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Ernesta Swanepoel International Environmental Law Specialist

International environmental law & climate change consultant.
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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

An overall framework convention for intergovernmental efforts to tackle the challenge posed by climate change.
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The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

An international framework convention on biological diversity that entered into force on 29 December 2009.
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Solar LEDs Light Up Nairobi Streets

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Philips and the Kenyan Urban Roads Authority have embarked in a new pilot project – installing solar-powered LED street lighting in Nairobi with the potential for expansion across the country. The pilot, the first of its kind in East Africa,
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UNDP’s Special Unit for South-South Cooperation

A special unit within the United Nations Development Programme to promote technical co-operation among developing countries.
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The CEO Water Mandate

A unique public-private initiative designed to assist companies in the development, implementation, and disclosure of water sustainability policies and practices.
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UN Global Compact Cities Programme

An urban-focused component of the UN Global Compact and based on the premise that any city, anywhere, contains the capacity to resolve the issues it faces.
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