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The Expert Thematic Workshop on Landscape Approaches for the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Editor:
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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Annual Meeting of the Architectural Institute of Japan
Author:
Marco
Reggiani
This paper explores how high-speed railway (HSR) development can aid the survival of peripheral depopulating regions by increasing their connectivity. It focuses on the recently opened ‘Okutsugaru-Imabetsu Station’ of the Hokkaido Shinkansen in Imabetsu town, the smallest locality in Japan to enjoy a Shinkansen station. Based on this case study...
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持続可能なアジア太平洋に関する国際フォーラム(ISAP2019)
持続可能なアジア太平洋に関する国際フォーラム(International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific: ISAP)は、第一線で活躍する専門家、国際機関、政府、企業、NGO関係者が集い、アジア太平洋の持続可能な開発に関する多様な議論を行う国際フォーラムです。主催機関である(公財)地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)および国連大学サステイナビリティ高等研究所(UNU-IAS)が関与している国際的なネットワークと協力しつつ、関係者間の情報共有の促進や連携強化を図ることを目的として、毎年日本で開催しています。 ISAP2019の全体テーマは「包摂的な転換(トランジション): 地域循環共生圏の実現に向けたマルチステークホルダーの協力」で...
Conference Proceeding
International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2019)
The International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) is held annually to share information and facilitate diverse discussions on sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific, with the participation of front-line experts and diverse stakeholders from international organisations, governments, business and NGOs. ISAP began in 2009 as...
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First Sub-Regional Workshop on Preparation of Status Report and Sub-regional Road map for implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...
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...
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WEPA International Workshop on “Roles of decentralized wastewater and septage management in addressing the challenges and accelerating the progress of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) in Asia”
The Asia-Pacific region, with over 4.6 billion people by 2016, is the home of nearly 60% of the world population. Rapid population growth, urbanization, industrialization and changes in consumption patterns, including shifting diets toward highly water-intensive foods such as meats, which have led to a significant increase in water demand, and...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Shivantha
Goonasekera
Hemanthi
Goonasekera
IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) and UNEP-IETC undertook preliminary discussions with the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment (MOMDE) in March 2018. In October 2018, MOMDE and CCET agreed to work together in the development of waste management strategy and action plan for Negombo city. Moreover...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Tsukasa
Saito
This proceeding is related to the “Training of Trainers’ workshop held on 15 October 2018 at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India which was conducted under the Japan-India Technology Matchmaking Platform (JITMAP), specifically as part of the activities under the project on evaluation and verification of CO2 emissions reduction technologies (TA project)...
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World Sustainable Development Summit 2019
A Thematic Track Titled: Promoting Cleaner Technologies in SMEs was held on February 11, 2019 at the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2019 , New Delhi, India. It was also a part of the activities conducted in India in FY2018 under the project on evaluation and verification of CO2 emissions reduction technologies (TA project) funded by...