Air quality: It’s time to act!

Key concepts and citizen experiences to understand air quality and take action for a clean air

Air quality: It’s time to act!
UNICEF LACRO/2021/Daviron


A guide to understanding the key tools for making progress towards the global climate action goals and the Sustainable Development Goals, including the Paris Agreement, Nationally Determined Contributions and other tools.

The document begins by introducing the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement. Then look in detail at other tools that are linked to the Agreement and that frame the actions and plans of countries as they strive to meet the targets of the global climate agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Lastly, we share information about the Escazú Agreement, a pioneering treaty intended to guarantee the full and effective implementation of access rights and help protect the environment and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Air quality: It’s time to act!
Sara Cognuck González and Alejandro Daly
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