implementation in the country of the UNDP Global Initiative Biodiversity

Implementation in the country of the undp global

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implementation in the country of the UNDP Global Initiative“Biodiversity Financing” BIOFIN). All of these alliances make144
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UNDP a well placed partner to accompany the nationalimplementation of the project. In the ProDoc South-Southand Triangular Cooperation is recognised as a means forexchanging lessons learned and other experiences that favorthe ownership of knowledge by national actors in these issuesthat are novel for Cuba. This is a very important aspect forthis project, considering the novelty of the methodologicaltools that will be designed and validated in support of theeconomic valuation of ecosystem goods and services (ProDocp44, South-South and Triangular Cooperation). Social & Environmental Standards Quality Rating: Highly Satisfactory 7. Does the project seek to further the realization of human rights using a human rights based approach? (select from options1-3 that best reflects this project)3: Credible evidence that the project aims to further the realization of human rights, upholding the relevantinternational and national laws and standards in the area of the project. Any potential adverse impacts on enjoyment ofhuman rights were rigorously identified and assessed as relevant, with appropriate mitigation and management measuresincorporated into project design and budget. (all must be true to select this option)2: Some evidence that the project aims to further the realization of human rights. Potential adverse impacts onenjoyment of human rights were identified and assessed as relevant, and appropriate mitigation and management measuresincorporated into the project design and budget.1: No evidence that the project aims to further the realization of human rights. Limited or no evidence that potentialadverse impacts on enjoyment of human rights were considered.Evidence Management Response The Project foresees broad participation of key actors andother actors involved in Project implementation. Theapplication of the Social and Environmental ScreeningProtocol SESP (UNDP, 2016) did not identify adverse effectson the enjoyment of human rights. 8. Did the project consider potential environmental opportunities and adverse impacts, applying a precautionary approach?(select from options 1-3 that best reflects this project)3: Credible evidence that opportunities to enhance environmental sustainability and integrate poverty-environmentlinkages were fully considered as relevant, and integrated in project strategy and design. Credible evidence that potentialadverse environmental impacts have been identified and rigorously assessed with appropriate management and mitigationmeasures incorporated into project design and budget. (all must be true to select this option).2: No evidence that opportunities to strengthen environmental sustainability and poverty-environment linkages wereconsidered. Credible evidence that potential adverse environmental impacts have been identified and assessed, if relevant,and appropriate management and mitigation measures incorporated into project design and budget.
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