Climate Change (also known as Global Warming) is the name given to long term changes to temperature on and around the Earth’s surface, which causes long term shifts to weather patterns. Climate change is the ultimate effect of large carbon footprints made from our daily life. To address this problem we need to start… view more
Climate change has meant that security of all countries is inextricably bound not only to their own climate security but to that of their neighbour states, requiring a shift in diplomacy in foreign policy agendas. Climate change and an increasingly… view more
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as in many other African countries, the reduction of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation is a major national strategic priority. Previously, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has had limited technical capacity to produce and utilize data necessary for… view more
The world has changed radically in the year since the Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit, currently facing a global health crisis and the worst economic downturn in decades. The COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to unravel important achievements on both the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris… view more
SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Advocacy Component (SWITCH-Asia RPAC) and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) organized a webinar to launch a series of policy dialogues on sustainable lifestyles in Asia and an offline course on Circular Economy.
The Policy Dialogue on Sustainable Lifestyles for SCP (with an… view more
Celebrating its 75th year of existence, the United Nations is launching the greatest global conversation of the world this year, encouraging all stakeholders to engage in dialogues on the importance of global cooperation in creating the future we aspire.… view more
This international technical webinar is part of the series organized by the FAO eLearning Academy, Agreenium (l'Institut agronomique, vétérinaire et forestier de France) and UN-ESCAP (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific). These webinars are an opportunity for all of us to share experiences and lessons learnt,… view more
World Vision is holding a webinar to share the findings from their report "Guardians of the Planet - Asia Pacific Children and Youth Consultation on Climate Crisis & Disaster Risk Reduction 2020".
The webinar will be held on September 16, 2020 from 12.00 to 13.30 hours (Bangkok… view more
Air pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats to the right to health today, being responsible for 7 million premature deaths each year. Air pollutants also contribute directly to the climate crisis, endangering health and livelihoods of generations current and future.
The… view more
This series of sectorial webinars will connect, mobilize and bring new ideas from stakeholders towards the preparation and outreach of the UN Ocean Conference, including the compilation of new Commitments of Ocean Action and progress on previous commitments. Webinars are being planned to mobilize youth, local and regional governments, Asia-… view more