• Fast Facts: UNDP and Climate ChangeJan 31, 2008
    The 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.

  • Fast Facts: Human Rights Based Approach and Water GovernanceFast Facts: Human Rights Based Approach and Water GovernanceDec 13, 2010
    UNDP promotes a human rights based approach (HRBA) in its work to improve water resources management and access to water and sanitation. The document highlights the synergy between an HRBA and water governance. It provides examples of the Water Governance Programme’s work with the right to water and sanitation.

  • UNDP Briefing Note On AdaptationNov 1, 2007
    The document titled "Adaptation to Climate Change: Doing Development Differently" outlines UNDP's adaptation services and UNDP-GEF's adaptation portfolio that comprises 21 national, regional and global projects taking place in 45 countries.

  • Green Jobs for the Poor: A Public Employment ApproachMay 1, 2009
    This paper explores the potential for governments to create ‘green jobs’ in developing countries by funding public employment activities to preserve biodiversity, restore degraded land, combat erosion, and conserve water. The paper draws on the experiences of the Working for Water programme in South Africa and the National Rural Employment Guarantee in India.

  • Human Development Report 2006 - Beyond scarcity: Power, poverty and the global water crisisDec 1, 2006

OUR WORK - Environment & Energy

UNDP supports Arab countries in capacity development to ensure that environment and sustainable development are taken into account in drawing up and implementing national policies, strategies and programmes.

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