APRIL 2018
Thinking capacity building right from the start in Uruguay

"A nice brochure is not enough to make people separate their garbage. You will need a sustained effort and the right incentives to make change” exclaimed María Laura Rodríguez, Economics, Communications and Environmental Manager at the concluding discussion of a workshop held on 26 April in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Ghana’s financial system driving the transition towards green economy

In Ghana, the national bank is in the process of developing sustainable banking principles – that is, a set of rules that would require financial institutions to develop a management approach that balances the social and environmental risks with profit opportunities.
How a project on green fiscal reform became the basis for real intervention in Kyrgyzstan

During the weeks of 8 September to 10 November 2017, the Partnership for Action on Green Economy ( PAGE ) delivered an e-learning course on green fiscal reform to meet the learning needs and build capacities of national stakeholders. 

Green jobs: The future of work in Guyana

As one of the newest countries to join the Partnership, PAGE and Guyana are exploring potential avenues for partnership and national support. A major tool that PAGE provides to partner countries is a Green Jobs Assessment; an economy-wide analysis that uncovers the sectors and gaps with greatest potential for employment and fair work, while protecting the environment. 
Peru promoting green jobs for young people and vulnerable populations

In order to promote green employment, especially among young people and vulnerable populations, the Ministry of Labor and Employment Promotion of Peru is preparing a National Green Jobs Plan with the support of PAGE.
Burkina Faso: The Government has just adopted a rural development policy with three components: agriculture, animal husbandry and natural resources management.
PAGE continues to help governments turn their economies into drivers of sustainability and social equity. To see updates from all of our partner countries, please click press the button
Transforming our economies and lifestyles:
Greener and fairer for future generations
16 July 2018 | 17.00 - 20.00 | New York City, USA
This year, as world leaders gather for the United Nations'  High Level Political Forum , PAGE will host an event that brings ministers, thought leaders, CEOs, celebrities, young people and heads of UN Agencies together inspire and inform fundamental shifts in how we meet our needs and aspirations through our innovation, production, consumption, and investment choices. Find out more .
Resilient Cities 2018: The 9th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation
26-28 April 2018 - Bonn, Germany

Resilient Cities is a milestone event connecting local government leaders and climate adaptation experts to discuss adaptation challenges facing urban environments around the globe.
World Environment Day 2018: Beat Plastic Pollution
5 June 2018 - Worldwide

This World Environment Day, discover the many ways that you can help to combat plastic pollution.
Green Fiscal Reform E-Course
09 April - 01 June 2018 | Online
Climate and sustainable energy finance: Summer Academy
18-22 June 2018 | Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bringing the Agenda 2030 to life: UN Summer Academy
27-31 August 2018 | Bonn, Germany
Transforming lives and lifestyles through education and green economy transformation in Mongolia

Angus Mackay

Over the past years, Mongolia has experienced significant change. The country’s economy grew by 17% in 2011, and it has committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 14%, by 2030. More recently, Mongolia endorsed a green development vision for the country. Without a doubt, Mongolia has gained international visibility and far surpassed what might be expected from a country with a population of a little over 3 million and a per capita national income of US$3,800.
Since its inception in 2013, the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) has grown into a prominent alliance of five UN agencies , eight funding partners and thirteen countries that work together to transform economies into drivers of sustainability by addressing pollution, unemployment, stagnated growth, and socio-economic inequalities.

Thanks to this integrated approach and support of a wide range of partners , PAGE is increasingly recognized as a model to deliver coordinated support to countries for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets of the Paris Agreement .

PAGE has developed a set of services and tools , capacity building portfolio and partnerships to: