The APClimateProject's goal is to connect the youth in Asia-Pacific region through environmental approachment. Thus … view more
This online discussion will:
- Describe the issues associated with local currency projects funded by offshore capital.
- Identify the tools available to financial structurers for hedging the FX risk.
- Discuss the potential problems associated with these instruments, in particular in underdeveloped markets.… view more
Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Investors: More Risks, More Opportunities through Better Governance
The world can deal with the potentially catastrophic risks of climate change only by changing the pattern of investment in the global economy to climate-friendly activity. But to do that, a different set of risks have to be addressed, the risks perceived by investors to be inevitable in new technologies and new… view more
NASA’s Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) has opened registration for a new open, online webinar series: … 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
Advances in Closing the Connectivity Gap in Asia-Pacific: Better Analysis, Understanding, and Solutions
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Asian Development Bank (ADB), are jointly organizing a webinar on ICT connectivity as an opportunity for sharing and discussing advances in tackling the digital divide in the Asia-Pacific region. Equitable information and communications technology (ICT) connectivity… view more
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