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Upcoming Event

Lessons for Japan's Circular Economic Future

Kitakyushu Urban Centre (KUC) will co-host “Lessons for Japan’s Circular Economic Future” with the Institute of Asian and Oceanian Studies and Education, Kyushu University.To explore the challenges and opportunities that Japan faces in the process

Past Event
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

Past Event
The 4th Kitakyushu SDGs Training Programme

Learn from the Front-runner Practices of Creating Synergy Effects from Renewable Energy by Visiting Two Zero-Carbon Cities in Kyushu, Japan

The 4th Kitakyushu SDG Training Programme calls for 10 undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in practices related to renewable energy and the integration of the three basic SDG principles: environment, economy, and society. During...
Past Event
Climate & SDGs Conference [Side Events]

Promoting synergies at local level: Why are Local Governments strengthening synergies between climate agenda and sustainable development?

Recently, local and regional governments (LRGs) are actively engaging in both the climate agenda and the SDGs. In Japan, around 52% of local governments, which accounts for 932 local governments, have SDGs plans or activity promoting SDGs through...
Past Event
Climate & SDGs Conference [Side Events]

Applying Circulating and Ecological Sphere (CES) Concept for Placing Urban Rural Linkages at the Core of Localization of Climate and Sustainable Development Actions.

The ambitions expressed in the UN2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Climate Agreement, and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction underscores the urgency with which societies need to transform towards a more livabl

Past Event
HLPF 2022 Side Event

Climate Action and the SDGs - Closing Gaps and Strengthening Synergies

Accelerated and equitable climate action is critical to sustainable development, yet a stronger connection is needed between these two global priorities. Scaling up climate action presents gaps and challenges - including trade-offs - as well as...
Past Event
IGES webinar on Voluntary Local Reviews 2022

Overcoming Barriers to Implementation

As the world rapidly approaches the deadline for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), progress is not occurring fast enough. However, cities are increasingly making a meaningful...
Past Event

Youth Inclusive Action on Integrating SDGs, Climate Change & Biodiversity

IGES will collaborate on the “Third Global Conference on Strengthening Synergies between the Paris Agreement and the SDGs”, held on 20 and 21 July. This event is co-convened by the UN DESA and UNFCCC Secretariat. It is critical to strengthen co...