SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation

Documenting the value of participation in Asia and the Pacific to achieve the environmental dimensions of the SDGs

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes the need for inclusive participation and effective stakeholder for the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2019, the theme of the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) and of the 6th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) will be “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”.

Inequality of Opportunity in Asia and the Pacific: Water and Sanitation

The fifth in the series of Inequality of Opportunity in Asia and the Pacific policy papers (following Education, Decent Work, Clean Energy and Children’s Nutrition) , this paper highlights why it is important to reduce inequalities in access to clean water and basic sanitation. It also introduces new ways of analyzing surveys to measure inequality of opportunity and to identify the shared circumstances of those “furthest behind” in 22 ESCAP member States.

Preparing Teachers for Global Citizenship Education: A Template

Preparing Teachers for Global Citizenship Education: A Template is a response to a demand from teacher educators and teachers for practical information and tips on how they can embed Global Citizenship Education (GCED) into their teaching practices. This publication presents a conceptual framework for transformative education, illustrates the art of teaching GCED with examples of creative pedagogies, provides exemplars to demonstrate how GCED can be integrated into different subject areas, and refers readers to a rich list of resources. 

RICE

While RICE continues to invest in its core strengths of genetic improvement and natural resources management, it will expand its scope to cover rice value chains from producer to consumer and diversified farming systems.
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Social Norms, Social Change I

This is a course on social norms, the rules that glue societies together. It teaches how to diagnose social norms, and how to distinguish them from other social constructs, like customs or conventions. These distinctions are crucial for effective policy interventions aimed to create new, beneficial norms or eliminate harmful ones. The course teaches how to measure social norms and the expectations that support them, and how to decide whether they cause specific behaviors.