Governance

IGES supports sustainable governance arrangements that promote collaboration across sectors, levels, and stakeholders, aimed at building inclusive, resilient and prosperous societies.
 
To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is essential to mainstream sustainability into the institutional frameworks and policymaking processes of countries, cities, and communities. Following a co-benefits approach, we work collaboratively with national and local governments, businesses and civil society to help improve environmental safeguards and move towards achieving the SDGs.
 

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Voluntary Local Review Workshop

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This one-day training session focused on introducing the theory, methods, and practices of the Voluntary Local Reviews to the LOGIN members (staff of the local governments' associations in South and East Asia).

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ACP/IIASA Joint International Workshop

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Approximately 4 billion people, around 92 percent of the population in Asia and the Pacific, are exposed to levels of air pollution that pose a significant risk to their health. Though developed countries like Japan have made visible progress...

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IGES SDGs Project "Aspiration to Action"

Governments and stakeholders the world over are in the process of developing a new set of goals to guide global development until 2030. IGES is actively engaged in the achievement of these goals.