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Briefing Note
Author:
Melissa May
F. Cardenas
The Minamata Convention on Mercury was adopted at the conference held in Kumamoto City and Minamata City in October 2013. The convention aims to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions/releases of mercury and mercury compounds and stipulates appropriate management and reduction of the emissions through the entire...
Submission to Policy Process
This Work Plan provides comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on the status, challenges and opportunities of waste management in Medan City, including relevant regulations and policies, administrative structure, waste management cost, waste quality and quantity, waste collection, 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and final disposal. Based on such...
Submission to Policy Process
Pengelolaan sampah telah menjadi salah satu isu utama di banyak kota khususnya di negara-negara berkembang. Tempat-tempat pembuangan akhir dari limbah padat perkotaan merupakan sumber terbesar ketiga dari emisi metana antropogenik di dunia. Sementara itu, pembakaran sampah secara terbuka dan pembakaran bahan bakar yang tidak sempurna dari truk-truk...
Commissioned Report
本業務では、対象国における廃棄物管理に関するガイドライン策定への支援、廃棄物発電設備に係る発注仕様書の作成、廃棄物発電技術の海外展開に向けた戦略検討等アジア地域における3R 及び廃棄物の適正処理の推進のための事業を行った。 これら業務実施のため、インドネシア、タイ、フィリピン、ベトナム、マレーシア及びミャンマーで現地調査及び会議を開催するとともに、フィリピンでは第3 回環境政策対話を実施した。
Commissioned Report
2050 年までに温室効果ガスの排出を世界で半減させるためには、経済成長が著しいアジアにおいて、持続可能な低炭素社会の構築に向けた動きを加速させることが必要である。近年、経済成長著しいアジアの都市では、急激な都市化により、資源やエネルギー消費量が増大し、交通量増加に伴う交通渋滞が頻発しており、生活や経済活動に伴う廃棄物、排水、排ガス、温室効果ガス(GHG)等の排出量が増加するなど、住民の生活環境の悪化を招いている。これらの都市の経済成長を維持しながら快適な生活環境を守っていくには、効率的な資源循環や省エネ施策を推進し、環境負荷を最小限に留める持続可能な都市形成にシフトしていかなければならない。 我が国は、開発途上国においてこのような取組を支援すべく、GHG...
Conference Proceeding
Second Workshop on the Development of National and City Waste Management Strategies for Myanmar
This workshop report documents the proceedings of Myanmar’s second Workshop focused on the development of national and city-level waste management strategies, held 5-6 December 2016 in Yangon, Myanmar. Organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) of the Government of Myanmar, Yangon City...
Conference Proceeding
Second Workshop for the Finalization of City Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan for Mandalay
This workshop report covers the main discussions and outcomes of Mandalay City's second Workshop focused on the finalization of its Municipal Waste Strategy and Action Plan, held 8 December 2016. Organized in collaboration with the Mandalay City Development Committee, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation (MONREC) of the...
Conference Proceeding
First Workshop on the Development of National Waste Management Strategy for Myanmar
This workshop report documents the proceedings of Myanmar’s first Workshop focused on the development of its National Waste Management Strategy, held June 13-15 2016 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) of the Government of Myanmar, UN Environment’s...
Conference Proceeding
This workshop report highlights the main points of discussion during Mandalay City's first Workshop focused on the development of its Municipal Waste Management Strategy, held June 16-17 in Mandalay, Myanmar. Organized in collaboration with the Mandalay City Development Committee, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Conservation...