Government Priorities in Climate Change
The Government and REDD+
Climate Change and UN Support
Examples of the Work of UN Agencies
1FAO, UNDP and UNEP work together on this programme to support REDD activities in Central Sulawesi, the UN pilot province for the programme.
2UNESCO contributes to climate change mitigation and adaptation by working on forest conservation, and carbon-financed forest management and ecosystem restoration. UNESCO also promotes environmental education and climate change awareness through its Green Schools programme, and its Biosphere Reserves for Environmental and Economic Security (BREES) Youth for Sustainable Development Award. UNESCO supports the revival local and indigenous knowledge to lessen the risk of climate related environmental disasters.
3UNIDO promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency and environmental sustainability. Examples include the Regional Plan for the introduction of Best Available Techniques (BAT) and Best Environmental Practices (BEP) for the elimination or reduction of unintentionally produced Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and the Promoting Energy Efficiency in the Industries through System Optimization and Energy Management Standards in Indonesia. This Energy Efficiency programme aims to build capacity on energy management standards and system optimization, to develop financial capacity to support energy efficient projects in industry, and to encourage energy efficiency investment projects.
Challenges and Opportunities in Climate Change
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