International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (info@iwlearn.org)

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18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Third IMO GHG Study 2014 Executive Summary and Final Report
This study of greenhouse gas emissions from ships (hereafter the Third IMO GHG Study 2014) was commissioned as an update of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Second IMO GHG Study 2009. The updated study has been prepared on behalf of...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Methanol as Marine Fuel: Environmental Benefits, Technology Readiness, and Economic Feasibility
The purpose of the study is to determine the environmental benefits of using methanol as fuel on ships with regards to emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs), NOx and SOx. The potential environmental gains are seen in the context of current and futu...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Study of Emission Control and Energy Efficiency Measures for Ships in the Port Area
The primary objective of this study is to support IMO’s goal of encouraging and guiding local and nationallevel discussions on how to improve the sustainability of the maritime transportation system at the ship-port interface. This study identifie...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Port Emissions Toolkit Guide No.2: Development of Port Emissions Reduction Strategies
This guide is intended to serve as a resource guide for ports intending to develop an emissions reduction strategy (ERS) for port-related emissions sources. This guide builds on the principles discussed in Guide No.1 and describes the approaches a...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Port Emissions Toolkit Guide No.1: Assessment of Port Emissions
This guide is intended to serve as a resource guide for ports intending to develop or improve their air pollutant and/or GHG emissions assessments. This guide builds on and updates previous work of IAPH and its members, incorporating the latest em...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.3: Development of a National Ship Emissions Reduction Strategy
The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. It offers guidance to countries seeking to develop and strengthen national policy ...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.2: Incorporation of MARPOL Annex VI into National Law
The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. It offers guidance to countries seeking to develop and strengthen national policy ...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Ship Emissions Toolkit Guide No.1: Rapid Assessment of Ship Emissions in the National Context
The Ship Emissions Toolkit provides a structured framework as well as decision support tools for evaluating emissions reduction opportunities in maritime transport. It offers guidance to countries seeking to develop and strengthen national policy ...
18 Jun 2020 - publication - project: 5508 - English [GloMEEP] Investigation of Appropriate Control Measures (Abatement Technologies) to Reduce Black Carbon Emissions from International Shipping
Recent national and international reports provide comprehensive details on the definition, sources and impacts of BC, and in the following content, detailed definition for BC has been proposed to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) by th...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME2] Summary Report
The ad hoc Consultative Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LME) was held on 15-16 March 1998. The consultation was convened by The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
12 Jan 2015 - experience-notes - project: 1893 Experience Note: Fostering Transboundary Cooperation Through Regional Dialogue Processes
07 Jan 2015 - experience-notes - project: 2722 Experience Note: Opening Opportunities for Cooperation Frameworks on the Environment Among Lusophone Countries
05 Jan 2015 - experience-notes - project: 1223 Experience Note: Education, Awareness and Technology to Prevent Mercury Pollution from Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining
27 Nov 2014 - experience-notes - project: 2261 Experience Note: Global Industry Alliance: Partnerships for Change
2009: The overall objective of GloBallast Partnerships is to catalyze global partnerships that will implement coordinated long-term measures to minimize the adverse impacts of aquatic invasive species transferred through ships’ ballast water...
27 Nov 2014 - experience-notes - project: 610 Experience Note: Piloting a New Convention: How GloBallast Pilot Countries Catalyzed Approval of the Ballast Water Convention
2007: In anticipation of the new Ballast Water Management Convention, IMO joined forces with the GEF and UNDP to implement the Global Ballast Water Management Programme (GloBallast). The convention is the first IMO instrument where reliance on m...
02 Jun 2014 - project-document - project: 1893 Strengthening Global Capacity To Sustain Transboundary Waters: The International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network (IW:LEARN) Operational Phase (Concept Paper with Annexes)
This Project aims to strengthen the management of International Waters by facilitating information sharing and learning among Transboundary Waters Management (TWM) constituencies. IW:LEARN Operational Phase Project Purpose In pursuit of its glob...
30 May 2014 - newsletter - project: 584 GIWA Newsletter Issue No 3 June 2003
This September Issue puts spotlight on a seminar in Stockholm on selected reports on GIWA Assessments. It also mentions about the Vattentanken Project as part of UN's International Year of Freshwater
30 May 2014 - newsletter - project: 584 GIWA Newsletter Issue No 1 January-February 2003
The GIWA Issue for the first quarter of 2003 highlights the severity of habitat destruction in many parts of the world, the 3rd World Water Forum in Japan and The Queen of Sweden, learning about the work of GIWA.
29 May 2014 - newsletter - project: 584 GIWA Newsletter Issue No 2 April 2003
The highlight for this Issue is the Third World Water Forum where a large number of water stakeholders learned about the GIWA project when it held a session under the theme “Water for peace” and presented its work with an exhibition. I...
29 May 2014 - project-document - project: 584 Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA) : Annexes: IX,X, XII
The overall objective of GIWA is to develop a comprehensive, strategic framework for the identification of priorities for remedial and mitigatory actions in international waters, designed to achieve significant environmental benefits, at national,...

 

 

 

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