Against the background of a widely fragmented and diluted international environmental governance architecture, different reform options are currently being discussed. This issue brief considers whether streamlining international environmental regimes by grouping or ‘clustering’ international agreements could improve effectiveness and efficiency. It outlines the general idea of the clustering approach, draws lessons from the chemicals and waste cluster and examines the implications and potentials of clustering multilateral environmental agreements.
Wehrli, Judith, "Brief 3: Clustering Assessment: Enhancing Synergies among Multilateral Environmental Agreements" (2012). Governance and Sustainability Issue Brief Series. 3.