Tagged on: Asia and the Pacific

Derelict Oyster Farming Gear
Chieko Azuma, Jean

This presentation covers the case of derelict oyster farming gear that is drifting from Hiroshima Bay, Japan to other regions of the world and some of the problems that entails.


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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
Status of National Samples at Örebro University – Asia-Pacific region
Fiedler, Heidelore
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2018
Fishing Activities Gears Fishermen Fishing Industry of Bangladesh
Mamun, Muntasir

This presentation discusses aquaculture in Bangladesh and the problems caused by derelict fishing gear abandoned by local fishermen.


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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
Guidelines for the Sampling and Pre-treatment of National Samples within the UNEP Capacity Building Project 2016-2019
de Boer, Jacob, Fiedler, Heidelore
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2018
Helping National Ozone Officers in the Pacific Islands Successfully Navigate through the Montreal Protocol
United Nations Environment Programme

Training of new Ozone Officers and Assistant Ozone Officers provides them with essential information about the Montreal Protocol, details about the role, responsibilities and expectations of Ozone Officers and their teams, the activities that a National Ozone Unit needs to undertake, and key skills required for its daily operations to efficiently support the implementation of the Montreal Protocol in their countries.


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2018
GMP Data Warehouse: current data content and functionalities : Midterm regional workshop for GMP2 project in Asia 2018, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 8-10 August 2018
Šebková, Kateřina
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2018
Report of the Meeting - Twenty Third Intergovernmental Meeting of the Northwest Pacific Action Plan
United Nations Environment Programme, Northwest Pacific Action Plan
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2018
Brainstorming Group Discussion
United Nations Environment Programme
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2018