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.
Environmental Justice - Comparative Experiences in Legal Empowerment Jun 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
UNDP and Indigenous Peoples: A Policy of EngagementJun 1, 2001This policy note provides an overview of UNDP’s policy and engagement with indigenous peoples based on its mandate from the Charter of the United Nations. This note is the result of a series of consultations with numerous representatives of indigenous peoples’ organizations (IPOs) worldwide as well as with UNDP staff.
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.