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Issue Brief
This Issue Brief has been developed for the discussion at the International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2020), organized by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) from 9th -13rd November 2020. This Issue Brief aims to: (i) facilitate discussion on the need to properly address the existing issue of poor...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
The paper narrates a pilot study to understand disaster preparedness among foreign residents living in Japan, using typhoon Hagibis as a reference. We empirically evaluated an individual disaster preparedness framework following the 72-h golden rule of disaster survival. The framework consisted of 14 variables, and responses were collected over a...
Submission to Policy Process
この数か月のうちに、新型コロナウイルス感染症(以下、COVID-19)は、地域における健康上の危機から、世界においてすべてを覆い尽くす世界的大流行(パンデミック)・経済災害へと大きく変化した。COVID-19の感染は急速に広がり、世界のほぼすべての地域の人々の日常生活が大きな影響を受けている。このことは、地方から国、国際的に至るあらゆるレベルの政府が、現状への対策および将来への復興プログラムについて、分野と国境を越えて調整し協力する必要性を明らかにしている。 グローバルな持続可能性の確保はIGESのミッションの中核である。このためIGESは、国境を越え、また個別課題を越えた視点で、現状への対応と将来への復興に資するよう取り組んでいくこととしている。本ポジションペーパーでは...
Submission to Policy Process
In a few short months, COVID-19 has morphed from a dangerous regional health threat to an all-consuming global pandemic and economic disaster. COVID-19’s rapid spread has had far-reaching implications on the everyday lives of people in nearly all corners of the world, and underlines the need for governments at all levels to coordinate cross-cutting...
Commissioned Report
本報告書は、環境省委託事業「2019 年度二国間クレジット制度の対象国における効率的な制度実施体制の検討等及びMRV 等の実施支援委託業務」に関する成果をまとめたものである。本業務では、JCMパートナー国におけるJCMの効果的な実施のための透明性の向上並びにJCMのプロジェクトサイクル下でのMRV手続の円滑な実施及びJCMプロジェクトのさらなる拡大に資することを目的として、対象国等における各種コンサルテーション、ワークショップ・セミナー等の実施、MRV手法の検討並びにその適切な実施のための支援などを行った。
Commissioned Report
Technical Report
GM Tarekul
Thi Mai
Water and energy security are vitally important for sustainable development. The UN General has approved a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Among the proposed goals, Goal 2, Goal 6 and Goal 7 focus on the security of three basic elements (food, water and energy, respectively) for survival of human being, economic growth and...
Policy Brief
UNESCAP - Urban Nexus Policy Brief 2019
Key Messages: ✓ The Asia-Pacific region is the world’s largest emitter of GHGs, and its cities account for a major share of these emissions. Out of the top 10 CO2 emitting cities globally, six are located in the region. Asia-Pacific cities have key roles to play in achieving the 1.5oC/2oC global climate targets. ✓ A total of 45 countries in the...
Policy Brief
UNESCAP - Urban Nexus Policy Brief 2019
Key messages ✓ Cities are home to over half of the world’s population and are centers of growing resource demand. In many cities, the immense demand for resources is driven by the conventional silo approach to resource management, inefficient production systems, and resource-intensive lifestyles. Efforts to improve efficiency in urban systems by...
Commissioned Report
This report presents the results of fact-finding investigation and surveys on decentralised domestic wastewater management in Vietnam, as a part of the commission work under the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) project on: "Policy Dialogue and Network Building of Multi-stakeholders on Integrated Decentralised Domestic Wastewater Management"
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