Gender

  • Perspectives on REDD+
    Dec 1, 2010

    This short document explores difficult questions in three articles that look at the challenges around the application of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in stakeholder engagement for REDD+; the multiple ecosystem-based benefits of REDD+ beyond carbon; and Measuring, Reporting, Verification (MRV) and monitoring for REDD+.

  • May 1, 2010

    A description of the project 'Integrating climate change risks and opportunities into national development processes and United Nations country programming' (RIOCPNU) in Nicaragua. Nicaragua is vulnerable to climate change due to the increase in frequency and intensity of extreme climate events, including floods, landslides, drought, and tides; all of which place the country's development at risk.

  • Jul 14, 2010

    This paper outlines a climate finance framework to assist developing countries to move to low-emissions, climate-resilient growth paths. UNDP is proposing a country-driven, multi-stakeholder climate finance framework to assist developing countries to scale up efforts to address climate change in a way that strengthens and advances national development priorities.

  • Sep 16, 2010

    The report summarizes the challenges and opportunities experienced by countries in meeting their commitments under the Rio Conventions, as well as areas where more effort could yield better progress. It reveals the countries' top five capacity development needs to implement the international treaties related to biodiversity, climate change, desertification and drought.

  • Sep 14, 2010

    This brief discusses the nexus between climate change and the third Millennium Development Goal: to promote gender equality and empower women (MDG 3). It describes how initiatives financed by the Global Environment Facility have integrated gender perspectives into climate change adaptation and highlight examples from the current EEG/GEF portfolio.

  • Oct 1, 2009

    This brochure outlines how UNDP is helping governments to attract and drive private investment towards sustainable solutions by combining and sequencing various financial instruments to effect policy change. These environmental finance services of UNDP offer an innovative and robust approach to addressing climate change, and other environmental and sustainable development concerns.

  • Jan 1, 2010

    A description of the project: 'Integrating climate change risks and opportunities into national development processes and United Nations country programming’ in Colombia (English version). Colombia is a country that is especially vulnerable to climate change given that its population has settled in areas prone to flooding and in unstable lands of the high sierras.

  • Applying Climate Information to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
  • UNDP and the Hyogo Framework
    Mar 6, 2015

    This report outlines UNDP’s engagement in implementing the Hyogo Framework for Action and highlights the results that it has achieved in the years 2005–2014. Based on the report, ‘Protecting Development from Disasters: UNDP’s Support to the Hyogo Framework for Action2', it includes updated information in terms of countries in which the organization has worked and the range of its activities.

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