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tragedy of the commons, 14, 225 training, 34, 103, 107, 110 – 112, 175 – 178, 234, 258, 302, 308 transboundary, 145, 215, 233, 258, 270 – 271 transboundary air, 270 transformative governance, 107, 200, 204 – 205, 211 – 212 transformative learning, 17, 95, 98, 100 – 102, 106, 112 – 114 transitional countries, 170, 176 transparency, 30, 214, 245, 292 – 293, 328 trapaeng, 123 – 124 tropical medicine, 271 Tukano people, 252 Tunisia, 171 Turkey, 38, 137, 167 – 168, 173, 178 Type II partnership, 141, 152 ultraviolet-B radiation, 277 UN Commission on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), 3, 138, 139, 141, 142 UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), 3 – 5, 94, 247, 276 UN Conference on the Human Environment, 9, 66, 138 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), 3, 11, 138 – 139, 141 – 142, 199, 204, 215 UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 13 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), 225, 228, 230 – 232, 238 – 239 UN Convention to Combat Desertification, 3 UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UN DESD), 103 UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 248, 261 UNDESA, 52 – 54, 58, 62, 117, 122, 298 – 299 UN Development Programme (UNDP), 10, 25, 31, 131, 160, 250, 256 unemployment, 78, 150 UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), 137 UNEP’s Governing Council / Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF), 202 UNESCO, 18, 38, 103, 125, 248 UN Environment Programme (UNEP), 9, 13, 14, 26, 29 – 30, 33, 37, 52 – 53, 71, 130,

INDEX  349 138, 184, 186, 199 – 204, 210, 216, 273, 291, 295, 335 – 336 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), 25, 28, 31, 34 – 35, 37, 173 – 174, 177, 180, 200, 204, 250, 253 – 254, 279 UN General Assembly (UNGA), 103, 137 – 139, 190, 201, 204, 231 – 232, 238, 248 UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), 287, 292 UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), 245, 248 UN Sustainable Development Council, 215 UN Trusteeship Council, 201 Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science, Malaysia), 104, 106, 111 Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia), 111 University of Cebu, 104 University of East Anglia, 124 UN Secretary General, 25, 47 unsustainable consumption, 98, 102, 114 United Democratic Front (UDF), 81 United Kingdom, 85, 124, 145 United Nations Global Compact, 111 United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme (UNU-GTP), 15, 17, 168, 175 – 178 United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA), 17, 137 United Nations University Insititute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), 15 – 19, 104, 106, 114, 118, 132, 186, 224, 249 United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (IIGH), 15, 19 United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), 15, 16 United Nations Millennium Summit, 160 United Nations Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities (UNSCPD), 246 United States, 7, 38, 49, 55, 62, 64, 66, 145, 148, 161 – 162, 167, 173, 177, 206, 226, 258, 271, 277, 279, 296, 302 upper-middle-income countries (UMC), 167 – 168, 172 – 173 urban agriculture, 300

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