Policy Position 04/2011: Safeguarding mitigation efforts for sustainability

Filed under - Climate governance

Policy position published 22 November 2011
Image of publication cover

The objectives of climate change mitigation projects are undermined when they do not meet sustainable development criteria and transparency standards. In such cases, international mitigation mechanisms are weakened, corruption risks are increased and investment is compromised. To avoid such outcomes, institutional safeguards, effective decision-making structures and public oversight mechanisms are needed.

Download the report | View online

Translations: FR   ES  



Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Climate governance   |   Environment   |   Governance   

True stories

Bomb disposal

Suspicions were raised when a job advertisement for a position at the centre contained a most unusual prerequisite: a degree in MusicRead the story

Hunger Money

When drought ravaged Zimbabwe's Hurungwe region in 2011, families were left destitute. Help should have come from a state scheme, but community ...Read the story