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HLPF2019 IGESSide Event “From Science to Implementation: Strengthening the Science Policy Interface (SPI) to Integrate Climate Change, Resilience, and the SDGs” on 11thJuly 2019, UNHQ, NY
HLPF2019 IGESSide Event “From Science to Implementation: Strengthening the Science Policy Interface (SPI) to Integrate Climate Change, Resilience, and the SDGs” on 11thJuly 2019, UNHQ, NY
Technical Report
The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) is a global network to promote collective efforts for sustainability in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), and thereby to contribute to the realisation of “living in harmony with nature”. The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is a seed funding programme...
Report Chapter
Industry, in the context of this chapter, is mostly confined to the strict definition of the word: -“economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories”. Industry has a major impact on nature and its biodi- versity in Asia and the Pacific, as it does elsewhere in the world. Industry impacts...
Policy Brief
Author:
Alexandra
Ralevski
Anke
Fischer
Jeanette
Lim
Biodiversity – the variety of life on Earth – provides a virtually infinite source of inspiration for technological innovation. Thousands of designs and strategies from thousands of unique species and ecosystems are being uncovered and mimicked for applications as diverse as surgery and space exploration. At the same time, however, unique species...
Presentation

Comparative Analysis of Plastic Waste Management and Circular Economy Policy in ASEAN Countries

Japan-Europe Dialogue 2019
The slides were presented in the stakeholder workshop, Japan-Europe Dialogue 2019, held at YCU (Yokohama City University) in April 2019. This presentation tries to identify the current policy status of plastics/marine litter issues in the ASEAN region as an initial finding of the commissioned research project.
Briefing Note
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Outline - Plastics are everywhere and make up a large proportion of the waste stream. While plastic litter is a visual and physical environmental contaminant, especially in rivers and the marine environment, less visible microplastics are of increasing concern. Current control measures are often limited to banning single-use plastics, like plastic...
Briefing Note
1. GEOシリーズとは GEO (地球環境概観) シリーズは、UNEP (国連環境計画)が実施する一つのプログラム「環境問題レビュー(keeping the environment under review)」の主要な事業である。グローバルや(アジアなどの)リージョナルなアセスメントのほか、テーマ別のアセスメント、さらに、そこから派生する様々な報告書で構成されている。IGESはUNEPの重要なパートナーの一つとして、GEOシリーズに積極的に参画し、大きな貢献をしてきた。 1.1 GEO-6アジア太平洋地域アセスメント グローバルでのアセスメントに先立ち、その土台とすべく各リージョンにおける環境の現状と傾向が取りまとめられた。アジア太平洋地域アセスメントは41か国をカバーし...
Presentation
First Sub-Regional workshop on Preparation of status Report and Sub-regional Roadmap for Implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
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Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste,...