News | 27 Nov, 2023
This introductory report's target audience is professionals from governments, civil society, private sector, and other stakeholders who know multilateral processes and treaties but are not high seas “BBNJ (biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction) experts”. The report is more digestible than…
Grey literature | 2023
An Introduction to the Agreement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction
Actualité | 21 Nov, 2023
L'UNESCO et les Organisations consultatives du Comité du patrimoine mondial - l'ICCROM, l'ICOMOS et l'UICN - ont publié une nouvelle version de la boîte à outils pour évaluer l'efficacité des systèmes de gestion des biens du patrimoine mondial. La Trousse à outils : Amélioration de notre…
News | 21 Nov, 2023
UNESCO and the Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Committee – ICCROM, ICOMOS and IUCN – today released a newly revised toolkit for assessing the effectiveness of management systems of World Heritage properties. Enhancing Our Heritage Toolkit 2.0 offers a World Heritage-specific methodology…
Jointly published | 2023
The Enhancing Our Heritage Toolkit 2.0 offers a self-assessment methodology to evaluate management effectiveness in a World Heritage property or other heritage places.
Story | 20 Nov, 2023
The Plastic Waste Free Islands (PWFI) Project, a four-year global initiative, comes to an end leaving important contributions by promoting island circular economy and demonstrating effective, quantifiable solutions to address plastic waste leakage in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
Story | 16 Nov, 2023
Through the EU-GIZ and IUCN “Rethinking Plastic” partnership project, significant strides have been made in enhancing the circular economy model at the local level and improving municipal waste management practices and policies.
Policy brief | 2023
As part of the triple planetary crisis, pollution is one of the major drivers of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, and plastic pollution is detrimental to our terrestrial, freshwater and marine biodiversity and ecosystems, upon which livelihoods and economies depend.
Information brief | 2023
The "Zero Draft" text of the international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment is summarised here in English, French, and Portuguese.
Grey literature | 2023
This economic brief shows the estimated impact of marine plastic pollution on fisheries and tourism in Fiji. Marine plastic pollution can generate significant economic costs in the form of gross domestic product (GDP) reductions, estimated at up to US$7 billion (globally) for 2018 alone (WWF,…