Published in partnership with Forest Foundation Philippines and targeted to negotiators and other interested stakeholders, these books on the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) and UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) cover the basics of each international agreement, negotiation processes, and key agenda items relevant to the Philippines.
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International Agreements & Reports
UNFCCC | United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992)
IPCC Synthesis Report 2014 | Synthesis of findings of the three Working Group contributions to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2014)
Paris Agreement | The new global climate change agreement under the UNFCCC (2015)
Emissions Gap Report 2017 | Assessment of current national mitigation efforts and ambitions countries have presented in their Nationally Determined Contributions (2017)
Global Warming of 1.5 °C | An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty (October 2018)
Climate Change and Land | An IPCC special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems (August 2019)
CBD | United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (1992)
Cartagena Protocol | The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity (2003)
Nagoya Protocol | The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization (2014)
Extinction Report | The IPBES Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (May 2019)
REDD-Plus Decisions Booklet | Key UNFCCC decisions on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries (REDD+) (2007-2013)
Bonn Challenge | Global effort to bring 150M has of the world’s deforested and degraded land into restoration by 2020, and 350M has by 2030 (2011)
New York Declaration on Forests | Extending the Bonn Challenge, global political declaration to cut natural forest loss in half by 2020, and strive to end it by 2030 (2014)