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What does the "Global Biodiversity Framework" mean for the world?

The “Kunming–Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework” (GBF), approved in December 2022, is expected to guide national biodiversity strategies and action plans (NBSAPs) worldwide until the end of this decade. IGES, with guests from the Global Youth Bio
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Lessons for Japan's Circular Economic Future

Kitakyushu Urban Centre (KUC) co-hosted “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
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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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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 called for 10 undergraduate and graduate students who were interested in practices related to renewable energy and the integration of the three basic SDG principles: environment, economy, and society...
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Zero Carbon City International Forum 2023

IGES will co-host the "Zero Carbon City International Forum 2023", organised by the Ministry of the Environment (MOE), Japan and the Office of Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, the United States of America on March 1, to accelerate...
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International Online Conference

Innovations in citizen engagement toward advancing the decarbonisation of cities and lifestyles

The need to decarbonise our lifestyles to help limit global warming to 1.5°C is now widely recognized, according to a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Working Group III titled Climate Change 2022: Mitigation of Climate
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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
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FY2022 2nd JITMAP Seminar

Promoting India-Japan collaboration on environment technologies

The Kansai Research Centre of IGES in collaboration with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), organised the second JITMAP seminar entitled “Promoting India-Japan collaboration on environment technologies” with support from Mahratta Chamber...