Reports and Publications of relevance to Country Teams

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UNDP and the Private Sector: 25 Years of Partnership on Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Energy

This report presents UNDP private sector partnerships that focus on helping developing countries deliver zero-carbon, risk-informed, sustainable development. The aims of these partnerships are aligned with international processes, including the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report summarises UNDP’s work collaborating with the private sector between 2000-2016, along three thematic areas: Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and Sustainable Energy.

Addressing Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries and Aquaculture in National Adaptation Plans – Supplementary guidelines

FAO Publication. The Addressing agriculture, forestry and fisheries in National Adaptation Plans - Supplementary guidelines (referred to hereafter as the NAP–Ag Guidelines) accompany the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Technical Guidelines prepared by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) of the UNFCCC, by providing specific guidance for the agricultural sectors.

Emissions Gap Report

The goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change, as agreed at the Conference of the Parties in 2015, is to keep global temperature rise this century to well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. It also calls for efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

The UN Environment Emissions Gap Report 2017 presents an assessment of current national mitigation efforts and the ambitions countries have presented in their Nationally Determined Contributions, which form the foundation of the Paris Agreement.

Greenhouse gas concentrations surge to new record

Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged at a record-breaking speed in 2016 to the highest level in 800 000 years, according to the World Meteorological Organization's Greenhouse Gas Bulletin. The abrupt changes in the atmosphere witnessed in the past 70 years are without precedent.

UNDP and the Private Sector: 25 Years of Partnership on Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Energy

This report presents UNDP private sector partnerships that focus on helping developing countries deliver zero-carbon, risk-informed, sustainable development. The aims of these partnerships are aligned with international processes, including the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement on climate change. The report summarises UNDP’s work collaborating with the private sector between 2000-2016, along three thematic areas: Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change and Sustainable Energy.

Social Vulnerability Assessment Tools for Climate Change and DRR Programming

In the past twenty years, disasters cost more than US$2 trillion, killed over 1.3 million and affected more than 4.4 billion people, including a disproportionately high number of women, children and other vulnerable groups. Climate-related hazards, such as cyclones, droughts and floods, are becoming increasingly frequent and severe as a result of changing climate. In this new context of volatility, communities and nations are facing increasing, multiple and interconnected risks that can reverse years - and sometimes decades - of development progress.

Report: UNDP at UNCCD COP13

The 13th meeting of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP13) was attended by around 4,000 representatives from 196 country parties, international organizations and nongovernmental organizations with the objective of approving the new Strategic Framework of the Convention for 2018-2030. UNDP’s participation in COP13 was a well-coordinated team effort that resulted in excellent visibility and positioned us as a valued partner for global sustainable land management work.

Pakistan Climate Change Financing Framework: A Road Map to Systemically Mainstream Climate Change into Public Economic and Financial Management

This document provides an overview of what a Climate Change Financing Framework in Pakistan will look like. It presents a road map of a wide range of reforms that will require sustained efforts and commitment for implementation alongside a short to medium-term plan of action. October 2017.
 

 

Asia-Pacific Disaster Report 2017

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Report

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