The concept of Green Growth emerged in the Asia-Pacific region to turn resource constraints and the climate crisis into an economic opportunity that generates a double dividend.
Sustainable, livable cities are the way forward for the future of Asia-Pacific. The 2030 Agenda implementation urges to advance urban SDG with other SDGs, related to resilience of water infrastructure to climate change.
This course was developed to support policy makers and sustainable development practitioners in developing strategies.
This course introduces the key concepts of Resource Efficiency, how to measure it, and why it is important in the context of sustainable development, as well as policy pathways for promoting Resource Efficiency with a focus on Asia and the Pacific.
ESCAP Virtual Classroom Demo
Методические рекомендации по расчетам эмиссии ПГ и подготовке отчетности для стран Центральной Азии
Guidance on GHG emission calculations and reporting for the Central Asian countries
This course is deigned to raise the awareness of impact of climate change on regional economies and the urgency for climate action, to share ideas for potential overlaps with COVID19 responses, in addition to understanding and testing the available tools for compliance with the Paris Agreement.
The purpose of the Executive Training course is to inform and support dialogue among attendees of CED-6 on the current situation within environment and development in Asia-Pacific and to provide tools and methodologies for addressing evolving trends and challenges.
This eLearning course was developed to support city-level capacity building on the topic of plastic waste management. The purpose of this course is to share the latest knowledge and approaches to measuring and managing plastic pollution from land-based sources, in particular cities, for the achievement of local, national and regional goals related to sustainable development.
Regional E-Learning course on Integrated Action on Biodiversity/Ecosystems, Health and Climate for ESCAP member states and stakeholders. The eLearning course is developed in partnership between the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) and the French Embassy in Thailand.
Regional E-Learning course on Water, the Ocean and the Sustainable Development Goals for ESCAP member states and stakeholders. The eLearning course is developed in partnership between the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) in collaboration with Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the Government of Japan.
This course is the second course in the Follow-up and Review series. It builds on the e-learning tutorial on "Follow-up and Review (FUR) and the Voluntary National Review (VNR)". The purpose of this e-tutorial is to help countries develop their 2nd or 3rd generation Voluntary National Review. This tool aims to complement the VNR handbook and the common reporting guidelines developed by UNDESA by providing practical advice and helpful concrete tips specifically on 2nd VNRs.