The 10th Southeast Asia Biosphere Reserves Network (SeaBRnet) Meeting

Interaction among UNESCO Programmes toward the Sustainable Development of Biosphere Reserves 16 – 17 May 2017 Jakarta, Indonesia Download the Terms of Reference Background The Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme, launched in 1971, is an intergovernmental scientific programme aiming to set a scientific basis for the improvement of the relationships between people and their environment...

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UNESCO Water Security initiatives for Disaster Risk Reduction and SDGs delivery in Asia and the Pacific Region

UNESCO Participation in the 22nd International Congress on Modelling and Simulation (MODSIM2017) Tasmania, Australia 3 – 8 December 2017   Session Organisers: Shahbaz Khan and Ai Sugiura The delivery of current global agendas such as 2030 Agenda, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Paris Agreement on Climate Change relies highly on reaching water security. UNESCO...

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UNESCO IHP-RSC, IDI, IFI Special Session

UNESCO Water Security Initiatives for Enhanced Resilience and 2030 Agenda Delivery in Asia and the Pacific Region The UNESCO Special session is scheduled on 8 August 2017 from 16:00-18:00. More information on AOGS website  Regional delivery of SDGs a focus on Hydroinformatics and Education for Hydrohazards ICWRER – June 2016, Kyoto, Japan On 7 June 2016, a UNESCO International Hydrological...

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24th International Hydrological Programme – Regional Steering Commitee Meting

in conjunction with the International and national water dialogue on the delivery of SDG 6 in Mongolia and wider Asia and the Pacific region 24 – 26 October 2016 Ulaanbataar Mongolia Download Synthesis of the Meetings Background The International Hydrological Programme has entered the second year of its eighth phase (2014-2021) focusing on “Water security: Responses to local, regional, and...

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Asia Pacific Policy Dialogue on Water, Energy and Food Security for Poverty Alleviation in Dryland Regions

Download Draft Recommendations Download the Flashnews Final Download the Programme Agenda Background In order to realize Agenda 2030, UNESCO and PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan with the support of Japan Funds-in-Trust and Malaysia Funds-in- Trust, are taking the lead in highlighting key issues, available solutions and policy directions for poverty alleviation and improved...

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Synthesis Workshop of the Project “Sustainability Transformation Across the Region (STAR)” and the Project “Science Harnessed for ASEAN Regional Policy (SHARP)”

A Workshop on UNESCO Sustainability Science Demonstration Sites in Asia Pacific 2-4 November 2016 The Frangipani Langkawi Resort & Spa, Langkawi, MALAYSIA Organised By Supported By   Background As outlined by the Sustainability Science Programme at Harvard University’s Center for International Development: “Sustainability Science is an emerging field of problem-driven,...

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