The Sustainable Consumption Production Action Plan for the Mediterranean is aimed at supporting the implementation of sustainable consumption and production actions at the regional level to support sustainable consumption and production common objectives. It addresses key human activities which have a particular impact on the marine and coastal environment and related transversal and cross-cutting issues. It de nes common objectives and identi es actions guiding the implementation of the sustainable consumption and production at the national level.

This report looks at the relationship between building the resilience of cities in the face of global environmental change, and increasing the resource efficiency of cities to reduce their harmful impacts on the environment. It provides examples of effective ways to address these agendas, as well as the potential and challenges for integration. This speaks strongly to global policy agendas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement and the New Urban Agenda.

The book examines new frontiers in the implementation of constitutional, international, and regional rights-based approaches to promote environmental protection.