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Presentation
Towards Achieving Osaka Blue Ocean Vision in ASEAN Region: Expert and Policy Dialogue on Two Global Assessments on Policy Response to Plastic Pollution
By utilizing the opportunity of Regional Consultation on INC in Asia and the Pacific held on March 5 and 6 2024 in Bangkok, the hybrid webinar was organized as an opportunity to have a policy-expert dialogue on on-going works to prepare more policy-relevant analysis on plastic pollution and effectiveness of policy responses coordinated by leading...
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IPBES
本冊子は、IPBES第9回総会(2022年7月、ドイツ・ボンで開催)で承認されたIPBES自然の多様な価値と価値評価の方法論に関する評価報告書の、環境省とIGESによる和訳です。自然の多様な価値と価値評価の方法論に関する評価報告書は、人々の良質な生活と地球上の生命を調和させ、持続可能な開発において相互に絡み合っている経済・社会・環境の側面をバランスよく発展させるための経路を示すガイダンスを提供しています。また、様々な世界観と価値観の関係に関する理解、および価値の類型、ならびに自然の価値の評価手法と評価プロセスの設計と実施、ならびに自然の多様な価値を意思決定と政策決定に組み込むための指針が含まれています。
Training or Learning Material
The aim of this e-learning course is to learn how the climate projection tool “ ClimoCast ” can be used in the NAP process. The tool covers all countries around the world, and allows users to compare different climate scenarios and models, as well as downscale the results to the sub-national level, which is very useful for adaptation planning. The...
Fact Sheet
In recent years, marine plastic litter has been a critical policy issue, and action in an internationally harmonised manner is necessary to tackle this situation. Based on the G20 Implementation Framework for Actions on Marine Plastic Litter, voluntary country reporting has continued since 2019. Three reports with rich country and organisational...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In Japan Environment Quarterly
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In 2010, the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the CBD was held in Japan (Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture). With the participation of 179 parties as well as relevant international organisations and NGOs, a new strategic plan for biodiversity, including the Aichi Biodiversity Targets was adopted for the 2011-2020 period. The Aichi...
Training or Learning Material
Inspired by Nature-based solutions and actions
Urban rivers in Singapore are surrounded by concrete embankments and riverbeds that degrade the natural ecosystem and ecosystem services. The Singapore government has taken up several initiatives to restore the urban environment and the ABC program is a significant one among them. Many factors have played a role in the success of the ABC program...
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Inspired by Nature-based solutions and actions
Expansion of the Gobi desert is severely impacting the agricultural livelihoods of farmers in China and is affecting the wider environment due to transboundary dust storms. The Three-North Shelterbelt Forest Program (TNSFP), launched in 1978, has halted desert expansion through an ecological engineering programme of mass afforestation spanning 27.6...
Training or Learning Material
Inspired by Nature-based solutions and actions
The city of Delhi is facing an overall deterioration of its urban environment due to rapid groundwater abstraction and air pollution, leading to various health issues. The city of Delhi is rapidly expanding as more and more people are migrating to the city for better livelihoods and quality of life. Delhi expanded by 457 sq km during 1989–2014 and...
Conference Proceeding
The international workshop “Building Resilience to the Risk of Compound and Cascading Disasters in the Context of Climate Change: Launch of the New e-learning Course on AP-PLAT” was held online on 21 January 2022, organised by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and co-organised by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)...