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Author:
IPSS
In late October 2014, over thirty participants met for a two day workshop on Advancing Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) and Sustainable Lifestyles Practices in China. The workshop was organised in cooperation between the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan and the Environmental Education Center at Beijing Normal...
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These are Proceedings from the Northeast Asia Reporting and Capacity Building Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development which was jointly organised by UNU-IAS and IGES and held on 20 February 2012 at the UNU-IAS office in Yokohama, Japan. The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and...
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PERL (Partnership for Education and research about Responsible Living) International Conference on "Enabling Responsible Living"
Author:
Midori
Aoyagi
Ke
Yang
Masahisa
Sato
Hideki
Nakahara
Lee, So-Young
The Partnership for Education and research about Responsible Living (PERL) held their first international conference “Enabling Responsible Living” on 14-15 March 2011 at Maltepe University in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference focused on the role of partnerships in enabling responsible living along with the contributions that can be made through...
Conference Proceeding
In early December 2010, over forty participants met for a two day workshop on Education for Sustainable Consumption in China, Japan and Republic of Korea. The workshop was organised in cooperation between the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan, the Environmental Education Center at Beijing Normal University (EEC-BNU), and...
Conference Proceeding
Conference Proceeding
Solid waste is a critical issue for cities in Asia and the Pacific. With changes in lifestyles, the problems faced by cities have compounded, including an increase in both solid and hazardous waste, issues pertaining to landfill management, and recycling, among others. There is often a contrast between cities with different economic levels and...
Conference Proceeding
The development of financial mechanisms for urban environmental improvement is an innovative direction that has been receiving increasing attention from local governments. Strategies are necessary to encourage public initiatives and promote private sector participation in financing urban environmental infrastructure. Towards this end, the second...
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The fourth thematic seminar on industrial relocation, organised by UN/ESCAP, the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, IGES, and Ho Chi Minh City, was held on 27-28 August in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), which is engaged in industrial relocation and has made considerable progress in this area. Industrial relocation has been and continues to be...