Global Webinar Series

The COVID-19 pandemic has only been the latest, very powerful wakeup call on the links between environment ans emergencies. Disasters, crises and the environment are intrinsically interconncted. Therefore, a key element of emergency response is the rapid identification and mitigation of environmental risks. The UN Environment Programme (… view more

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COVID-19 is an unprecedented socio-economic crisis and calls for unprecedented policy responses. Asia-Pacific region is no exception.

In this context, an Excel-based model is developed to help countries ensure effective policy design and to align policy responses with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable… view more

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Asia and the Pacific is a key driver of a technological revolution that is profoundly transforming the way we live, work and relate to one another. At the same time, the region is also one of the most digitally divided, with less than 14 per cent of the population connected to affordable and reliable high-speed Internet. Around 52 per cent of… view more

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Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation

Despite global economic growth, the world is still facing a variety of challenges including climate emergency, hunger, poverty, environmental degradation, and now, a global disease pandemic that has exacerbated the suffering that humanity is experiencing. Acknowledging the importance of multi-sectoral partnerships and collaborations, Tzu Chi… view more

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Climate Bonds Initiative

This webinar will:

  • Discuss on green finance opportunities and challenge in Thailand
  • Raise awareness of what is green and where to invest
  • Promote green bond issuance as a tool to finance green investment in Thailand

Date: Friday, 7th August, 2020

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Monitoring of SDGs under Agenda 2030 is the focus for national statistical systems which has huge data demands. Big data and other non-traditional data sources are an exciting prospect for national statistical offices to meet this increasing demand for more statistics of greater timeliness and relevance specially during COVID-19 pandemic. Human… view more

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UN Environment

Plastic waste has been identified as a potential destructor of our habitat (such as corals or sea grasses), physical chocking of marine life and also accumulation of micro plastics. Already, some 8 million tonnes of plastics enter our ocean every year, through different routes like global rivers adding to the estimated 150 million tonnes… view more

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How to reduce plastic waste in food delivery and takeaway?

Single-use plastic consumption is increasing. Recently, plastics in food delivery, takeaway and online commerce saw an additional rise due to COVID-19 related closures and distancing measures. 

Let’s find out more about innovative solutions and how you can… view more

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Climate Bonds Initiative

This webinar discusses what is needed to make green projects "bankable", the role of a guarantee in a green bond issuance, how rating agencies analyze bonds' credit standing, and what can be done to mobilize more capital through green bonds.


  • Cedric Rimaud, CFA - ASEAN Programme… view more