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UNEP - Regional Office for Asia Pacific - Press Releases
Title Date of Issue
 2015
Inaugural Environment Ministers' Forum Calls for Enhanced Action for a Resilient, Resource Efficient Asia Pacific 20 May 2015
Crime Fighters Recognized for Tackling Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Chemicals and Waste 20 May 15
Asia-Pacific Environment Ministers Seek Solutions to Region's Sustainable Development Challenges 19 May 15
Efficient Resource Use Key to New Industrial Revolution in Asia Pacific, report says 
19 May 15
Opportunities for a Green Economy in Asia PacificUnited Nations Under-Secretary-General and United Nations Environment Programme Executive Director Achim Steiner Speech to the First Forum of Ministers & Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific
19 May 15
 SSE 2015 Regional Dialogue South East Asia -  Media Advisory
14 May 15
Redirecting Financial Flows Worth US $2.5 Trillion Annually towards Green Investment Crucial to Sustainable Growth in Asia Pacific – New UN Report
13 May 15
Media Advisory: How resource-efficient is Asia Pacific’s growth? UNEP to launch groundbreaking assessment
12 May 15
Asia Pacific Environment Ministers Chart Course for Region’s Development
12 May 15
Media Advisory: Asian Enforcement Organizations Recognized for Tackling Environmental Crime
12 May 15
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar advances towards the definition of its Vision for a climate resilient, low-carbon and resource efficient development at the 1st Workshop for the Formulation of the Myanmar National Climate Change Strategy, Action Plan and Policy 
 8 Apr 15

UNDP/UNEP Launch New Capacity Development Programme For Climate Change Negotiators From Least Developed Countries

11 Mar 15
UNEP Chief, Philippines Environment Secretary Explore Cooperation on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Other Issues 02 Mar 15
UNEP-lites.asia workshop on Regional Lighting Policy Bangkok, Thailand, 3-4 February 2015 09 Feb 15
Moving Forward on UNEP-China Partnership 23 Jan 15
 2014
Thematic Meeting of South Asia Network Ozone Officers, Customs Officers and Partners 20 Dec 14
China Renews Commitment Towards Achieving Eco-Civilization 03 Dec 14
Indonesia Spotlighted in Top Global Environmental Awards for First Time 19 Nov 14
Small Island Developing States Spotlighted in Top Global Environment Awards 17 Nov 14
Strengthening Partnerships for a Climate Resilient Asia Pacific
 01 Oct 14
Moving from Business-as-Usual to Sustainability – The ASEAN+3 Leadership Programme  30 Sep 14
Regional Approach to Address the World’s Biggest Environmental Problem   24 Jul 14

Climate Change at the Heart of Myanmar’s Policy Development Agenda

 10 Jul 14

South Asia and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

 23 Jun 14
Securing Future Prosperity in Asia and the Pacific - Tracking Progress Towards A More Resource Efficient and Green Region  20 Jun 14
Roadmap for Unprecedented Shift Towards Sustainable Consumption and Production Launches in Asia and the Pacific  28 Apr 14

Sri Lanka Student Wins Asia Pacific Prize for UNEP International Children’s Painting Competition

 22 Apr 14
 2013
CITES and business experts break new ground to trace wildlife trade
 26 Nov 13
Often-Overlooked yet Potent Pollutant Nitrous Oxide Poses Ozone and Climate Risks, UN Warns   21 Nov 13
Climate Technology Centre and Network Ready to Assist Developing Countries   21 Nov 13
Leading Global Finance Institutions Come Together to Finance the Future We Want   21 Nov 13
Trade in Intellectual Property-Infringing Goods Containing Harmful Substances on Rise in Asia, Posing Serious Threat to the Environment
 21 Nov 13
Over 30 Nations Meet to Tackle the Illegal Traffic of Hazardous Wastes 
 19 Nov 13
First high-level meeting to move beyond GDP in Asia
 08 Oct 13
Thai Student Wins Asia Pacific Prize for UNEP International Children’s Painting Competition  26 Jun 13
Governments and Business Leaders Push for Green Economy in the Greater Mekong Subregion
 17 May 13
Partnerships for elimination of HCFCs in Asia Pacific
 06 May 13
Asia Overtakes Rest of the World in Consumption of Materials  24 Apr 13
2013 Ozone2Climate Technology Roadshow Highlights HCFC Alternatives to Safeguard Ozone Layer  09 Apr 13
 Illegal Trade Robs Wild of Almost 3,000 Great Apes Annually, Threatening Populations
 04 Mar 13
 ‘Wild and Precious’ Plants and Animals in Focus at Launch of New Photo Exhibition
 03 Mar 13

Asia Pacific Countries Chart Course to Put Brakes on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

 04 Feb 13
India advances COOL HABITS initiative in the servicing sector  04 Feb 13

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