The Open-Ended Working Group also discussed alternatives to ozone-depleting substances in various sectors, current and future demand for those alternatives, their economic costs and implications, as well as the environmental benefits of avoiding alternatives to ODSs with high-global warming potential.
The entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol will provide greater legal certainty and transparency for both providers and users of genetic resources, creating a framework that promotes the use of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge while strengthening the opportunities for fair and equitable sharing of benefits from their use.
Experts and policy-makers meet to share key findings from Ugandan and Indian national planning and food security study
With many MDG targets met and aid monies hitting record highs, other lagging targets need final push to seize on results and available solutions
Brazilian Government Joins UNEP in Projects Ranging from Supporting Sustainable Tourism to Fostering Organic Agriculture
Green Fins Initiative protects coral reefs and drives tourism
Voluntary Sustainability Standards Among Key Tools for New Market Opportunities
Disaster-Resilient Communities and Economies Integral to Sustainable Development