Workshop on Strengthening Science-Policy-Society Interface for Implementing Sustainability Science for Biodiversity Conservation in ASEAN and Asia Pacific Region

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, interdisciplinary scholarship that seeks to facilitate interventions that foster shared prosperity and reduced poverty while protecting the environment. It offers integrated scientific learning, with a...

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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 Download the Final Report 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...

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

Download the Recommendations Download the News Flash Download the 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 livelihood in...

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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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24th International Hydrological Programme – Regional Steering Committee Meeting

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 2016Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 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 global challenges”...

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Fostering Collaboration Between UNESCO in the Field and Networks Toward the 2030 Agenda

UNESCO event “Fostering Collaboration between UNESCO in the Field and Networks towards the 2030 Agenda”, organized by UNESCO Regional Sciences Bureau for Asia and the Pacific with the generous support of the Japan Funds in Trust, the Indonesian Funds in Trust and the Malaysia Funds in Trust, gathered more than 80 stakeholders including UNESCO representatives from Headquarters, Field Offices,...

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