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Formerly entitled "Lessons Learned," this section of the site contains documents, reports and project case studies in GEF focal areas, developed by various GEF stakeholders. These documents enable projects to share their experiences in international water management with other IW projects in their region and worldwide.
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File Transboundary water resources management: the role of international watercourse agreements in implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity This document explains why biodiversity conservation and sustainable use present a powerful argument to manage transboundary waters better, how regulatory frame... May 20, 2014 Biodiversity, transboundary water resources, Case Study/Lessons Learned
File Transboundary waters: sharing benefits, sharing responsibilities This UN-Water thematic paper presents the main benefits of transboundary water cooperation and the basic pillars considered as necessary for long-term, sustaina... May 20, 2014 Lessons learned, transboundary waters
Atlas of transboundary aquifers. Global maps, regional cooperation and local inventories http://www.isarm.org/publications/324 May 20, 2014 Aquifer
File Transboundary water cooperation reader. UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) This reader is intended for all those interested in getting familiar with transboundary water issues. The reader provides basic references for easy reading and ... May 20, 2014 Lesson learned, transboundary waters
File International waters: review of legal and institutional frameworks This report discusses the legal and institutional frameworks that apply to twenty-eight international water bodies that were identified as part of the UNDP/GEF ... May 20, 2014 Case Study/Lessons Learned, Groundwater
File Design determinants for a Nile River Basin Organization (NRBO) This study seeks to contribute to the growing literature around the cooperative management of transboundary water resources in the Nile Basin. Based on the ass... May 20, 2014 Case study/Lessons learned, Nile river, ProjectDocument:other
File The agreement on the Guarani aquifer: cooperation without conflict This paper analyzes the international law and geopolitical frameworks that prompted cooperation on the Guarani Aquifer Agreement. The Guarani Aquifer System ... May 20, 2014 Aquifer, ProjectDocument:Report
File Global mercury assessment 2013: sources, emissions, releases and environmental transport This Executive Summary presents an overview of the key findings of the Global Mercury Assessment 2013. The report provides the most recent information availab... May 21, 2014 ProjectDocument:Report, emissions, mercury
File Arctic ocean acidification assessment: summary for policymakers AMAP Arctic Ocean Acidification Assessment: Summary for Policy-makers. This document presents the Executive Summary of the 2013 Arctic Ocean Acidification (AOA)... Aug 11, 2014 Acidification, Arctic, ProjectDocument:Report
File Technical background report for the Global Mercury Assessment 2013 This report details the technical background to the Global Mercury Assessment 2013 – Sources, Emissions, Releases and Environmental Transport (summary for p... May 21, 2014 ProjectDocument:Report, mercury, mercury assessment
File UNESCO-IHE education and training guide 2014 This is the UNESCO-IHE education and training guide 2014. UNESCO-IHE is the largest international post-graduate water education facility in the world. The in... May 21, 2014 UNESCO-IHE, knowledge_product
File Catalysing ocean finance vol. 2- methodologies and case studies Volume II of Catalysing Ocean Finance is divided into three chapters. Chapter 1 provides a detailed description of the TDA/SAP methodology as a strategic plan... May 21, 2014 ProjectDocument:Report, ocean finance
File Catalysing ocean finance vol. 1- transforming markets to restore and protect the global ocean Volume I explores the main causes of coastal and ocean degradation and presents a new paradigm to sustainably utilise open access resources such as the global o... May 21, 2014 ProjectDocument:Report, global ocean
File Hypoxia and nutrient reduction in the coastal zone: advice for prevention, remediation and research This is a Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) advisory document. STAP concludes that the growing problem of coastal hypoxia requires accelerated GEF ... May 21, 2014 ProjectDocument:Report, coastal hypoxia
File Marine debris as a global environmental problem: introducing a solutions-based framework focused on plastic This is a Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) information document aimed at contextualizing the latest scientific knowledge about the causes of mari... May 21, 2014 ProjectDocument:Report, marine debris
File Impacts of marine debris on biodiversity: current status and potential solutions Biodiversity loss is known to be strongly driven by habitat change, over exploitation, pollution, invasive species and climate change (Secretariat of the Conve... May 21, 2014 marine debris, Biodiversity, ProjectDocument:Report
File Marine spatial planning in the context of the convention on biological diversity This is a study carried out in response to Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) COP 10 decision X/29. The report is not intended to be a comprehensive re... May 21, 2014 ProjectDocument:Report, marine spatial planning
File From community to cabinet: two decades of GEF action to secure transboundary river basins and aquifers In 1991 the Global Environment Facility (GEF) was set up as a pilot grant facility. The GEF is the largest financial institution with the mandate, ability, an... May 21, 2014 Aquifer, Global Environment Facility, GEF, Project Manager Key Document, transboundary river basins
File International waters – delivering results 2012 This publication highlights UNDP-GEF International Waters portfolio results achieved across four UNDP-GEF ‘signature’ programmes: Large Marine Ecosystems; ... May 21, 2014 Integrated Water Resources, ProjectDocument:Results, Ecosystem, Global, UNDP-GEF, Aquifer, UNDP-GEF programmes, Transboundary Lakes, Transboundary Rivers, Coast...
File Study of the concept of large marine ecosystems and its institutional relevance for ecosystem-based management and development The concept of large marine ecosystems (LME) has been used for more than 25 years to investigate the problems affecting the world’s coastal and marine ecosys... May 21, 2014 Ecosystem, LME, ecosystem-based management