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Policy Report
Author:
United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP]

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Policy Report
Translator:
Ryo
Kohsaka
Shizuka
Hashimoto
Keiko
Kotani Zusman

生物多様性及び生態系サービスに関する政府間科学-政策プラットフォーム(IPBES)による「IPBES 生物多様性と生態系サービスに関する地域評価報告書:アジア・オセアニア地域」は、生物多様性および自然が人にもたらすもの(NCP2)の重要性、現況および変化に関する既存の知見を厳密に分析するものである。本評価では、生物多様性および自然が人にもたらすもの(NCP)の変化の直接原因と根本要因、ならびにこのような変化が人々の生活の質におよぼす影響を分析する。本評価の最後には、アジア・オセアニア地域において生物多様性および自然が人にもたらすもの(NCP)の減少を抑えるために現在実践可能なガバナンスのオプション、政策および管理方法の組み合わせを特定する。本評価では、陸域...

Policy Report
Author:
Yongfeng
Nie
Yiying
Jin

This publication is intended to provide expert-based assessment of regional progress of 3R policy implementation in China,
particularly in response to the Hanoi 3R Goals (2013-2023) adopted at the 4th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific in Hanoi in March 2013.

Policy Report
Author:
UNESCAP

Since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in 2016, scientist have been studying its “indivisible whole” nature, with the objectives to propose viable methods and tools for integrated planning of the implementation of the 17 SDGs. Furthermore, their 169 targets were developed through an inclusive and comprehensive process...

Policy Report

Recognising the importance of markets to sustainable forest management, this document provides guidance to timber buyers on the steps that they can take to responsibly purchase Papua New Guinean export timber. Log exports have been a major foreign exchange earner for PNG, but weak enforcement of forest laws means that the forest estate is mostly...

Policy Report
Author:
Xinyan
Lin

This report reviews recent developments in China’s formal national air pollution policies from late 2011 to late 2013. It also reviews the related legal framework and administrative structure of implementation of air pollution prevention and control measures in China, to illustrate the context and legal significance of these trends. The complexity...

Policy Report
Managing forests as a renewable asset for present and future generations: Verifying legal compliance in forestry in Papua New Guinea

Managing forests as a renewable asset for present and future generations: Verifying legal compliance in forestry in Papua New Guinea

This report aims to contribute to the management of PNG’s forests as a renewable natural asset for the collective benefit of all Papua New Guineans. It argues that to achieve these ends, illegalities in the forest sector need serious attention. The report aims to (i) provide a review of the illegal logging issue in PNG, (ii) identify the potential...

Policy Report

This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the development of an appropriate framework for structuring the approach on...

Policy Report

This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the assessment of ESD learning performance. The information contained here...

Policy Report

This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the study of ESD implementation at a national level and tries to identify the...