SDG14 Life Below Water
This site contains links to the activities and tools ESCAP has used to strengthen environment statistics in Asia and the Pacific. It also contains a collection of outputs from these activities. One of the purposes of the self-learning materials is to provide background to reading the guidance documents. Another purpose is to provide insights into policy applications and data sources.
The Third Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean, which will take place on Thursday, 29 October 2020, from 12:00 noon to 14:30 via zoom. (Bangkok time, ICT, verify your time zone here).
This UNESCAP event will offer four interactive dialogues on:
The SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Advocacy Component (RPAC) funded by European Union, implemented by UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, in partnership with Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) presents the Regional Policy Dialogue on Circular Economy for Plastic Waste Management. it will be organized on Tuesday 20 October 2020, 14:00 hrs (GMT+7) as a hybrid event, broadcast live from AIT. You may find attached documents to this email herewith a programme leaflet and speaker profiles for your kind information.
Political leaders participating in the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity in September 2020, representing 72 countries from all regions and the European Union, have committed to reversing biodiversity loss by 2030. By doing so, these leaders are sending a united signal to step up global ambition and encourage others to match their collective ambition for nature, climate and people with the scale of the crisis at hand.
Tracking progress on food and agriculture related SDG indicators 2020: A report on the indicators under FAO custodianship
The tragedy of common heritage: environmental conservations and the exploitation of the resources of the deep seabed
The deep seabed, some 4,000 meters below the ocean’s surface, hides the last untouched reservoirs of mineral resources on Earth, a part of the global commons to be shared by all. It also harbours fascinating creatures, whole ecosystems, and natural processes that connect with to us in ways that we do not yet fully understand.