• With more than half the world’s population, cities will play a pivotal role in determining whether the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) realize their transformational potential. A lack of data from cities may nonetheless weaken the policies and monitoring systems needed to realize that promise.
• This issue brief examines whether...
This is the paper for ISAP2016 sub-plenary session.
A collection of recent and on-going activities at IGES were presented to WRI experts. The presentation focused on three themes, namely: (1) tools and data; (2) research and projects; and (3) Networks.
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.
Compilation of city-projects at IGES, presented as a set of 50 slides for the APUF-6 exhibition space.
Support for the keynote presentation included the drafting of an abstract, as well as preparation of presentation materials.
This draft report documents progress made on the “Low Carbon Technology Transfer Preparedness Database Project”, supported by the Ministry of Environment Japan in FY 2014. The report’s key focus lies on documenting subnational data gaps, sources and access issues whilst also describing contributions made to international processes on data and...
Over the past three years, Indonesia has tasked provincial governments with defining sub-national actions to help implement the nationally appropriate mitigation action (NAMA) it pledged to the United Nations Framework Convention (UNFCCC) in 2009. This paper assesses provincial plans in Indonesia's Sustainable Urban Transport Initiative (SUTI) — a...