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Online Course on Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) towards Circular Economy

This event was organised as part of IGES-CCET’s collaboration with ADB on improving waste management and the circular economy in Asia and the Pacific. 

This online course was a capacity-building programme for Asian Development Bank (ADB) personnel and technical staff that aimed to provide them with the planning knowledge and skills needed to...

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Understanding and Addressing Systemic Risks Behind the Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Japan and India: Developing a Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Future
Author:
Indian Institute of Technology, Tirupati (IIT-T)

These proceedings pertain to the JSPS-ICSSR seminar entitled ‘Understanding and Addressing Systemic Risks Behind the Socio-economic Impacts of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Japan and India: Developing a Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Future’. Led by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Indian Institute...

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AAAI 2022 Fall Symposium on the Role of AI in Responding to Climate Challenges
Author:
Kshitij
Jain
Patrick
McSharry

Climate action, Goal 13 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), cuts across almost all SDGs. Achieving climate goals can reinforce the achievements in many other goals, but at the same time climate mitigation and adaptation measures may generate trade-offs, such as levelling the cost of energy and transitioning away from fossil fuels...

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Author:
Anna Oposa
Mo Maguyon

The Circular Economy for Plastics (CEP) Private Sector Workshop was held on 1 and 3 December 2021 through the online platform, Zoom. Over twenty participants representing micro, small, to medium enterprises (MSMEs),corporations, and associations in the private sector gathered to discuss existing circular economy initiatives in six Philippine cities...

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Coastal communities are disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change on the ocean, including depleted marine ecosystems, sea-level rise, and coastal hazards such as storm surges. These climate changerelated impacts have been experienced by Guimaras, a small island province located in Western Visayas, Philippines. IGES and PEMSEA...

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International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2021)

The International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP) is held annually in Japan bringing together leading experts, international organisations, governments, businesses, and NGOs to discuss various aspects of sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific. This year’s forum was organised by the Institute for Global Environmental...

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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(ISAP2021)

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ある。主催機関である地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)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る。

2021年のISAPでは、「未来を導く決定的な10年: 気候、生物多様性と他の地球的課題の統合的な解決を目指して」をテーマとし、気候変動ならびに生物多様性についての二つの締約国会議(COP...

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Round table for “From satellite observation to national GHG inventories: inputs to the Global Stocktake of the Paris Agreement”

A national GHG inventory is an important input for the Global Stocktake (GST), which began from COP26, aiming to assess the collective progress towards achieving the purpose of the Paris Agreement and its long-term goals. All Parties are required to submit a greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory as part of the Biennial Transparency Report (BTR) under the...

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The international workshop “Building Resilience to the Risk of Compound and Cascading Disasters in the Context of Climate Change: Launch of the New e-learning Course on AP-PLAT” was held online on 21 January 2022, organised by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and co-organised by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)...

Conference Proceeding
Author:
Sacha
Amaruzaman
Verónica
Rojo
Bibiana
Vilá
Himangana
Gupta

On Thursday 2 December 2021, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) convened a session entitled “Landscape Approaches for Biodiversity, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Co-benefits” at the 13th International Forum for Sustainable Asia...