Digital Technologies for the SDGs

Evolution of Science, Technology and Innovation Policies for Sustainable Development: The Experiences of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Singapore

This book aims to give policy makers an overview of the evolution of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies in a selected number of East Asian countries. China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore have transformed their economies and societies in recent decades.

CounterMEASURE Project looks for origins of plastic pollution in the Mekong and Ganges rivers

Plastic pollution is a major problem all across Asia.

UNEP and partners have been working through the CounterMEASURE project to determine the sources of plastic pollution in the Mekong and Ganges rivers using a novel combination of technologies, including drones, GIS and machine learning. With this information, we are able to recommend measures that can be taken to beat plastic pollution.