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This publication shares the key lessons from a decade of IRRC implementation to improve municipal solid waste management, and explains how the contributions of IRRCs can support the implementation of important global and regional agendas for sustainable development: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; the New Urban Agenda; the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; the Regional Road Map for the 2030 Agenda in the Asia-Pacific region; and the

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 reviews progress in the third year of implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This overview presents highlights of progress and remaining gaps for all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), based on the latest available data, and examines some of the interconnections across Goals and targets.

To the hundreds of millions of people in Asia with access to the web, online platforms have emerged as valuable tools for navigating this connected world. In sectors as diverse as finance, logistics, cross-border trade, talent acquisition, household services, and the traditional buying and selling of goods, online platforms are reshaping the way people interact and businesses operate. By 2020, over a billion people in the Asia-Pacific alone will be served by platforms.

The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 presents maps, charts, and stories related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It discusses trends, comparisons, and measurement issues using accessible and shareable data visualizations.

The Bioelectricity Community of Practice, run by LEDS LAC and the Energy Working Group of LEDS GP, brings together LAC government leaders in charge of designing and implementing bioelectricity policies and programs. It gives them the opportunity to share tools for gathering and processing bioelectricity data to support decision-making.

The second iteration of the Energy Toolkit, a collection of leading instruments and methodologies for climate-compatible energy planning, offers energy practitioners, policymakers, and experts a quick reference guide to some of the best-established instruments available at no or low cost. The result is a compilation of 25 tools from agencies around the world. 

This report assesses progress in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets in Asia and the Pacific.

This publication explores the connection between human rights and data in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It provides a human rights perspective on data, focusing on:

The report collects and analyses recent information, tools and guidance to operationalise a human rights-based approach (HRBA) to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It is a guide book for professionals who work with the intertwined fields of sustainable development and human rights, and includes:

ASEAN countries have committed themselves to the implementation of two parallel but interrelated processes: the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 (ASEAN Vision 2025) and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). From the outset ASEAN Member States underlined the complementarity of these two agendas in their efforts to uplift the standards of living of the region’s peoples.