Global Partnership for Community Based AdaptationJun 1, 2010This brochure explains UNDP’s Global Partnership for Community Based Adaptation (GPCBA) in partnership with governments, civil society and philanthropic donors. The brochure also highlights several success stories, goals and aims of the initiative, and key sectors of adaptation.
UNDP’s Local Capacity StrategySep 20, 2010The Strategy presents a vision for how UNDP can approach, prioritize, and integrate its work to create the enabling conditions for effective local action and to greatly speed the scale-up of local-level best practices. It is designed to elucidate and strengthen how UNDP works with and supports community-based initiatives and national governments to scale up local-level successes.
CBD: Benefit Sharing Perspectives from Enterprising CommunitiesOct 15, 2009This report elaborates on how various communities in a range of ecosystems share the benefits derived from economic activities and how that affects their ability to meet their needs and ensure social and economic well-being. This report also focuses on inter- and intra-community equity in economic transactions by examining the management and use of biological resources.
Integrating Legal Empowerment of the Poor in UNDP’s WorkJul 15, 2010This guidance note conceptualizes an operational strategy to integrate Legal Empowerment of the Poor (LEP) within UNDP’s practice areas and programs and recommends possible means of implementation. It builds upon the strategic direction envisioned for the program from its outset, and lessons learnt from the regional consultations in the first phase.
Integrating Human Rights into Energy and Environment ProgrammingMay 15, 2005This reference paper explains the relevance of human rights to energy and environment programmes, introducing the main theoretical issues related to human rights and energy and environment. It also identifies the strategic entry points for integrating human rights into programming
Draft Guidelines on Stakeholder Engagement in REDD+ ReadinessNov 17, 2010This note presents guidance on the key elements of effective stakeholder engagement in the context of REDD+ readiness for the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and the UN-REDD Programme. It outlines principles for effective participation and consultation, operational guidelines, and practical “how-to” guidance on planning and implementing consultations.
COMPACT: Engaging local communities in stewardship of protected areasSep 13, 2011This publication highlights the work of Community Management of Protected Areas Conservation Programme (COMPACT) and demonstrates how community-based initiatives can significantly increase the effectiveness of biodiversity conservation in and around World Heritage Sites through several country cases.
Environmental Justice - Comparative Experiences in Legal EmpowermentJun 12, 2014This report outlines challenges and innovations arising around the world as communities and governments pursue an agenda of justice based on inclusive and sustainable use of natural resources and the environment. The paper highlights trends in strategies emerging across regions