Tagged on: Asia and the Pacific

Progress on Cooperation on Marine Litter within the Framework of TEMM
Myung, Sang Soon

This presentation reviews the 4th TEMM Marine Litter Focal Point Meeting and discusses the holding of the 5th meeting in 2019.


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2018
UNEP Efforts to Combat Marine Litter
Neretin, Lev

This presentation discusses the UN Environment response to marine litter, including progress on the activities of the Global Partnership
on Marine Litter (GPML), Clean Seas Campaign and other activities, and the follow up to UNEA-3 Resolutions.


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2018
Report of the Second Extraordinary Intergovernmental Meeting of the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA)
United Nations Environment Programme

Second Extraordinary Intergovernmental Meeting of the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA)


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2018
Bangladesh and UN Environment Host Dialogue between Neighbours to Enhance Trade Coordination on Ozone-Damaging Chemicals
United Nations Environment Programme

The ‘Border Dialogue for HCFC (hydrochlorofluorocarbon) Trade Coordination and Cooperation’ took place from 9-10 May 2018 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This thematic meeting was hosted by the Government of Bangladesh and organized in collaboration with UN Environment’s OzonAction Compliance Assistance Programme (CAP) to support countries in implementing their commitments under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.


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2018
Results and Conclusions from the 3rd Interlaboratory Assessment and Status of the 4th Interlaboratory Assessment
Fiedler, Heidelore, van der Veen, Ike, de Boer, Jacob
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2018
Report: Regional Meeting of National Focal Points for East Asia and the Pacific on the Montevideo Programme IV for the Development and Periodic Review of Environmental Law
United Nations Environment Programme

The present report concerns the fourth among the series of regional consultations for national focal points, amongst others, from East Asia and the Pacific took place from 24 to 26 July 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. It should be noted that the first consultations for national focal points from Africa took place from 4 to 6 June 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya, at the United Nations Office in Nairobi, the second consultations for national focal points from Latin America and the Caribbean took place from 20 to 22 June 2018 in Panama City. Panama and the third regional consultations for national focal points from West Asia took place from 9 to 10 July 2018 in Amman, Jordan.


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2018
Asia Region Mid-term Workshop
United Nations Environment Programme
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2018
Ozone Officers from South Asia, South East Asia and West Asia Discuss Key Montreal Protocol Issues in Beijing
United Nations Environment Programme

Forty-eight National Ozone Officers (NOOs) from South Asia, South East Asia and West Asia attended the Joint Network Meeting in Beijing on 8th April 2018. The Joint Network Meeting was held back-to-back with ‘Ozone2Climate’ Technology Roadshow and Industry Roundtable, and organized by UN Environment’s OzonAction in collaboration with the Foreign Economic Cooperation Office for China, Ministry of Ecology and Environment (FECO MEE).


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2018
Cooperative Programme for Establishing the POPs Monitoring Core Laboratories in the South-east Asia Sub-region
Shiozaki, Takuya
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2018
Advancing Environmental Law Together: Regional Meeting of UN Environment Montevideo Focal Points in Asia Pacific
United Nations Environment Programme

The key purpose of the meeting is to provide a forum for Montevideo Focal Points from Asia Pacific to: (a) share and exchange information on latest developments, trends, and good practices in the development and enforcement of environmental law in their countries, as well as regionally and globally; (b) contribute to UN Environment’s preparation of the assessment of the Montevideo Programme IV, including through sharing information on the status of implementation of the Montevideo Programme IV in their countries; and (c) identifying priorities from the region and proposals for the work of UN Environment in environmental law for the coming years, including for the next Montevideo Programme period commencing 2020. Priorities already identified by focal points and relevant UN Environment Assembly resolutions include: air pollution, public health, and marine litter. These and others will be discussed in the meeting.


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2018