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Commentary (Op. Ed)
- The APFSD has grown into a useful multi-stakeholder platform for sharing experiences and networking around sustainable development. - It is important to examine whether stakeholder engagement provides meaningful space for the stakeholders and whether it is built on the “minimum requirement” of protecting and respecting human rights. - Subregional...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
- The deliberations of the Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific provide a guide for what to look for from the Asia Pacific delegates during UNEA4. - During the Forum: Asia Pacific showed a strong interest in waste management and resource efficiency; the Forum’s discussions on innovation touched on technical, policy, and...
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Commentary (Op. Ed)
Following last year’s agreement over the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), much of the international community’s attention has focused on what data would be needed to assess progress on the new development agenda. Answering this question has proven challenging. Part of the challenge stems from the sizable difficulties of gathering quality data...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
今回、G20が中国で初めて開催されたが、中国としてこの機会を対外的に十分意義付けるとともに、国内的な側面からいかに有効に活用しようとしたか、構造改革への取り組みおよびパリ協定批准に焦点を当て、その意味合いを考えてみたい。
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ADB
This training manual is based on a series of workshops on gender and climate change held in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam in the context of the ADB regional technical assistance program 'Harnessing Climate Change Mitigation Initiatives to Benefit Women' (RETA 7914). The manual provides trainers, policy makers, and practitioners with background...
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Sustainable Cities Database
In FY2015, further data related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was added to the Cities Database and design work for the DB-interface has been carried out. With support of the institute's senior web developer, this data is now being catalogued and a new Drupal-based CMS for is due to be introduced within FY2016.
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The Sustainable Cities Database is a new information resource to help sustainable development actors identify potential partner cities for low-carbon technology transfer projects. Spatial and Demographic Indicators: Spatial and demographic characteristics are described using a range of indicators, including population size and density, natural...