Can the Anchor Hold?

Rethinking the United Nations Environment Programme for the 21st Century

Can the Anchor Hold?  Rethinking the United Nations Environment Programme for the 21st Century
Maria Ivanova
Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

This new report assesses the performance of UNEP as the mandated anchor insitution for the global environment. Focusing on strenghthening the global environmental governance system, it takes a look at UNEP's performance in regards to key functions that are necessary for an effective international environmental organization and offers policy recommendations for governments, UNEP, and the UN Secretary-General on steps for reform for the 21st Century.

148 pages, 2005

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