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In consideration of the importance of a platform for sharing knowledge and information on water environment management in Asia, the Water Envrionment Partnership in Asia (WEPA) - a partnership of 11 Asian countries - developed a database. The formation of the WEPA initiative was first proposed by the Ministry of the Environment Japan at the 3rd...
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At the IGES, we have been announcing the top news on the environment in the Asia-Pacific region every year since 1998. This has been with the aim of collecting and organising information about environmental issues and policy trends in the region, and to report on how the region addresses environmental problems and how it works to create a...
Policy Report
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Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Ministry of Environment, Cambodia
CDM Country Guide for Cambodia in Khmer. IGES CDM Country Guides are a series of manuals on CDM project development for Asian countries. These guidebooks aim at facilitating CDM project developments in Asia by providing essential information to both project developers and potential investors. Remarks: This book is published by IGES as part of the...
Policy Report
Water shortages and water related problems in Asia are increasingly attracting concern. Ahead of the Third World Water Forum (WWF3), this issue of IRES, featuring on the sustainable management of freshwater resources, introduces issues and challenges in Asia and provides invaluable suggestions to future research. EDITOR'S NOTE http://enviroscope...
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2002年は、1992年に開催された地球サミット(環境と開発に関する国連会議、リオサミット)から10年を迎え、8月 26日から9月4日まで、南アフリカのヨハネスブルグで持続可能な開発に関する世界首脳会議(WSSD、通称ヨハネスブルグ・サミット)が開催された。その目的は、地球サミット後、環境関連の国際条約の実施や、各国の環境と開発に関する行動計画である「アジェンダ21」の実施等の取組みが行われたものの、地球環境の悪化傾向に歯止めがかからないことから、この10年の評価を行い、持続可能な開発への地球規模での取組みを再活性化させることであった。会議では、持続可能な開発実現に向けたヨハネスブルグ宣言が採択され、改めて持続可能な開発の実現に向けた各国首脳の決意が示された。 ヨハネスブルグ...