11th Asia-Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production, 19-20 May, Bangkok
The 11th Asia-Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production (APRSCP) will take place in Plaza Athenee on 19-20 May 2014. This event is organized by UNEP under the EU SWITCH-Asia Programme, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and will be hosted by the Thai Government under the Pollution Control Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. The 11th APRSCP aims to continue engaging multi-stakeholders in developing and implementing innovative policy solutions, up-scaling technology and knowledge benchmarking, approaches and instruments towards the development and implementation of programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production.
For more information, visit: http://www.switch-asia.eu/events/11th-asia-pacific-roundtable-on-scp/
Meeting of the ASEAN Forum on Sustainable Consumption and Production, 28-29 April 2014, Jakarta
The meeting of the ASEAN Forum on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) is organized by UNEP and the Government of Indonesia and will take place in Jakarta on 28-29 April 2014. The meeting aims to: operationalize the work of the Forum; define the working relations with relevant ASEAN Working Groups; identify cooperation opportunities between institutions, initiatives and programmes (UN Environment Assembly, 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production [10 YFP], SWITCH-Asia, Asia Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production, etc.); and select priorities for Forum supported activities for 2014-2015 that focus on the five initial programme areas of the 10YFP and the priorities identified in the Asia Pacific 10YFP/SCP Roadmap. This event is funded by the European Union and managed by UNEP's SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Support programme
Regional Training Workshop on Climate Adaptation Technologies, 9-12 April 2014, Dhaka
UNEP and the International Institute for Environment and Development along with the International Centre for Climate Change and Development are organizing a regional training workshop on climate adaptation technologies from 9-12 April, 2014, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness, share experiences, and provide capacity building training to 16 Asian partner countries (Bangladesh, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Mongolia, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan) on climate change adaptation technologies and their application, in particular targeting water resource management, agriculture, and coastal zone management.