Capacity Building for Sustainable Development: An Overview of UNEP Environmental Capacity Development Initiatives

This report details how UNEP is making real its plans and aspirations for a better and more sustained world. It informs governments, institutions and citizens of developing countries and countries with economies in transition about capacity building opportunities available from UNEP. It also encourages donors and other partners to join UNEP in meeting the urgent needs of environmental capacity building. These efforts are aimed at helping UNEP fulfill the goals for a sustainable future set out in Agenda 21 and reinforced at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development.