Presentation delivered at the IGES-WRI Webinar: Advancing the Net-Zero Agenda through Regional Cooperation in Green Hydrogen in Asia, August 23, 2023
Presentation made at the International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific Region 2023 Conference:
Global Role of Asia-Indo Pacific in International Relations: Anthropocene, Peace and Security.
8-10 August 2023, WasedaUniversity, Tokyo, Japan.
We are experiencing a rapid increase in multi-dimensional risks. Risks that are highly interconnected across scales, sectors and regions. Unfortunately, the current risk financing regime is highly fragmented and lacks the perspective informed of multi-dimension risk reduction. Often, financing is targeting the ‘affected’ rather than ‘effector’...
Avoiding disasters is an interesting and helpful idea to understand where we have made progress in risk reduction and where we can make further inroads. This presentation looks at the idea of avoiding disasters deeply and discusses the needed approaches to quantify and bring evidence to the front. It proposes that while evidence on avoiding...
Invited by the government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in China, he gave a lecture on the Nintei Digital Strategy.
The presentation was given at the Mutual Learning Program for Enhanced Transparency (MLP) Kick off meetings between Kenya, Laos and Cambodia. It describes the Article 6.2 participation responsibilities, methods for corresponding adjustments and summarizes an overview of the reporting requirements under Article 6.2.
This presentation emphasises the importance and ways of harnessing the SDG synergies in the post-pandemic recovery to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs related to water, energy, sustainable infrastructure, industrial development, and sustainable cities. Understanding the interlinkages between the SDGs is crucial for taking an integrated...
This presentation shares work in progress on "spillovers" to table the important discussion that most countries that perform well on the SDGs do so because they have been able to displace negative environmental impacts of their progress to other less developed countries. In that sense, the good performance is based on an incomplete evaluation that...
Biodiversity in the G7 communiques
This presentation was a summary of the content of the G7 Sapporo Environment Ministers' Communique and subsequent Hiroshima Leaders' Communique, with a specific focus on biodiversity. The slides present the Sapporo paragraphs, while the presentation went into detail about the degree to which they made their way through to the Hiroshima communique...