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Climate change deepens poverty; whereas, researches have shown financial inclusion is one of the best ways to build resilience to the climate change effects. Inclusive green finance is an evolving policy area in which member institutions of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) are beginning to implement policies, regulations and national...
Policy Report
High Level Intergovernmental and Stakeholder Advisory Group (HLG)
Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP)
Co-chairs and Authors
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The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is the result of a consultative and participatory process to prepare an independent assessment of the state of the environment, the effectiveness of the policy response in addressing environmental challenges and the possible pathways to achieving various internationally agreed environmental goals. The GEO is a...
Book Chapter
In Realising the Transformative Potential of the SDGs
* In this report, “sustainable technology” contributes to sustainable development, but the technology itself is not necessarily sustainable. * Accelerating the adoption and use of “sustainable” technology in all countries is necessary to achieve a transformation to sustainability. * Technology is prominently highlighted in the SDGs as a means of...
The 2030 Agenda, with its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 169 targets, and 232 indicators, agreed by all countries, are intended to “transform the world”. This report examines the ability of the SDGs to actually trigger this transformation and to suggest some key actions to make the SDGs more transformative. It examines the roles of key...
Policy Report
Despite considerable hope and enthusiasm raised by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and some quick initial efforts, many governments and stakeholders are uncertain about how to proceed concretely. The 2030 development agenda is intended to be transformative, and the goals seem comprehensive, but they also are very complex - with 17 goals...
Commissioned Report
本業務は、アジア域内での環境協力の更なる促進を図るため、以下の5つを主要コンポーネントとし、これらの統合的実施を図り、CAIの幅広い普及と日本国の戦略的国際環境協力の推進に貢献することを目的とするものである。 1.アジアの都市における環境対策を強化するための概要調査、2.アジア諸国との各種会合支援及び調査業務、3.環境的に持続可能な都市(ESC)に関る調査等業務、4.アジア・太平洋島嶼国における環境問題の現状に係る調査業務、5.環境省が実施する取組に関する情報発信業務
Book Chapter
In GEO-6 Regional Assessment for Asia and the Pacific
• The emergence of multiple global environmental goals clearly signals a need to reverse the trend of deteriorating environmental conditions across the region. Despite some deficiencies, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been successful in showing the effectiveness of a goal-based approach to problem solving. • New or revised agreements...