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Seminar on City-to-City Collaboration for Zero Carbon Society

Cities currently account for 70% of global greenhouse gases and energy consumption. In order to achieve a carbon neutral society, cities must accelerate the transition to a decarbonised society that is suited to the characteristics of each city, and
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COP28 Joint MDB Pavilion

Fostering Partnership towards NetZero Economies in MENA

Fostering partnerships and collaborations is crucial to expedite progress toward NetZero economies. The J-MENA GREEN initiative aims to concentrate on viable prospects such as technologies, incentives, policies, and networks within renewable...
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COP28 Japan Pavilion Side Event

Triggering an upward spiral towards decarbonization with subnational leaders - from the G7 Roundtable on Subnational Climate Actions

Cities account for approximately 70% of global GHG emissions, and subnational governments are at the forefront of making global efforts to address climate change as well as of adapting to its impacts. The latest IPCC report stated that government...
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High-Level Talks

Towards Smart, Zero Carbon and Climate-Resilient Cities in Malaysia and Japan

The mayors of Malaysia’s major cities gathered at the IGES Tokyo Sustainability Forum in Tokyo to share the latest news on climate sustainability. They described their initiatives to realise smart, zero-carbon, and climate-resilient cities, and
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ASEAN SDGs-Frontrunner Cities Programme Phase 2

Upcycling Workshop in Redang Island, Malaysia

On 16 September 2023, approximately 40 residents of the Kampung Baru village community in Malaysia’s Redang Island joined a half-day workshop to learn new skills for upcycling discarded plastic, with support and funding from the ASEAN SDGS...
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ASEAN SDGs-Frontrunner Cities Programme Phase 2

Workshop on Database Development for Disaster Management in Prik Sub-district, Songkhla Province of Thailand

Under the support of the ASEAN SDGs-FC Programme Phase 2, Prik Sub-district Municipality (Prik Municipality) organised a workshop on database preparation for disaster management. This followed earlier workshops held in collaboration with other...
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HLPF 2023 Official Side Event

Translating Evidence to Action on Climate and SDGs Synergies in Asia and Beyond

The urgent need to address the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises have focused attention on solutions that leverage synergies across multiple issues. Such solutions can be more cost-effective than single-issue interventions, overcoming...
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APFSD Side Event

Actions to Harnessing Synergies between the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals: Enhancing City to City Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific Region

While most of the Asia Pacific region is not on track to achieve the Paris Agreement and SDGs, maximizing synergies between climate actions and the SDGs could help accelerate progress. The potential for synergies is particularly great in cities. In f
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Workshop on Voluntary Local Reviews for Regional Governments

Following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, several local governments showed their commitment to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the local level by undertaking a voluntary local review (VLR). VLRs have emerged as a ke