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First Sub-Regional Workshop on Preparation of Status Report and Sub-regional Road map for implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste...
Policy Brief
Author:
Alexandra
Ralevski
Anke
Fischer
Jeanette
Lim
Biodiversity – the variety of life on Earth – provides a virtually infinite source of inspiration for technological innovation. Thousands of designs and strategies from thousands of unique species and ecosystems are being uncovered and mimicked for applications as diverse as surgery and space exploration. At the same time, however, unique species...
Policy Brief
T20 Japan Task Force 3: Climate Change and Environment
This policy brief suggests six priorities for developed and emerging economies represented by G20 countries to mainstream circular economy and society globally, as follows: 1) need to capture the momentum raised by public attention on marine plastic pollution; 2) raise the level of ambition of Extended Producer Responsibility; 3) provide policy...
Conference Proceeding
Despite the region’s vulnerability to climate change, there is a serious lack of capacity in Asia for developing quality project proposals for climate change adaptation that can attract financing, which largely hinders implementation of Paris Agreement and the 2030 Development Agenda. Capacity building programmes are needed so that local...
Policy Brief
T-20 Climate Change and Environment
Scientific evidence suggests that cumulative GHG emissions have already caused climate change, which tolled victims all over the world but quite often charged disproportionally high costs to poor segment of the world, and substantial mitigation actions are needed to avoid irreversible catastrophic change in ecosystems that underpin very human...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Tsukasa
Saito
This proceeding is related to the “Training of Trainers’ workshop held on 15 October 2018 at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India which was conducted under the Japan-India Technology Matchmaking Platform (JITMAP), specifically as part of the activities under the project on evaluation and verification of CO2 emissions reduction technologies (TA project)...
Conference Proceeding
World Sustainable Development Summit 2019
A Thematic Track Titled: Promoting Cleaner Technologies in SMEs was held on February 11, 2019 at the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) 2019 , New Delhi, India. It was also a part of the activities conducted in India in FY2018 under the project on evaluation and verification of CO2 emissions reduction technologies (TA project) funded by...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Shivantha
Goonasekera
Hemanthi
Goonasekera
IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) and UNEP-IETC undertook preliminary discussions with the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment (MOMDE) in March 2018. In October 2018, MOMDE and CCET agreed to work together in the development of waste management strategy and action plan for Negombo city. Moreover...
Conference Proceeding
WEPA International Workshop on “Roles of decentralized wastewater and septage management in addressing the challenges and accelerating the progress of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) in Asia”
The Asia-Pacific region, with over 4.6 billion people by 2016, is the home of nearly 60% of the world population. Rapid population growth, urbanization, industrialization and changes in consumption patterns, including shifting diets toward highly water-intensive foods such as meats, which have led to a significant increase in water demand, and...
Conference Proceeding
3RINCs
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In order to assist policymakers and implementers at the national and city level to select and implement appropriate waste management technologies for improving the waste management, CCET (IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies) aims to develop a series of waste management guidelines on the targeted subjects related to the...