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Author:
AL
Ramanathan
S
Chidambaram
MP
Jonathan
MV
Prasanna
F.M.
Arriola

The whole world has been on intermittent lockdowns due to the present COVID-19 pandemic. The industrial deacceleration caused by the pandemic has affected everyone without distinction of wealth, religion, or nationality. Also, the pandemic has evidenced how socio-environmental processes have been altered or accentuated, relieving the environment...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Remote Sensing
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Asma
Kouser
Ashwani
Kumar
Deepak
Singh
Prakhar
Misra
Ankita
Gupta
Ali P.
Yunus
Netrananda
Sahu
Andi Besse
Rimba

Remote sensing technology has seen a massive rise in popularity over the last two decades,
becoming an integral part of our lives. Space-based satellite technologies facilitated access to the
inaccessible terrains, helped humanitarian teams, support complex emergencies, and contributed to
monitoring and verifying conflict zones. The scoping...

Discussion Paper

Many decision makers are contemplating whether policies and investments made in the wake of COVID-19 are inclusive, resilient and sustainable enough to bring about a course change in development. This paper outlines the design features of framework that helps policymakers steer a more inclusive, resilient and sustainable course. What the Institute...

Working Paper
Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Freiburg (Germany), Occasional Paper Series
Author:
Lukas Maximilian
Müller

In the race for infrastructure connectivity across Asia, several states have established initiatives to provide funding for developing countries. Chief among these are the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Japanese Partnership for Quality Infrastructure (PQI). The most recent addition to these competing multilateral initiatives in...

Discussion Paper

Sustainable Lifestyles Policy and Practice: Challenges and Way Forward provides an overview of the current (2019) situation for sustainable lifestyles globally.  It includes 32 case studies from around the world, showing on-going efforts to support the transition to sustainable ways of living.

The key messages of the publication are:

  • There...
Presentation
HLPF2019 IGESSide Event “From Science to Implementation: Strengthening the Science Policy Interface (SPI) to Integrate Climate Change, Resilience, and the SDGs” on 11thJuly 2019, UNHQ, NY

HLPF2019 IGESSide Event “From Science to Implementation: Strengthening the Science Policy Interface (SPI) to Integrate Climate Change, Resilience, and the SDGs” on 11thJuly 2019, UNHQ, NY

Peer-reviewed Article
In サステイナビリティ研究

持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)は、着実に社会に浸透しているが、本当に世界で目指すべき目標なのだろうか。また、多様な主体が関与する SDGs に対し、いかにして実施を効果的に進めていけばよいのだろうか。これらの疑問に答えるため、本稿では、第一に、SDGs の意義を検討し、第二に、主に日本を対象に、SDGs を実施していくにあたってのマルチレベル・ガバナンスのあり方を考察した。SDGs の意義としては、①持続可能な開発を阻む様々な問題について、達成期限のある具体的な目標を包括的に定めたこと、②統合的な解決が求められるようになったこと、③変革を促しやすくなったこと、④持続可能な開発を世界の主要議題に押し上げたこと、の 4 点を導き出した。マルチレベル・ガバナンスは、垂直的調整、水平的調整...

Presentation
Stakeholder consultation on Maximizing the Climate Security in Asia through a Coordinated Emergency Assistance Framework

Japan is one of the prominent contributors towards overseas development assistance (ODA) and emergency relief assistance (external emergency assistance, EEA) in the aftermath of major natural disasters. These assistances have costs and benefits to both the recipients and to the donor countries. In order to improve the efficacy of various forms of...