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Commissioned Report

Through the SDGs-FC, stakeholders in more than 24 ASEAN cities increased their awareness and knowledge of the SDGs, from ~20% (baseline) to > 80% on average. With 27 goals, 169 targets and over 200 unique indicators, the SDGs is a highly complicated and challenging framework for sub-national frontline officials, especially where...

Conference Proceeding

The Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Information Platform (AP-PLAT), launched at the G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial Meeting held in June 2019 in Karuizawa, Nagano, aims to provide an enabling environment for climate-risk informed decision-making and practical adaptation action through collaboration with partners, including national...

Commissioned Report

本事業では環境省が構築したアジア太平洋気候変動適応情報プラットフォーム(AP-PLAT) の3 つの柱の1 つである能⼒強化プログラムに関し、今後の活動に資する情報を収集・整理し、関係者との連携を模索することを⽬的として、以下の4つの業務をおこなった。

 (1) 気候変動適応推進に必要な能力強化に係る現状及び課題の整理・分析1
 (2) 気候変動適応推進に必要な能力強化に係る現状及び課題の整理・分析2
 (3) 適応案件形成に向けたモデル的支援の実施
   (4)AP-PLAT における能力強化支援ネットワーク強化のためのワークショップ開催

まず(1)ではアジア太平洋における既存の適応に関する能力強化研修に関し情報の整理をおこない、その
結果を(4...

Presentation
7th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum

IGES organized a special event "Filling the Adaptation Gap" together with Ministry of the Environment, Japan at 7th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaption Forum on March 2021.   

The session purpose was to share the latest scientific findings on climate change adaptation, by introducing the two latest and world-known scientific reports "Adaptation...

Conference Paper
Author:
Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Network (APAN)
UNEP
IUCN

The Asia and the Pacific is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In 2020, the region faced a record number of climate-related disasters coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting tens of millions of vulnerable people. The need to address climate change threats and build resilience has never been more urgent than now.

This...

Technical Report

Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) are at the heart of the Paris Agreement and the achievement of these long-term goals. NDCs embody efforts by each country to reduce national emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change. The Paris Agreement requires each Party to prepare, communicate and maintain successive NDCs that it intends to...

Discussion Paper
Policy Report

Starting in August 2019, the SWITCH Asia SCP Facility has provided technical support to Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) for development of the National Action Plan on Sustainable Consumption and Production (2021.2030) (NAP on SCP). The SCP Facility established a team of international and national experts to conduct an assessment on...

Non Peer-reviewed Article
In The ASEAN

ASEAN Member States have proactively taken measures to address the issue of climate change at the national and regional levels. However, some developing Member States have been facing challenges in meeting their transparency reporting requirements due to capacity constraints. Recognising these capacity gaps and the urgent needs for transformation...

Presentation
Munhwa Future Report Session 2. Climate Crisis and Green New Deal

“Localisation of SDGs and Sustainable Growth in the Post-COVID Era”, a Presentation for the Munhwa Future Report on 3 September 2020

Munhwa Future Report 2020 is a forum for intellectual conversations with the purpose of looking ahead and highlighting the massive challenges facing human beings – such as poverty and starvation, economic...