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Negombo City is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. It is the major commercial and transport centre, and main health service provider for the region. However, municipal solid waste management is a pressing concern for Negombo due to expanding urbanization, increasing income, lack of public awareness, changes in...

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This work was presented as one of the keynote presentations at Da Nang city's development forum in December 2019. The author has develop an analysis of sustainable transformation scenario analysis applying SSPs framework for Da Nang city. Also Yokohama city's and Japanese experiences of sustainable development strategies were presented. The key...
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MASHING UP

オンラインメディアで、女性から始めるダイバーシティをキーワードに、働き方やダイバーシティ、ジェンダー平等などを扱う記事などを載せているMASHING UPからの依頼に基づき、IGESでは、SDGs & Meという連載を展開しています。

本記事は、その一環として地球温暖化をテーマに、「実際のところ、温室効果ガスを実質ゼロにすることは可能なのか?」という問いから個人が、また社会がどのように向き合うことができるのか、取り上げました。

Briefing Note

In July, the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) observed stronger voices and a renewed commitment from local and sub-national actors. Over the past years, participation has demonstrated the importance and potential for transformative change of local and regional actors working on sustainability. While the challenges remain...

Briefing Note

2019年7月に、SDGsのレビューを行う年に1度の閣僚級会合である、ハイレベル政治フォーラム(HLPF)が開催され、2000人近くの参加者が、SDGsの進捗状況やベストプラクティスについて情報を交換し、今後取るべきアクションについて議論を展開した。本会合では、地域で実践されている地に足のついたソリューションへの注目が高まると同時に、自治体主体のSDGs実践やそのモニタリングに関する施策が聴衆の関心を呼んだ。IGES2018年に世界に先駆けて行った自発的自治体レビュー(VLR)、VLRに関するオンラインプラットフォームであるVLR Lab.も各国自治体の関心を惹き、実際に多くの自治体がVLRを実施していることが明らかになった。また、国連環境計画(UNEP)は、SDGs達成に向けたSMEs...

Conference Proceeding
The Expert Thematic Workshop on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
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United Nations Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)

This report is an output of the Expert Thematic Workshop on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework held 3-6 September 2019 in Kumamoto, Japan, which was organized by the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) in cooperation with the Secretariat of the Convention on...

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Under the Paris Agreement, which was adopted in 2015, Los Angeles has been strongly motivated to be a global leader by creating an achievable climate action plan and sustainable solutions. To meet its goals, the city has developed L.A.’ s Green New Deal, which is an expanded version of the first Sustainable City pLAn developed in 2015. This Green...
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Twelfth Annual Meeting of the IAMC

Contents of this presentation
- Application of model results for transition analysis; An approach for feasibility studies
- Focusing job issue (ca. Just Transition) to enhance the mitigation targets
- Analyzing job impact at the national/sub-national context under the decarbonization of the power sector

Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceedings of The Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies

In many cities, ride-hailing or shared taxi systems have transformed service delivery, spurred new businesses, and changed lifestyles. There is nonetheless limited systematic analysis of the impact of these shared taxi systems on transport decisions and travel patterns. The article aims to fill that void by drawing on new survey data to analyze...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Proceedings of the eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies

This article describes awareness raising campaign and engagement of junior high school students as one of major users and its impacts on the knowledge and intentions to use public bus in developing city. The awareness program was conducted through the planning of activities; implementation of training and evaluation of programs. To capture the...