The European Union (EU) and Laos held their third round of face-to-face negotiations on a Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA) on Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT). The talks took place in Brussels, Belgium from 17-21 June 2019.
From a humanitarian perspective, contributing to inclusive Social protection systems, can (i) increase resilience of poorest households thereby lessening the impacts of shocks and the need for humanitarian assistance, (ii) allow for their scaling-up to respond to shocks and crises more quickly, (
Recent TAF activities: Africa: Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Energy Labelling for the African Continent/ Thailand: Solar PVs, a bright spot for Thailand’s RE market/ Burkina Faso: An interactive tool for Rural Electrification.
This brief discusses the relationship between resilience, preparedness, humanitarian assistance and social protection for children in the Europe and Central Asia region. Its objective is to provide ideas and suggestions for UNICEF’s work to support social protection systems to better prepare, pre
This month's TAF activities: African Union Commission: Harmonising Continental Transmission Tariffs; SADC region: Energy Efficiency Programme to boost SADC’s industrial players; Vietnam: Energy Partnership Group marks 1-year anniversary.
Larger than Tigers: inputs for a strategic approach to biodiversity conservation in Asia - Regional Reports has been divided into separate chapters for easier download. This PDF contains the Marine chapter.