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Plastics are part of everyday life for most of the people in the world and it is also used extensively in the industry. Globally about 368 million tonnes are produced annually where Asia accounts for more than half of the global plastic production. Sri Lanka currently imports virgin plastic raw materials for varying applications which amounts to...

Submission to Policy Process

Implementing the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 1746/QĐ-TTg dated December 4th, 2019 on promulgating the National Action Plan on Marine Plastic Debris Management by 2030 and the Prime Minister’s Directive No. 33/CT-TTg dated August 20th, 2020 on strengthening the management, reuse, recycling, treatment and reduction of plastic waste (abbreviated as...

Submission to Policy Process

Implementing the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 1746/QĐ-TTg dated December 4th, 2019 on promulgating the National Action Plan on Marine Plastic Debris Management by 2030 and the Prime Minister’s Directive No. 33/CT-TTg dated August 20th, 2020 on strengthening the management, reuse, recycling, treatment and reduction of plastic waste (abbreviated as...

Submission to Policy Process

公益財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)は、内閣官房と外務省が意見募集した「持続可能な開発目標(SDGs)に関する自発的国家レビュー(VNR)」に対して、パブリックコメントを提出しました。

SDGsの達成に向けた取り組みを着実なものとするためには、SDGsの実施をモニタリングし、レビュー(評価)し、その結果に基づいて取り組みの改善を図るプロセスが非常に重要であるため、SDGsを承認した国連加盟国は、自発的国家レビュー(Voluntary National ReviewVNR)という形で進捗を報告することが求められています。

VNRは毎年7月に開催されている「国連持続可能な開発のためのハイレベル政治フォーラム(HLPF)」で発表が行われており、日本政府は20177月に最初の...

Translation of non-IGES Material
Author:
United Nations Environment Programme

[DAISY] (テキストのみDAISY3形式、zipファイル)

この度、NPO法人支援技術開発機構(ATDO)様のサポートによりGEOユースアジア太平洋のDAISY版の作成を行うことができました。DAISYとは誰もが読めるアクセシブルな電子書籍の国際標準規格です。 DAISYについて、また再生ツールの詳細に関してはこちらをご覧ください。 https://atdo.website/ 

Submission to Policy Process

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management, particularly final disposal as open dumps has become a global issue. Worldwide, dumpsites are the third largest anthropogenic source of methane, accounting for 11 percent of estimated global methane emissions or 881 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent. The 50 largest dumpsites affect the daily lives of 64...

Translation of non-IGES Material
Author:
United Nations Environment Programme

国連環境計画(UNEP)により出版された「地球環境概況(Global Environment Outlook: GEO)-6ユース:アジア太平洋」は、ユースのためにユースにより書かれた報告書です。IGESではこの報告書の執筆、和訳および誰にでも読めるDAISY版への翻訳のサポートを行いました。

Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Emani Kumar
Soumya Chaturvedula
Ritu Thakur
Achu R Sekhar
Rahul Singh
Sumskrutha Shroff
Anuradha Adhikari
Harini Kolli

Plastics are an integral part of our daily life. Today, the linear model of “make, use, and dispose” plastic materials poses a serious threat to the public health and environment. Though there are a large number of interventions made across the country, the impact is not yet visible. It is realised that challenges with plastic waste are so...

Submission to Policy Process

This submission, which includes a paper maintaining that indigenous knowledge and philosophical richness can help Asia transition to a more sustainable development paths, argues for a greater focus on looking back as countries move toward a post-pandemic future. More concretely, the paper outlines why and how countries in Asia should collaborate in...

Submission to Policy Process
Author:
W.M.D.
Lanza
Ruwanthi
Fernando
H.A.U.K.
Gunarathane
Hemanthi
Goonasekera
Subakaran
Arumaithurai
Shivantha
Goonasekera
Anurudda
Karunarathana
Thilini
Rajapaksha

The Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan (WMSAP) for Negombo is the outcome of committed team effort of city officials led by the Mayor and Commissioner of the Negombo City. The strategy also received inputs from committee members of Negombo Municipal Council (NMC) which comprised of Finance Committee, Health Committee, Industrial Committee...