International investments and businesses as enablers of globalization of local risks: A case for risk communication and climate fragility reduction
Strengthening Risk Management Systems to Manage New and Emerging Transboundary Risks: Lessons from COVID-19 Pandemic
Greening the COVID-19 Response, Recovery, and Redesign
Compound Risks of Climate Change: Implications to Japanese economy and society (気候変動の 複合的リスク に備える)
UNFCCC-COP25 Side Event
The Paris Agreement and the SDGs were both adopted in 2015, and as such, they have a complementary relationship. We need to make sure that our efforts to proceed with both of these are carried out in an integrated manner. For example, the IPCC...
The frequency of large-scale natural disasters has increased in recent years, as is evident from the rise in the number of disaster events, and the severity and scale of their impact. Immediate action is required to counteract the growing disaster...
How Can Asia Manage Air Pollution and Climate Change? From Understanding Impacts to Implementing Solutions
The Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOEJ) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) organised an international workshop titled “How Can Asia Manage Air Pollution and Climate Change? From Understanding Impacts to...
On 20 October, Kazuhiko Takeuchi, President of IGES, and Eric Zusman, Research Leader, held a session at the Earth League meeting, about greening the recovery and the Triple R Framework. Their presentation was titled: “Greening the COVID-19 Response...
“Driving the Green Recovery and Redesign” at The Global Virtual Forum for Urban Leaders Taking on the Climate Emergency
On 21 October, IGES, along with ICLEI and the Ministry of the Environment Japan (MOEJ) will host a session at the “Daring Cities 2020” Forum. Kazuhiko Takeuchi, President of IGES, will provide a keynote speech which focuses on the Redesign2020...
IGES designated as PEMSEA’s Regional Center of Excellence in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
On 26 August, IGES and PEMSEA (The Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia) signed a MOU at a virtual ceremony. Its objective was to establish IGES as PEMSEA’s Regional Centre of Excellence (RCoE) focusing on building...
Updated: December 2019
This is an Activity page delivering timely information on international negotiations and events at UNFCCC COP25, convened from 2 December to 13 December 2019 in Madrid, Spain.