The IPCC was established to provide the decision-makers and others interested in climate change with an objective source of information about climate change. The IPCC does not conduct any research nor does it monitor climate related data or parameters. Its role is to assess on a comprehensive, objective, open and transparent basis the latest scientific, technical and socio-economic literature produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of the risk of human-induced climate change, its observed and projected impacts and options for adaptation and mitigation.
Some publications are available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish or Russian. ... [according to site editors' information]
The website of the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development has extensive information about the environmental policy of the government. A number of reports is downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]
Le site du Ministère de l’Environnement, de la Protection de la nature, des Bassins de rétention et des Lacs artificiels informe sur ses activités, projets et programmes, donne accès à la législation et réglementation correspondante et propose une multitude des informations sur l'environnement au Sénégal. [rédaction ilissAfrica]
The mission of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism is to maintain and rehabilitate essential ecological processes and life-supported life-support systems, to conserve biological diversity and to ensure that the utilization of natural resources is sustainable for the benefit of all Namibians, both present and future, as well as the international community. ... [according to site editor's information]
The mission of the Ministry of Environment and Mineral Ressources is to promote, monitor, conserve, protect and sustainably manage the environment and mineral resources for national development. Its website informs about the the government policy, has news and some documents for download. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]...
NEMA is the principal instrument of government in the implementation of all policies relating to the environment. Its core functions are inter alia:
* Coordinating the various environmental management activities being undertaken by the lead agencies
* Promote the integration of environmental considerations into development policies, plans, programmes and projects, with a view to ensuring the proper management and rational utilization of environmental resources, on sustainable yield basis, for the improvement of the quality of human life in Kenya.
* To take stock of the natural resources in Kenya and their utilization and conservation. ... [according to site editor's information]
NEMC is an institution responsible for overseeing the integrity of Tanzanian's environment for sustainable development. It has a key role to play toward the achievement of the national goal of sustainable development set out in the National Development Vision 2025. NEMC is responsible for assessing and monitoring the quality of the Environment, as well as providing technical arbitration in the course of significant environmental impacts to the society and enforcing the environmental legislation.
Some documents are for download. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
L'Office National pour l'Environnement a pour mandat:
- la prévention des risques environnementaux dans les investissements publics et privés et de la lutte contre les pollutions
- la gestion du système d’information environnementale, du suivi et de l’évaluation de l’état de l’environnement
- la labellisation et certification environnementale ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
SAIEA is a non-profit Environmental Trust, whose mission is to support sustainable development in Southern Africa through promoting the effective and efficient use of Environmental Assessment as a planning tool. SAIEA provides strategic support to SADC, governments, local authorities, development agencies, NGO's and private sector clients, who are increasingly aware of the need to incorporate Environmental Assessment (EA) as an integral part of their planning. Most of the countries in the region have recently developed laws that make EA mandatory for a wide range of activities.
SAIEA operates under the guidance of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA). ... [according to site editor's information]
The mission of SEA is to ensure that Swaziland's development is environmentally, economically and socially sustainable, by means of promoting sound environmental policies, practices and development, which meets appropriate national and international standards.
A number of publications are for download. [according to site editor's information]