• Fast Facts: UNDP and Climate ChangeJan 31, 2008The 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, 2010UNDP 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, 2007The 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.

  • Palestinian Climate Change Adaptation StrategyJun 9, 2011The occupied Palestinian territory, as part of the Eastern Mediterranean, is subject to many serious changes in annual rainfall, mean temperature, extreme weather events and sea level rise as stated in the fourth assessment report by IPCC.

  • Forest Carbon Accounting: Overview & PrinciplesAug 12, 2009This report reinforces UNDP's capacity building efforts by presenting the main principles, practices and challenges of carbon accounting in the forestry sector. It highlights the historic, current and future needs for forest carbon accounting; principles and good practice; the process of forest carbon accounting; and existing guidance and toolkits available for forestry carbon accounting.

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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