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Book Chapter
In Climate Change Governance in Asia
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Asia is an extremely diverse region, in terms of the political regimes of its constituent countries, and of their level of development and the nature of their civil societies. As such, its countries are producing a wide range of governance approaches to climate change. Covering the diversity of climate change governance in Asia, this book presents...
Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Rosa Vivien Ratnawati
Novrizal Tahar
Ujang Solihin Sidik
Tsukiji Makoto
With a population of 250 million, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country and second-largest plastic polluter in the world after China. The country produces 3.2 million tonnes of un-managed plastic waste a year, of which about 1.29 million tonnes ends up in the marine environment. In addition, approximately 10 billion plastic carry bags...
Training or Learning Material
A ‘Voluntary Local Review’ (VLR) is a process whereby local and regional governments voluntarily carry out a review of progress being made in their implementation of the SDGs. This review includes policies, programmes, data, institutional set-ups and stakeholder engagement mechanisms to implement the 2030 Agenda at the local level. VLRs are then...
Book Chapter
In Sustainability and the Automobile Industry in Asia Policy and Governance
More and more researchers are working with cities on innovative responses to climate change. Many of these efforts involve purposive experimentation. These experiments entail collaboration between researchers and policymakers in efforts to introduce small-scale initiatives that open opportunities for large-scale transformations. The promise of...
Briefing Note
The 7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (7APFSD) is due to take place on 25-27 March 2020 at the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand. One of the significant differences to preceding APFSD forums (at least from 2017) is that the APFSD7 does not have any cluster of goals under review. This reflects a decision at the global level...
Training or Learning Material
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This manual was developed based on the needs of on-site operators of small-to-medium scale composting centres (Input of organic waste: < 1 ton/day) in Bandung city in West Java Province to improve their composting method and to provide a hands-on manual for their daily operations. It was therefore designed to be as simple as possible with limited...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Technological Forecasting and Social Change
Technology foresight is crucial in shaping the futures of social good that brings intrinsic and instrumental values to engage different stakeholders in the process. Within this context, the impact of technological innovation on the society from a multi-dimensional perspective is understudied. This paper addresses and investigates this gap by...
Book Chapter
In Resilient Policies in Asian Cities: Adaptation to Climate Change and Natural Disasters
Enhancing capacity for building resilient cities is a growing concern among policy makers and international communities to minimize the impacts of climate change and natural disasters. The UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015–2030) called for urgent need in building resilient...
Presentation
UNITAR CIFAL Jeju Workshop on Gender & Environmental Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific Region
UNITAR facilitated its workshop on the Gender and Environmental Sustainability in the Asia-Pacific Region from 3rd to 6th of December 2019 and invited IGES to lecture for the Session 1: Environment Meets Gender as well as Session 2: Why Gender-Sensitive Approach is Important?. The sessions supported participants, from 12 different Asian countries...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceeding of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies
Author:
Asep
Sofyan
N.T.K. Oanh
D.A.Permadi
P. Lestari
H.S.Huboyo
W.Handayani
Transformative actions on climate change and other sustainability issues at city level is important to achieve GHG emission reduction. To anchor transformative actions, a wider societal consensus building based on science policy process is key element. This paper explores process to prioritize policies and detail actions of selected policy on low...