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A Guide for Governments and Partners to Integrate Environment and Human Rights into the Governance of the Mining Sector

This joint Guide by UNDP and the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency seeks to support governments and other stakeholders to better manage the environmental and social aspects of mining.  


The answer is in nature

What do people and trees have in common? They’re complex life systems, engineered by nature. Both are highly dependent on water to survive, and each is ultimately reliant on the other for secure…  


Investing in Innovative Nature-Based Solutions

Keynote remarks at the Science for Nature and People Partnership “Investing in Innovative Nature-Based Solutions to Achieve SDSs”  


10 things we should all know about indigenous people

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a good time for all of us to consider why it’s important to protect indigenous peoples’…  


Africa: economic transformation hinges on unlocking potential of cities, says the African Economic Outlook 2016

How Africa urbanises will be critical to the continent’s future growth and development, according to the African Economic Outlook 2016.  


Environmental Justice - Comparative Experiences in Legal Empowerment

This report outlines challenges and innovations as communities and governments pursue an agenda of justice based on inclusive and sustainable use of natural resources and the environment.  


Brochure - Extractive Industries for Sustainable Development

UNDP has been supporting countries to tackle poverty, deepen democratic governance, prevent conflict and assist in post-conflict recovery by improving governance of the oil, gas and mineral sectors. …  

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