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International Workshop on Strengthening the International Cooperation Framework and Science-Policy Interface to Promote Air Pollution Control in East Asia 2013
Need and Possible Modality of a Better Regional Cooperative Framework for Air Quality Management in East Asia
Better Air Quality 2012, Hong Kong: Side Event on Strengthening the Science Policy Interface for Air Pollution Control: A Possibility for Establishing an Asian Science Panel on Air Quality
Citizens in Kitakyushu and Da Nang were surveyed. The provision of environmental information about Viet Nam, in particular, that regarding the Vietnamese people’s recognition of environmental issues in Da Nang, changed the views among Kitakyushu respondents regarding the most important areas of environmental cooperation and narrowed the gap between...
International Forum for Sustainable Asia and Pacific (ISAP) 2012
The global community is expecting local governments to play an increasingly important role in promoting sustainable development. However, the ability of local governments to do so, especially in some developed countries, may be weakening due to a possible decline in citizen interest and support as well as worsening fiscal and other constraints....
This report aims to show the lessons from the existing regional intercity networks for sustainable cities in Asia. Furthermore, it seeks to present ideas on how to develop and utilise the existing networks more effectively so that local governments in Asian developing countries and Japan could harness the opportunities. In addition, the report...
Proceedings of International Experts Workshop on International Framework and Co-benefits Approach to Promote Air Pollution Control in East Asia 2011
International Experts Workshop on International Framework and Co-benefits Approach to Promote Air Pollution Control in East Asia 2011
With the aim of improving environmental management in the Asia region, several Japanese municipal governments have engaged in international co-operation with local governments in developing countries in the region. This kind of co-operation is not usually considered within the mandate of local governments, and it has occurred despite increasing...