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Briefing Note
2019年7月に、SDGsのレビューを行う年に1度の閣僚級会合である、ハイレベル政治フォーラム(HLPF)が開催され、2000人近くの参加者が、SDGsの進捗状況やベストプラクティスについて情報を交換し、今後取るべきアクションについて議論を展開した。本会合では、地域で実践されている地に足のついたソリューションへの注目が高まると同時に、自治体主体のSDGs実践やそのモニタリングに関する施策が聴衆の関心を呼んだ。IGESが2018年に世界に先駆けて行った自発的自治体レビュー(VLR)、VLRに関するオンラインプラットフォームであるVLR Lab.も各国自治体の関心を惹き、実際に多くの自治体がVLRを実施していることが明らかになった。また、国連環境計画(UNEP)は、SDGs達成に向けたSMEs...
Briefing Note
In July, the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) observed stronger voices and a renewed commitment from local and sub-national actors. Over the past years, participation has demonstrated the importance and potential for transformative change of local and regional actors working on sustainability. While the challenges remain...
Briefing Note
The themes of this year’s 6th APFSD – inclusion, equality, and empowerment (aligned with those reviewed at this year’s HLPF) – led to an increasing focus on how to localize the SDGs and enhance inclusivity at a local level, in an evidence-informed manner. Voluntary Local Reviews (VLRs) are local government-led initiatives to review their own...
Discussion Paper
This paper explores the current understanding regarding the Circulating and Ecological Economy (CEE) and the Regional/Local CES concepts put forward by Japan’s Fifth Basic Environment Plan. The CEE and the Regional/Local CES advance a low-carbon, self-reliant, and decentralised society based on living in harmony with nature. The Regional/Local CES...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Carbon Management
Author:
Nguyen Thi Kim
Oanh
Lai Nguyen
Huy
Didin Agustian
Permadi
Puji
Lestari
Asep
Sofyan
Lack of robust data to assess the effects of different policies may hamper the design and implementation of effective solutions to reduce traffic emissions. This study analyzed the emissions of passenger fleets in Bandung, Indonesia, illustrated with three emission scenarios against the 2015 baseline. Local surveys were conducted to get traffic...
Training or Learning Material
Author:
Vibhas
Sukhwani
Hikaru
Takasawa
Atsushi
Ishibashi
Rajib
Shaw
Wanglin
Yan
Urban and rural areas both depend on a shared stock of natural resources. However, their development planning is mostly focused within their established boundaries. This report is an effort to bring together innovative methods of integrating urban and rural stakeholders to manage shared natural resources. The report looks at seven different case...
PR, Newsletter or Other
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and Semarang City Government concluded an agreement to collaborate and support the implementation of City Resilience Strategy (CRS) on 24 May, 2016. IGES provides a total solution on actionable plans by conducting the following activities (Figure 1): 1) Developing low-carbon society scenarios...
Peer-reviewed Article
In The 23rd International Conference of Hongkong Society for Transportation Studies
Recently, several cities in Indonesia have begun implementing pedestrianisation program that hold promise to encourage non-motorized transport (NMT) in rapidly motorizing cities and provide citizens with safer, cleaner, and more visually appealing walking environments. However, successful implementation of these programs depends on whether they...
Fact Sheet
The global community agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Paris in 2015. For this agreement to be applied without delay, it is crucial for regions to conduct climate change mitigation measures that are effective for their local conditions. This brochure was developed as part of the "Project for sharing information between cities and regions...
Fact Sheet
2015年にパリで開かれた国際会議で、温室効果ガス削減に関する国際的取り決めが行われました。このパリ協定の着実な実施のためには、地域の特性に応じた効果的な地球温暖化対策を進めていくことが重要です。本事例集は各地域における脱炭素に向けた取組を共有することを目的にしており、環境省「平成30年度地域における情報シェアリングモデル構築委託業務」の 一環として作成したものです。