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Reporting Obligations

Obligation Legislative Instrument Report To Reporting Format Deadline
Obligation Legislative Instrument Report To Reporting Format Deadline
Yearly report to the Basel Convention Basel Convention on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal Basel Convention Electronic Reporting System of the Basel Convention

2015-12-31
National report on the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity National Reports Guidelines

2017-03-31
Thematic reports Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity Thematic Reports Guidelines

National report on the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity National report template

2015-11-01
Notification of unintentional transboundary movements of living modified organisms Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity Biosafety Clearing House No specific format is provided.

Summaries of risk assessments or environmental reviews of living modified organisms Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity Biosafety Clearing House No specific format is provided.

Annual Report Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora CITES Secretariat Guidelines for the Preparation and Submission of CITES Annual Reports

2015-10-31
Biennial Report Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora CITES Secretariat Biennial Report Format

2016-12-31
Report on implementation measures International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Standard Voluntary Reporting Format

2016-09-28
DDT Registration Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention DDT Questionnaires

2016-12-31
Implementation plan Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention Guidance for Developing a National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

National Report Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention Electronic Reporting System of the Stockholm Convention (SC-ERS)

2018-12-31
Reporting of Activities on Research, Development, Public Awareness and Exchange of Information Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer UNEP - Ozone Secretariat Handbook on Data Reporting under the Montreal Protocol

2016-09-30
Reporting of Annual Data Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer UNEP - Ozone Secretariat Handbook on Data Reporting under the Montreal Protocol

2016-09-30
Reporting of Base Year Data Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer UNEP - Ozone Secretariat Handbook on Data Reporting under the Montreal Protocol

Reporting on the Establishment and Operation of Licensing System Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer UNEP - Ozone Secretariat Handbook on Data Reporting under the Montreal Protocol

Report on Implementation United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa UNCCD, Permanent Secretariat Templates for the 2014 Reporting Exercise

2016-05-30
National Communications (Non-Annex I Parties) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Guidelines for the preparation of national communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

Biennial Update Report (Non-Annex I Parties) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UN Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC biennial update reporting guidelines for Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

2016-12-31
Information in support of inscription of a property Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage Centre Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention (2013) (Para. 120-168)

Periodic National Report Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage Centre Periodic Reporting Questionnaire Section I and II

2017-12-31
Reactive Monitoring Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage Centre Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention (2013) (Para. 169-176)

Tentative List Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage Centre Tentative List Submission Format

UNEP Projects: PIMS

Programme Information and Management System (PIMS) was created with the intention of supporting the functional needs of the entire UNEP Programme of Work cycle. Since its launch in 2009, PIMS has contributed to the improvement of programme delivery in the organization. It supports the planning process, guiding the way in which UNEP plans its future programming and allocates resources in a more strategic manner, taking into account lessons learned and good practices.

Please note that the project information as shown is as was approved at the beginning of the project.

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Natural Resources

Indicators on resource use and emissions help monitor patterns and rates of resource use and efficiency in countries. This data is intended to help governments understand how economic growth patterns influence resource use; evaluate the impacts of policies adopted in the past; and develop effective strategies to improve resource efficiency through targeted SCP policies and actions.

The database below enables users to search the Materials domain using the Search box on the right. To download datasets click on Download dataset. To chart the data, click on the Chart option available in all rows. The dataset is based on international data sources.

Please refer to the Technical Annex.

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Indicator Chart Units 1970* 1980* 1990* 2000* 2010*
Carbon Footprint Chart kilotonnes 15166.97 10077.63 19733.72
Carbon Footprint (Agriculture) Chart kilotonnes 6243.05 2023.24 7590.73
Carbon Footprint (Construction) Chart kilotonnes 117.04 41.82 68.00
Carbon Footprint (Manufacturing) Chart kilotonnes 1138.01 678.82 1205.40
Carbon Footprint (Mining and Energy) Chart kilotonnes 1606.59 1724.90 2685.30
Carbon Footprint (Services) Chart kilotonnes 5103.91 4819.23 7104.34
Carbon Footprint (Transport) Chart kilotonnes 958.37 789.62 1079.97
Carbon Footprint Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 2.65 2.88 1.90
Carbon Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 1.29 0.49 0.69
Carbon Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 2.06 2.33 2.19 3.88 1.71
Domestic Energy Production Chart PJ 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 39.16
Domestic Extraction (Biomass) Chart tonnes 32017166.00 39645520.00 35731752.00 43831284.00 52974920.00
Domestic Extraction (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 1946000.00 2087000.00 256000.00 83000.00 825000.00
Domestic Extraction (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 768836.69 0.00
Domestic Extraction (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 6328213.00 6146900.00 5219700.00 6239100.00 9650600.00
Domestic Extraction (Total) Chart tonnes 40291380.00 47879420.00 41207452.00 50922220.00 63450520.00
Domestic Extraction per capita Chart tonnes per capita 3.66 3.63 3.51 2.47 2.23
Domestic Extraction per capita (Biomass)