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- OrganisationThe Convention was opened for signature on 5 June 1992 at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the Rio "Earth Summit").
- DocumentFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2016This report provides a general overview of the international law issues relating to sea-level rise, (forced) migration and human rights. The first part provides a brief accounting of 'What We Know and What We Can Expect', discussing sea-level rise and its impacts, and then, in turn, their relationship and interaction with the criteria of statehood, human rights and mobility.Document
The Nagoya Protocol on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing: User-country measures and implementation in IndiaFridtjof Nansen Institute, 2016User-measure requirements are the cornerstone of the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization developed under the Convention on Biological Diversity.DocumentCenter for International Climate and Environmental Research, Oslo, 2016This policy note shares insights from CICERO's experience in producing over 60 second opinions.Document
The rise of environmental crime: a growing threat to natural resources, peace, development and securityUnited Nations Environment and Development Forum, 2016The environment provides the very foundation of sustainable development, our health, food security and our economies. Ecosystems provide clean water supply, clean air and secure food and ultimately both physical and mental wellbeing.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2015If the world is to decisively deal with climate change, every source of emissions and every option for reducing these should be scientifically evaluated and brought to the international community’s attention.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2016The first World Ocean Assessment (WOA) is a report on the state of the planet’s oceans. It is the product of the first cycle of the Regular Process for global reporting and assessment of the state of the marine environment, including socio-economic aspects, which was established after the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2016How do marine ecosystem services support the Sustainable Development Goals? Marine and coastal ecosystems are vital to life on Earth. These ecosystems provide many “services” to people including food, coastal protection, carbon sequestration, biodiversity, recreation, but also inspiration for art and science, cultural identity and a spiritual home.OrganisationASSAR’s overarching research objective is to use insights from multiple-scale, interdisciplinary work to improve the understanding of the barriers, enablers and limits to effective,DocumentSpringerlink, 2016The topic of elites has always been controversial in Latin American social sciences. Elites have been studied indirectly as landowners, capitalists, business-leaders or politicians, and have also been approached directly using concepts and theory from elite studies.