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PR, Newsletter or Other

This educational video aims to raise awareness and provide school children and local people living on and around Tonle Sap Lake with a better understanding on how to protect their health through simple actions such as proper handwashing with soap, and describes how to treat water for daily use (e.g. cooking, drinking, washing raw food, and bathing)...

Working Paper
ADBI Working Paper Series

Adopted in 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were intended to motivate governments and the international community to address the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. However, most countries are not on pace to achieve the SDGs. The economic and human toll of the...

Submission to Policy Process

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has developed the following key messages to share at the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD 2021). The messages are organized around six APFSD 2021 agenda items, and outline how policymakers can preserve a harmonious relationship between nature and humanity in the COVID-19...

Book Chapter
In Water, Climate Change, and Sustainability
Author:
Vishnu Prasad
Pandey
Sangam
Shrestha
David
Wiberg

Various drivers such as population growth, land use/cover change, unsustainable consumption pattern, and climate change are putting pressure on limited resources available within our planetary boundaries, thus, raising concerns on their sustainability. Coordinated actions at levels ranging from global to local are required to ensure sustainability...

Briefing Note

The 2021 United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.1) took place on February 22-23 2021.

As the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) universal-membership governing body, UNEA plays an important role in international environmental governance. Held biennially, UNEA brings together the UN’s 193 member states and other stakeholders to...

Presentation
JCM Global Partnership meeting

This presentation was given at the JCM Global Partnership meeting on Feb 17-19 2021. It provides the sustainable development under Art 6 and JCM; linkages between the JCM and SDGs; and future potential contributions to the achievement of SDGs. In addition, it briefly explains JCM potentials to the COVID-19 recovery plan in the partner countries...

Data or Tool

This report summarizes the best practices of the JCM contributions to the SDG achievement, which shows how each project links with the SDG Goals. It covers different types of projects developed in Myanmar, Palau, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Mongolia, Indonesia, Viet Nam and Bangladesh. 

Various energy efficiency technologies in different industries...

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Discussion Paper

Learning from cultural traditions and philosophies could help place countries in Asia on more sustainable development paths. This paper argues why and outlines how countries in Asia should collaborate in pooling and promoting good practices grounded in indigenous knowledge and philosophies to mainstream sustainability at the local, national...