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Working Paper
Enhanced collaboration with countries with advanced technologies is essential to closing greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation gaps in developing countries’ energy consuming and producing sectors. However, traditional models of technology transfer tend to focus on the sale of expensive technologies to developing countries, often subsidised through aid or...
Report Chapter
In Global Environment Outlook 6 For Industry in Asia-Pacific
Asia and the Pacific’s unrelenting industrial development has been a driving force in the economic growth of scores of countries in the region and beyond. This shift has led to greater prosperity, increased urbanization and sustained population growth. Yet as the region has become the “world’s factory”, it is increasingly realizing not only the...
Presentation
East Asian Sociological Association Congress
New social movements are constantly emerging that aim to implement sustainable solutions: the Return to Rural movement is a typical case that operates on the underlying premise that the current development centred consumer society should recognize the urgent need for radical shift due to the scale of catastrophic environmental degradation and socio...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon Management
Author:
Nguyen Thi Kim
Oanh
Lai Nguyen
Huy
Didin Agustian
Permadi
Puji
Lestari
Asep
Sofyan
Lack of robust data to assess the effects of different policies may hamper the design and implementation of effective solutions to reduce traffic emissions. This study analyzed the emissions of passenger fleets in Bandung, Indonesia, illustrated with three emission scenarios against the 2015 baseline. Local surveys were conducted to get traffic...
Fact Sheet
Bandung is implementing a pedestrianisation programme called “Panca Trotoar” to provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually appealing walking environments. The “Panca Trotoar” aims to achieve these objectives by ensuring all sidewalks have a bench for resting, a stone ball to prevent traffic on sidewalk, a flower pot for decoration, a...
Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 100 Resilient Cities Newsletter
Author:
Semarang City
CRO
Semarang became the first Asian city to release a Resilience Strategy on May 23rd, 2016. Among the document’s six pillars, number 4 is Integrated Mobility. This pillar aims to enhance the performance of the city’s mobility systems by promoting the use, improving the service quality, and enhancing the management of the public transportation network...
Issue Brief
This issue brief argues that an ambitious goal on education will be essential to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and should address not only the need for universal education, but also substantially aim to improve overall efficacy of education through a qualitative turn in framing education to provide sustainable well-being...
Policy Report
This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the development of an appropriate framework for structuring the approach on...
Conference Proceeding
UNESCO Asia and the Pacific Regional Bureau for Education hosted an expert consultation on Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Asia and the Pacific in close collaboration with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and United Nations University Institute of Advance Studies (UNU...
Policy Report
This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the assessment of ESD learning performance. The information contained here...