

Partners
Governments: Government of Canada - Natural Resources Canada Government of China - SEPA Government of Egypt - Environmental Affairs Government of European Community - DG Environment Government of Finland - Ministry of Environment Government of Germany - BMU Government of Hungary - Ministry of Environment and Water Government of Italy - Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea Government...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
IWECO - Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management in Caribbean Small Island Developing States

The Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (GEF-IWEco Project) is a five-year multi-focal area regional project that will be financed from (i) country GEF STAR allocations under Land Degradation and Biodiversity portfolios for national interventions and supported by (ii) funding from the GEF International Waters and Sustainable Forest Management portfolios for regional-level actions. A total of ten Caribbean countries will be participating in the project.

Partners
Antigua & Barbuda; Cuba; Barbados; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Jamaica; Saint Kitts & Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; Trinidad & Tobago with the support of GEF, UNEP , UNDP, CARPHA, CAR/RCU
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Joint conservation and sustainable use of marine and coastal resources in the proposed transboundary conservation area between Kenya and Tanzania

The coastal and marine area from the northern boundary of the Diani-Chale Marine National Reserve in Kenya to the southern boundary of Mkinga District in Tanzania shares common oceanographic conditions and weather patterns. Despite the political boundaries that have been put in place between the two countries, the area consists of a contiguous ecosystem with significant marine and coastal biodiversity which contributes to the socio-economics of coastal communities, particularly in tourism and fisheries. The proposed Transboundary Conservation Area (TBCA) between the Republic of Kenya and th...[more]

Partners
Kenya Wildlife Service (Government) State Department of Fisheries, Kenya (Government) Kenya Forest Service (Government) Tanzania Marine Parks and Reserves Unit (Government) Fisheries Development Division, Tanzania (Government) Tanzania Forest Service (Government) Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) (Intergovernmental Organization) Nairobi Convention (UN entity) Western Indian Ocean Marine Scienc...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Marrakech Process Task Force on Cooperation with Africa

- Strengthening existing organisational structures and establishing new ones when it is necessary to promote sustainable consumption and production in all African countries (e.g. supporting the development of national action plans on SCP); - Developing and supporting projects for implementing sustainable consumption and production methods: Initiating the development of an eco-labellinbg mechanism for African products; supporting the development of networks and knowledge based information tools in selected fields of action (e.g. waste management and recycling, biofuels, drinking water); - Sup...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government of Germany - Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Government of Belgium - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Government of Germany - Federal Environmental Agency Major Groups: UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) (Germany) African Roun...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Mediterranean implementation of the Ecosystem Approach, in coherence with the EU MSFD

With the ultimate objective of achieving the Good Environmental Status (GES) of the Mediterranean Sea, the project aims to support the Southern Mediterranean Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention to implement the Ecosystem Approach Roadmap agreed in Decision IG. 21/3, with a particular focus on the establishment of integrated monitoring programmes in line with the Decision IG.22/7 on Integrated Monitoring and Assessment Programme (IMAP). The implementation of this Decision will enable for the first time an integrated quantitative monitoring and assessment of the status of the Med...[more]

Partners
Components of UN Environment/MAP (CU-MED POL, SPA/RAC, PAP/RAC, INFO/RAC)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Mediterranean Sea Programme (MedProgramme): Enhancing Environmental Security

The MedProgramme aims to accelerate the implementation of agreed upon priority actions to reduce the major transboundary environmental stresses affecting the Mediterranean Sea and its coastal areas while strengthening climate resilience and water security, and improving the health and livelihoods of coastal populations. The activities supported by the MedProgramme will be developed within a coordinated framework of effective transboundary cooperation, Mediterranean wide harmonized standards, indicators and monitoring procedures, information flow and exchanges of experience, and with the su...[more]

Partners
UN Environment/MAP leading executing agency; EIB, EBRD, UNESCO IHP, GWP Med, WWF MedPO, and IUCN executing partners
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Memorandum of Understanding between the United Nations Environment Programme/ Mediterranean Action Plan Secretariat to the Barcelona Convention and FAO General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on 2012 between the GFCM and UN Environment/MAP is the first agreement that formalizes cooperation between a UN Environment Regional Sea Convention and an FAO Regional Fisheries Management Organization. This MoU stemmed from years of bilateral consultations on common areas of work and responded to the request by Contracting Parties of both organizations for enhanced coordination. The MoU between UN Environment/MAP-Barcelona Convention and GFCM addresses the following five areas of cooperation: 1) Promotion of ecosystem-based approaches for th...[more]

Partners
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Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
One Planet Network

The One Planet network has formed to implement the commitment of the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP). It is a multi-stakeholder partnership for sustainable development, generating collective impact through its six programmes: Public Procurement, Buildings and Construction, Tourism, Food Systems, Consumer Information, and Lifestyles and Education.

Partners
UN Environment, Over 700 organisations from private and public sector
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Partnership for Action on Safe Water and Sanitation

The partnership would provide an important platform and forum for exchange and experiences in the region on addressing the significant lack of progress towards the water and sanitation targets of the MDGs, as well as looking forward to the post-2015 SDG framework. Most importantly, the partnership would enable improved advocacy across various platforms for SIDS-specific issues and solutions

Partners
Proposed Partners: Governments: Pacific island countries and territories Intergovernmental Organisations: e.g. CROP Associations: e.g. Pacific Water and Wastes Association (PWWA) etc. Development Partners: e.g. NZAID, European Union (EU), Global Environment Facility (GEF) Australian Aid, Asian Development Bank (ADB), World Bank etc. Regional and Global Partners: e.g. UNICEF, ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
PacSIDS Ridge to Reef Programme Partnership

The goal of the Pacific Islands National Priorities Multi-Focal Area ‘Ridge-to-Reef’ (R2R) program is to maintain and enhance Pacific Island countries’ ecosystem goods and services (provisioning, regulating, supporting and cultural) through integrated approaches to land, water, forest, biodiversity and coastal resource management that contribute to poverty reduction, sustainable livelihoods and climate resilience. This goal will be achieved through a series of national multi-focal area R2R demonstration projects which will support and address national priorities and development needs whi...[more]

Partners
Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Samoa with the GEF, UNDP, FAO, UNEP and SPC.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)

Building on the existing initiatives and expertise of the four agencies, PAGE is expected to be greater than the sum of its parts – offering countries a full range of integrated services and tools that will facilitate their national green economy plans. This collective effort will mobilize social awareness and special training, and foster policy development and implementation, as well as knowledge sharing and policy dialogues.Recognizing that each country must develop its own unique pathway, based on its national priorities and resources, to sustainable development, PAGE seeks to: Enable cou...[more]

Partners
UNEP
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles

The partners will work to: - Help developing countries to develop action plans to complete the elimination of leaded gasoline by end 2008 - Start to phase down sulfur in diesel and gasoline fuels, long-term objective to be 50 ppm and below -Concurrent with the aboveadopting cleaner vehicle requirements; - Support the development and adoption of cleaner fuel standards and clean vehicle requirements by providing a platform for exchange of experiences and successful practices in developed and developing countries as well as technical assistance; - Develop public outreach materials, education...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government of Australia - Environment Australia Government of Canada - Canadian International Development Agency Government of Canada - Environment Canada Government of Chile - Chile National Commission on the Environment (CONAMA) Government of China - China State Economic and Trade Commission Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo - Ministère de l'Environnement, Conser...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Partnership for Implementing SDG14 in the Western Indian Ocean

The Regional State of the Coast Report for the Western Indian Ocean region provides a comprehensive synthesis and insights into the enormous economic potential of the region and the consequential demand for marine ecosystem goods and services to match the increasing human population, the pace and scale of environmental changes taking place in the region and the opportunities to avoid serious degradation in one of the worlds unique and highly biodiverse oceans. Under the Nairobi Convention, governments, civil society, scientific community and the private sector are working together for a pro...[more]

Partners
Contracting Parties of the Nairobi Convention - Comoros, France, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and South Africa (Governments) UN Environment (Intergovernmental Organization) Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) (Intergovernmental Organization) Sweden (donor) France (donor) South West Indian Ocean Fisheries Commission (intergovernmental Organization) Weste...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Partnership Initiative on the Establishment of the statistical infrastructure for the systematic collection of environmental data in SIDS for driving evidence-based policy Formulation, development and assessment.

Partnership Initiative on the Establishment of the statistical infrastructure for the systematic collection of environmental data in SIDS for driving evidence-based policy Formulation, development and assessment. First Consultation with Caribbean SIDS held in November 2014. Concept Note prepared and circulated to Caribbean SIDS for further input. Area: Data and information

Partners
UNEP
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport

The Partnership has as its overarching goal to mobilize global support to reduce the growth of GHG emissions generated by land transport in developing countries by promoting more sustainable, low carbon transport. Transport in developing countries is the one of the largest, and fastest growing, source of GHG emissions. Transport related CO2 emissions are expected to increase 57% worldwide in the period 2005 ? 2030, and it is estimated that transport (passenger and freight) in developing countries will contribute about 80 percent of this increase. At the same time transport is largely missi...[more]

Partners
Major Groups: International Association for Public Transport (UITP) (Belgium) Transport and Environment (T+E) (Belgium) Believe Sustainability (Brazil) China Urban Transport Research Centre (CUSTReC) (China) International Union of Railways (UIC) (France) VEOLIA Transport (France) World Streets (France) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH/ German Technical Coop...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Ph.D. & Master of Sciences on the Sustainable Development Goals

Following the vision of Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences (Sana’a University), as well as, of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Ph.D. & Master of Science in Sustainable Development Goals (PMSDG) proposes a new holistic and integrated approach to sustainable development for people, planet and prosperity. The PMSDG addresses the set of world-scale interrelated environmental and social challenges towards making Earth a safer, healthier and wealthier place for future generations & us.

Partners
World Bank Group Connect, Climate, Golden Network for Sustainability, UNESCO, UNEP, UNESCO, GIZ, JICA, Planetearth Forum, Yemen’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yemen’s Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research.
Sustainable Development Goals
Poverty Environment Initiative (PEI) 2013-2017

National institutions and other stakeholders implement pro-poor and environmentally sound development and sector strategies, plans and policies that contribute to sustainable development achievements. National information will be available and report development outcomes resulting from implementation of pro-poor and environmentally sounds policies and plans. National institutions will have strengthened capacity to elaborate, implement and monitor improved policies and plans that mainstream poverty and environment linkages. Under the UN Delivering as One process, UNDP and UNEP will effective...[more]

Partners
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Poverty-Environment Partnership (PEP)

The Poverty-Environment Partnership (PEP) is an informal network of bilateral and multilateral development agencies, UN organisations and international NGOs. The PEP seeks to integrate poverty reduction, environmental sustainability and climate resilience in global, national and local development agendas. With agreement to the SDGs , the PEP is launching a ‘getting to zero’ call to action—a unifying vision for the SDGs of reaching zero extreme poverty, zero net greenhouse gas emissions, and zero net loss of natural assets. This will be the cornerstone of PEP’s future strategy and comm...[more]

Partners
Members of the PEP Reference Group, which oversees PEP planning and activities, are: Asian Development Bank Austrian Development Agency Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Development Alternatives Durban City Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation Programme (ESPA) Finland Ministry for Foreign Affairs Government of Bhutan International Centre for Climate Chan...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting enhanced access and use of global marine biodiversity information

Ocean biodiversity information underpins the sustainable use and conservation of marine resources. Yet reliable and freely accessible ocean biodiversity information can be difficult to find, access and use. The UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre commits to initiating a step-change in global access to and use of marine biodiversity spatial data and information. This will be achieved by developing new and upgrading existing digital products that serve globally, regionally and nationally relevant ocean biodiversity information.

Partners
UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Proteus Partnership.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
REDD as a Catalyst for a Green Economy (done in the context of the UN-REDD Programme)

The UN-REDD Programme is assisting the developing countries listed above to develop national REDD+ strategies through the implementation of national REDD+ Readiness Programmes. In addition to providing support to building capacities in countries, UNEP is the lead on two substantive work areas: (1) Realising the multiple benefits of forests and (2) REDD+ as a catalyst for Green Economy transformation. UNEP's two work areas are based on the premise that REDD+ holds the promise of multiple benefits for climate, development and conservation in the forest sector at national and global levels.

Partners
FAO, UNDP, Partner Country Governments
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Regional Partnership for Implementing SDG14 in the Western Indian Ocean

The Regional State of the Coast Report for the Western Indian Ocean region provides a comprehensive synthesis and insights into the enormous economic potential of the region and the consequential demand for marine ecosystem goods and services to match the increasing human population, the pace and scale of environmental changes taking place in the region and the opportunities to avoid serious degradation in one of the worlds unique and highly biodiverse oceans. Under the Nairobi Convention, governments, civil society, scientific community and the private sector are working together for a pro...[more]

Partners
Contracting Parties of the Nairobi Convention - Comoros, France, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania and South Africa (Governments) UN Environment (Intergovernmental Organization) Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) (Intergovernmental Organization) Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) (Scientific community) Birdlife International (non-governm...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Regional Seas Programme

The Regional Seas Programme, launched in 1974 in the wake of the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held in Stockholm, is one of UNEP’s most significant achievements in the past 35 years.The Regional Seas Programme aims to address the accelerating degradation of the world’s oceans and coastal areas through the sustainable management and use of the marine and coastal environment, by engaging neighbouring countries in comprehensive and specific actions to protect their shared marine environment. It has accomplished this by stimulating the creation of Regional Seas progra...[more]

Partners
UN-Ocean agencies, participating Governments, IUCN, regional organisations such as Western Indian Ocean Marine Scientist Association, etc.) UNEP function as coordinator of all regional seas programmes including those involving SIDS UNEP administers all the regional seas programmes involving SIDS, except SPREP and the one for South Asian Seas (hosted by SACEP)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Regional Seas Programme for ocean-related SDGs

Objectives: UN Environment established the Regional Seas Programme in 1974 to address the accelerating marine pollution through the cooperation of neighbouring countries sharing common bodies of water. Currently, 18 regions participate in the Programme, of which 14 Regional Seas programmes are underpinned by legally binding conventions. The 18 regions are: Antarctic, Arctic, Baltic, Black Sea, Caspian, Eastern Africa, East Asian Seas, Mediterranean, North-East Atlantic, North-East Pacific, Northwest Pacific, Pacific, Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, ROPME Sea Area, South Asian Seas, South-East ...[more]

Partners
Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMRL) (intergovernmental organization) Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) (intergovernmental organization) Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) (intergovernmental organization) The Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution (Black Sea Commission) (intergovernmental organization) Tehran Con...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
Strengthening regional cooperation for the protection of the marine and coastal environment in the Northwest Pacific

The Action Plan for the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Northwest Pacific Region (NOWPAP) is the regional intergovernmental mechanism established in 1994 by the governments of Japan, Peoples Republic of China, Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation. Having the overarching goal of supporting "the wise use, development and management of the coastal and marine environment so as to obtain the utmost long-term benefits for the human populations of the region, while protecting human health, ecological integrity and the regions sustainability ...[more]

Partners
Relevant ministries, agencies and institutions of NOWPAP member states: Japan, Peoples Republic of China, Republic of Korea and the Russian Federation, Special Monitoring and Coastal Environment Assessment Regional Activity Centre (CEARAC, non-governmental organization); Data and Information Network Regional Activity Centre (DINRAC, government); Marine Environmental Emergency Preparedness and Resp...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
Sub-Global Assessment Network

The Sub-Global Assessment (SGA) Network seeks to create a common platform for practitioners (individuals and organizations) involved in ecosystem assessment at the sub-global levels (regional, sub-regional, national and sub-national) with the intention of: 1. Building capacity to undertake and use assessments and 2. Supporting relevant global processes such as the intergovernmental science-policy platform on biodiversity and ecosystem services (IPBES) and multilateral environmental agreement (MEA) frameworks/conventions through achievement of the objective listed above.

Partners
United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) UK The Cropper Foundation, Trinidad Financial support provided from the European Commission (EC), the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
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Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainability Literacy Test (SULITEST) of the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)

The sustainability literacy test (SULITEST) is an online multiple choice question assessment. It assesses, in 30 minutes, the minimum level of knowledge in economic, social and environmental responsibility, applicable all over the world, in any kind of higher education institution (HEI), in any country, for students from any kind of tertiary-level course (bachelors, masters, MBAs, PhD).

Partners
* Senior Advisors: UNESCO, UNDP, UNEP, UN DESA, UN PRME, ULSF, CEEMAN, MEDIES, GRLI, ARIUSA, AMFORHT, HEASC, WFCP, GUPES, IDDRI, IAU, Copernicus alliance * Regional-National Expert Committee: RAUSA, ACTS, PRME Chapter Brazil, CGUN, Red Campus Sustentable, RCFA, REDIES, RAUDO, PRME national Chapter for Middle East and North Africa, CGE, CPU, REFEDD, CIRSES, HKSCC, APSCC, CAS-Net JAPAN, CRUI,INAE...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Consumption and Production for SIDS Initiative (within the 10YFP)

i. Facilitate the preparation and implementation of national SCP Plans and sub-regional coordination planning frameworks for SIDS, including the promotion of lifecycle based and integrated planning methods (e.g. Coastal Tourism Development on the basis of ICZM and Carrying Capacity) into national and sectoral development planning.ii. Seek international financial assistance to promote sustainable consumption and production patterns in SIDS, including, inter alia, in the development of sustainable products and services, sustainable food systems, waste management, marine litter, sustainable publi...[more]

Partners
UNEP, 10YFP, South Pacific Tourism Organisation, Mauritius, Samoa, Barbados, Jamaica, Seychelles, Comoros
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Sustainable Development Goals
The Clean Seas global campaign on marine litter

The campaign aims to secure commitments from Governments, as well as private sector enterprises and members of the general public. For private businesses this can for instance mean phasing out microbeads in personal care and cosmetics products, improving plastic management and committing to re-design, re-use, recycle, and recover plastic. For the general public, this can mean taking simple actions in their everyday life that reduce their plastic footprints, for Governments this can mean pledges to banning microbeads in cosmetics like the US has done, or banning plastic plates and cutlery l...[more]

Partners
The campaign will be working with a lot of partners, however, these are TBD
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Sustainable Development Goals
The En.lighten Initiative

The UNEP-GEF en.lighten initiative was established to accelerate a global market transformation to efficient lighting technologies. It assists countries to develop policies, strategies and actions for the phase out of inefficient lighting products. Based on the support UNEP is providing to countries in the Pacific region to help them develop energy efficient lighting strategies, UNEP could extend this to the rest of SIDS to ensure that other SIDS countries benefit from the en.lighten initiative.SIDS dimensions of the en.lighten initiative: en.lighten is an excellent example of a successful glo...[more]

Partners
UNEP GEF Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Australia SIDS Countries: Belize, Cabo Verde, Dominican Republic, Guinee Bisau, Haiti, Maldives, Saint Lucia, as well as countries within SPC: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Islands, Samo...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
The Global Network for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECPnet)

The Global Network for Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECPnet), supported by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), brings together leading providers of RECP services on the global and regional level to catalyze the effective and widespread application of RECP in developing andtransition economies.RECPnet facilitates South-South collaboration, including the transfer of RECP-relevant knowledge, experiences and technologies. It’s over 70 members also help raise awareness; make the business and technical ca...[more]

Partners
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 74 members of RECPnet (see http://www.recpnet.org/members/)
Sustainable Development Goals
The SEED Initiative: Supporting Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Development

The SEED Initiative inspires, supports and researches exceptional, entrepreneurial, nascent, multi-stakeholder partnerships for locally-led sustainable development . The initiative focuses on 'business as unusual' - innovative action delivering real solutions through project cooperation among small and large businesses, local and international NGOs, women's groups, labour organisations, public authorities and UN agencies, and others working in the field of sustainable development. The SEED Initiative aims to: support outstanding and innovative start-up entrepreneurs working in partnership in ...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government of Germany - Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation & Nuclear Safety Government of India - Ministry of Environment and Forests Government of Netherlands - Ministry for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality Government of Norway - Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of South Africa - Department of Science & Technology Government of Spain - Min...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
Towards an ecologically representative and efficiently managed network of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas

The project aims to put in place a connected, ecologically representative, effectively managed and monitored network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Mediterranean which ensures the long term conservation of key elements of the marine biodiversity and gives significant support to the sustainable development of this region. The project builds on an innovation approach seeking to: 1) strengthening MPA Regional Coordination and Networking to ensure long-term networking and capacity building of MPAs in the Mediterranean and set up an ad hoc Group of Experts focused on Mediterranean MPA i...[more]

Partners
UN Environment/MAP Specially Protected Areas Regional Activity Center, WWF MedPO and MedPAN
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Sustainable Development Goals
Trash Free Waters - International

Trash Free Waters Initiative is a partnership involving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Peace Corps, United Nations Environment Programme Caribbean Environment Programme (UNEP-CEP) to reduce and prevent land-based trash from entering our watersheds, coastal waters, and the marine environment. The Trash Free Waters Initiative is driven by the central tenet to catalyze local communities and governments in the Caribbean region to work together to develop marine litter policies and projects that reduce the amount of trash entering the Caribbean Sea. Partners are working with En...[more]

Partners
Secretariat to the Cartagena Convention - UN Environment Caribbean Environment Programme (UN entity), UN Environment Global Programme of Action (UN entity); UN Environment, Regional Office for Latin America (UN entity), US EPA (Government), Peace Corps (Government), Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (NGO), Caribbean Regional Node for Marine Litter Management (Partnership), Governments of Cost...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
Tropical Eco-Schools and Tanam 100000 Bibit!

The Eco-Schools and Tanam 100000 Bibit! are one of the IGAF Eco-projects which proposed to tackle climate change and to advance environmental awareness of children, youths and local communities. The project comprises two pivotal agenda, Eco-Schools and Tanaman 10000 Bibit!, which will be held at Jepara and Bogor Regency, Indonesia. Environmental educations notably about climate change will be given to children early whereas the action will be in form of planting 100000 tropical tree seedlings. Targeted participants of the project are about more than 500 participants with monthly project execut...[more]

Partners
* Youth and United Nations Global Alliance (YUNGA) * Food and Agriculture of the United Nations (FAO) * UNEP TUNZA Southeast Asia Youth Environment Network (SEAYEN) * Sandwatch Foundation * United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) * SEAMEO BIOTROP * GEF/UNDP Small Grants Programme * World Youth Foundation * Young Professional for Agriculture Development * Eubios E...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
UN-REDD Programme

The United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries was launched in 2008 and builds on the convening role and technical expertise of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The UN-REDD Programme supports nationally led REDD+ processes and promotes the informed and meaningful involvement of all stakeholders, including indigenous peoples and other forest-dependent communities, in national ...[more]

Partners
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Sustainable Development Goals
UNEP Live

UNEP Live (www.unep.org/uneplive) is a common knowledge infrastructure, built on advances in technology, to connect individual efforts with collective intelligence and understanding (within and outside the United Nations) to share authoritative environment and other data and knowledge. UNEP Live services include:-Support to integrated environmental assessment processes by making accessible global, regional and national data and knowledge flows (http://uneplive.unep.org/region/index/59#). These are available as real-time maps (eg sea level rise); indicators that can be compared and charted, sci...[more]

Partners
UNEP, Global, regional and national data providers
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Sustainable Development Goals
UNEP Montreal Protocol OzonAction Programme

Under the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer, countries worldwide are taking specific, time-targeted actions to reduce and eliminate the production and consumption of man-made chemicals that destroy the stratospheric ozone layer, Earth’s protective shield. The objective of the Montreal Protocol is to phase out ozone depleting substances (ODS), which include CFCs, halons, methyl bromide, carbon tetrachloride, methyl chloroform, and HCFCs. One hundred ninety-six governments have joined this multilateral environmental agreement and are taking action. The UNEP DTIE Ozon...[more]

Partners
Partners: Governments: UNEP-Montreal Protocol Compliance Programme works and supports all SIDS in sustaining Montreal Protocol Compliance. Australia | Multilateral Fund | Canada | Multilateral Fund | Czech Republic | Green Customs | | Multilateral Fund | European Commission | Mobile air conditioning | | Multilateral Fund | Finland | Green Customs | | Mobile air conditioning | ...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
Western Indian Ocean Coastal Challenge (WIOCC)

The WIOCC is a country led partnership that promotes actions for climate resilient development that achieves effective conservation of biodiversity, enhanced livelihood and economies for greater social security among coastal communities. The WIOCC mobilises the political, financial and technical commitment at national and regional levels by inspiring leadership and facilitating collaboration towards a shared, long-term vision.

Partners
Comoros, France-Réunion, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, Tanzania and Zanzibar; European Union; Indian Ocean Commission (IOC); UNEP Nairobi Convention Secretariat; Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity; Global Island Partnership (GLISPA); Western Indian Ocean Consortium (WIO-C) including the WCS, IUCN, WWF, WIOMSA, CORDIO, IOC-Indian Ocean Commission, NEPAD a...[more]
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Sustainable Development Goals
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