This report outlines findings from a UNEP study that, with support from the Government of Switzerland, has catalogued and analyzed existing “Global Environmental Goals” contained in the international agreements and conventions. It asks the fundamental question as to why the aims and goals of these policy instruments have often fallen far short of their original ambition and intentions.
UNEP (2012). Measuring Progress: Environmental Goals & Gaps. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi