Country Study Summaries



"A transition to a low carbon, resource efficient, job-generating,

inclusive Green Economy is happening already...."


UNEP Executive Director and UN Under-Secretary General Achim Steiner prior to the Rio+20 Conference on 14 June 2012


UNEP is engaging with 20+ countries to undertake a macroeconomic assessments of their national economies or specific economic sectors in an effort to help them transition to a green economy.  This includes fostering multistakeholder dialogue; identifying areas for capacity building and training; creating indicators for measurement frameworks; supporting Centres of Excellence; and, mainstreaming green economy into national development strategies.   


To view a summary of the green economy studies underway or recently completed, click on the countries below.


Armenia, Azerbaijan, BarbadosBrazilChinaGhana, IndonesiaJordanKenya, Mexico, Moldova, MontenegroMorocco, NamibiaNepalPeru, Philippines,

Republic of Korea, Russian FederationSerbia, South AfricaUkraine