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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...

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...

Policy Brief
Author:
National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)

On 1 May 2020, the National Institute of Urban Affairs, NIUA, (autonomous body under India’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs) and the National Mission for Clean Ganga, NMCG, (under India’s Ministry of Jal Shakti) organized an Ideathon on “The Future of River Management”. The purpose of this Ideathon was to use the current COVID-19 crisis as a...

Conference Proceeding
Author:

On May 20-24, 2019, the Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration (Taiwan EPA) and the Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment (MONRE) participated in a twinning technical exchange program in Taipei, Taiwan. The program, which was convened by the Environmental Law Institute in its capacity as the Secretariat for the...

Policy Report

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...

Conference Proceeding

Despite the region’s vulnerability to climate change, there is a serious lack of capacity in Asia for developing quality project proposals for climate change adaptation that can attract financing, which largely hinders implementation of Paris Agreement and the 2030 Development Agenda. Capacity building programmes are needed so that local...

Report Chapter
In Global Environment Outlook - GEO-6: Healthy Planet, Healthy People
Author:
Klaus
Jacob
Diana
Mangalagiu
Beatriz
Rodríguez-Labajos

This chapter presents a set of conclusions for Part B of the
sixth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6), reached through the
findings of the previous chapters about policy effectiveness
(Chapters 10-17). It summarizes for policymakers what
is known to work best and why, including a synthesized
discussion of the limitations of the evidence available...