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The Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Information Platform (AP-PLAT), launched at the G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial Meeting held in June 2019 in Karuizawa, Nagano, aims to provide an enabling environment for climate-risk informed decision-making and practical adaptation action through collaboration with partners, including national...

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The 7th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCs) 11,15-19 March 2021, online
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The COVID-19 outbreak has posed significant challenges for waste management, waste recycling and the circular economy around the world. This waste is not only medical and infectious waste but also general waste such as food waste and plastic waste (UNEP, 2020). Challenges include changes in lifestyle, consumption habits, blocked supply chains...

Conference Proceeding

This report summarizes the key discussion points of the two-day Asian Transparency Workshop on December 14-15, 2020. With the aim to promote knowledge-sharing among countries in Asia for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement’s Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF), the workshop particularly focused on a roadmap for preparation of...

Conference Proceeding
Author:
Dang
Kien
Leni
Camacho
Maiko
Nishi
William
Dunbar
Makiko
Yanagiya

On Thursday 12 November 2020, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) convened a session entitled “The Satoyama Initiative, transformative change, and societies in harmony with nature” at the 12th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the...

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Annual Meeting of the Architectural Institute of Japan
Author:
Marco
Reggiani

By reflecting on the case of Imabetsu, this paper explores alternative mechanisms to cope with shrinkage while striving for transitioning to more sustainable development pathways. It argues that rather than fighting against decline, the town should embrace its smaller size while looking within to find alternative ways to sustain the local community...

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Science-Policy Dialogue for South Asia and West Asia subregion on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment
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Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)

From 27-28 February 2019, in Kathmandu, Nepal, a subregional science-policy dialogue for South Asia and West Asia on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment was held in Park Village Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal, as a part of the “Capacity Building Project for the Implementation of IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment” funded by the Japan...

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Science-Policy Dialogue for South-East Asia and North-East Asia on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment

A subregional biodiversity science-policy dialogue workshop for South-East Asia and North-East Asia was held at the Anantara Riverside Bangkok Resort, Bangkok, Thailand from 21-23 October 2019. The workshop formed part of the “Capacity Building Project for the Implementation of IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment”, funded by the Japan...

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Science-Policy Dialogue in Oceania on the IPBES Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment
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Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)

The purpose of the Oceania Sub-regional dialogue was to facilitate understanding of the findings of the Assessment, including policy options to mitigate the deterioration of biodiversity and ecosystems in the region. The feedback from delegates relating to the effectiveness and uptake of the IPBES Assessment include: low visibility of the...

Conference Proceeding

This proceedings is related to the awareness workshop on the opportunities of adoption of Japanese Low Carbon Technologies (LCTs) in the compressed air system in India on 25 January 2020 at Mumbai, India.

The key objectives of the workshop were to:

• Increase awareness about energy efficient air compressors and peripherals (hard...