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Climate Change, Biodiversity Loss, and Pollution ~Promoting synergistic approaches to address the triple planetary crisis~ the 15th SDGs Stakeholders Meeting and 4th SDGs Roundtable Environment Subcommittee Meeting

Purpose of the event The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which form the core of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda) adopted in September 2015, have become the common language for the international community's goals...
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The 5th Kitakyushu SDGs Training

Learn how renewable energy industries are revitalizing economy and society in the City of Kitakyushu, Japan

Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Kitakyushu Urban Center is organizing a 3-day on-site program in Kitakyushu City of Fukuoka Prefecture for university and graduate students who reside in and out of Kitakyushu City. The program...
Past Event
UNEA6 Side Event

Synergistic Approaches to Overcome the Triple Crisis and the SDG Deadlock

The triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss, and pollution is posing significant challenges to humanity and hindering the achievement of global agendas such as the UN 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
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International Symposium

Japan‘s Contribution to the 7th Assessment Cycle of IPCC and Collaboration with IIASA on “Climate Change and Cities”

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will produce the 7th Assessment Report (AR7), scheduled for 2023-2028. Within this process, it has been decided to prepare a special report on 'Climate Change and Cities' in response to the growing
Past Event
Symposium

Transformative and Behavioral Changes towards Nature-Positive Society

Ecosystems supported by rich biodiversity are the foundation of our society, economy, livelihoods, and culture, providing a variety of benefits and contributing to human well-being. According to a report published by the Intergovernmental Science...
Past Event

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
Past Event
Asia-Pacific Climate Security Project (APCS)

International Symposium on Climate Security in Asia-Pacific

IGES is organising an international symposium to mark the launch of this initiative on climate security to strengthen the understanding of the necessary interventions needed in this dynamic policy area.