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Fast Facts - Environment & Energy

  • Jan 31, 2008Fast Facts: UNDP and Climate ChangeThe document contains key facts about climate change drawn from UNDP's 2007/2008 Human Development Report. The document also outlines UNDP's work in the area of climate change and provides examples.

  • Mar 15, 2005FACTSHEET: Water Governance: The Gender DimensionThe factsheet highlights community action and social mobilization around the provision of basic social services such as water can be an effective 'entry point' for promoting women's empowerment. Having a leadership role in community management of water supplies can increase women's social capital as well as their bargaining power within the household.

  • Jun 1, 2010Fast Facts: Adaptive Water GovernanceUNDP promotes equitable access to water resources and water and sanitation services as a fundamental requisite for human development. In a rapidly changing world, UNDP's Water Governance Programme catalyzes efforts towards the achievements of the MDGs. The document provides a brief overview of UNDP's Water Governance Programme.

  • The Right to Water - Factsheet No: 35Aug 1, 2010The Right to Water - Factsheet No: 35This United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) publication explains what the right to water is, illustrates what it means for specific individuals and groups, and then elaborates upon State obligations with respect to the right. It concludes with an overview of national, regional and international accountability and monitoring mechanisms.

  • Nov 25, 2011FACT SHEET No. 33: Ozone-Friendly Pure Ceylon Tea: Grown Free from Methyl Bromide