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The High-Level Policy Dialogue and Launch of the SDG7 Roadmap for Georgia

Submitted by CBOONTHA on Mon, 21/12/2020 - 17:46
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Monday, 21 December 2020, 12:00-13:00h (Bangkok time, GMT+7)

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The High-Level Policy Dialogue and Launch of the SDG7 Roadmap for Georgia

You are cordially invited to the High-Level Policy Dialogue and Launch of the SDG7 Roadmap for Georgia to be held on Monday, 21 December 2020, 12:00-13:00h (Bangkok time, GMT+7).

The event will be on Youtube live webcast at https://youtu.be/r_CAjw_F7bY

More information is available in the concept note and tentative programme.

We are looking forward to your participation.

 

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International Migrants Day and the Launch of the Asia-Pacific Migration Report 2020

Submitted by CBOONTHA on Mon, 21/12/2020 - 17:40
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N/23/2020
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 International Migrants Day and the Launch of the Asia-Pacific Migration Report 2020

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Asia-Pacific governments meet to deliberate on region’s environmental challenges

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 04/12/2020 - 14:49
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N/22/2020
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The sixth session of the Committee on Environment and Development next week will bring together high-level representatives from across the Asia-Pacific countries to deliberate on the region’s environmental challenges in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the session will also focus on necessary actions across four key environmental domains critical to the Asia-Pacific region: Raising Climate Ambition, Safeguarding Ecosystem Health, Clean Air for All, and Cities for a Sustainable Future.

Members of the media are invited to watch the ESCAP Committee on Environment and Development proceedings virtually:

When:                9 December 2020, 11.00am – 5.00pm and 10 December 2020, 10.00am – 4.00pm (Bangkok time)

Watch online:   www.youtube.com/UNESCAP

Key speakers:

  • Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP
  • Ms. Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme
  • Ms. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director, UN-Habitat
  • Ms.  Dechen Tsering, Regional Director and Representative for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Environment Programme
  • Dr. Sonali Senaratna Sellamuttu, Country Representative, Integrated Water Management Institute for Southeast Asia and Myanmar 
  • Ms. Elizabeth Mrema, Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Mr. Ken O’Flaherty, United Kingdom COP26 Regional Ambassador for Asia/Pacific and South Asia

For more information and the full programme: https://www.unescap.org/intergovernmental-meetings/committee-environment-and-development-sixth-session

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Indonesia to launch national roadmap for clean and affordable energy

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 27/11/2020 - 16:29
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N/21/2020
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The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in collaboration with Indonesia’s National Energy Council, will organize a high-level policy dialogue on the SDG7 roadmap for Indonesia.

ESCAP has been supporting member States to develop national SDG7 roadmaps. This support is complemented by the National Expert SDG Tool for Energy Planning (NEXSTEP) which enables policymakers to make informed policy decisions to support the achievement of the SDG7 targets as well as emission reduction targets (NDCs). Indonesia is one of the three pilot countries in this initiative.

Members of the media are invited to attend the virtual High-Level Policy Dialogue and Launch of the SDG7 Roadmap for Indonesia:

When: 1 December 2020, 10:00 – 11:30 hours (Jakarta Time)

Watch online: https://bit.ly/IDSDG7Roadmap

Key speakers:

  • Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of ESCAP
  • Dr (H.C.) Ir. H. Suharso Monoarfa, Minister for National Development Planning, Indonesia
  • Mr. Arifin Tasrif, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia
  • Ms. Mercy Barends, MP, Indonesia, Chair, Green Economy Caucus, Board member, Air Quality Asia
  • Dr. Nuki Agya Uttama, Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Energy
  • Dr. Saleh Abdurrahaman, Senior Energy and Environmental Specialist, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources
  • Ms. Valerie Julliand, UN Resident Coordinator for Indonesia

For more information: https://www.unescap.org/events/high-level-policy-dialogue-and-launch-sdg7-roadmap-indonesia

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Launch of ASEAN – UN ESCAP Report Ready for the Dry Years

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 23/11/2020 - 16:48
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Launch of ASEAN – UN ESCAP Report Ready for the Dry Years

Click here to watch the live webcast: link

 

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The United Nations at 75 & Regional Conversations with Young SDG Innovators, 26 October 2020

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 05/11/2020 - 14:28
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N/17/2020
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The United Nations at 75 & Regional Conversations with Young SDG Innovators, 26 October 2020

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Regional Conversation Series on Building Back Better: Resilient Supply Chains and Connectivity, 25 September 2020

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 03/11/2020 - 11:57
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Regional Conversation Series on Building Back Better: Resilient Supply Chains and Connectivity

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Regional Conversation on Air Pollution in Asia-Pacific: On the commemoration of the 1st International Day of Clean Air for blue skies

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 03/11/2020 - 11:45
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N/14/2020
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Regional Conversation on Air Pollution in Asia-Pacific: On the commemoration of the 1st International Day of Clean Air for blue skies

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Regional Conversation Series on Building Back Better: Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 03/11/2020 - 11:32
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N/12/2020
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Regional Conversation Series on Building Back Better: Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond

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