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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 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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ITTO project

Analysis of timber legality assurance systems and good practices in China and Vietnam for sustainable timber trade

近年、木材貿易を取り巻く国内外の環境は、木材の合法性確認や、持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)達成への貢献など、大きくかつ急速に変化してきています。平成28(2016)年には、合法伐採木材等の流通及び利用を促進し、地域及び地球の環境保全に資することを目的とする「クリーンウッド法(合法伐採木材等の流通及び利用の促進に関する法律)」が制定されました。クリーンウッド法では、木材関連事業者が木材等を利用する場合に合法伐採木材等を利用することを努力義務として定めるとともに、木材が合法に伐採されたかものか否かを
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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