ASEAN Strengthens Biodiversity Heritage Parks

[Kaeng Krachan, Thailand] – Twenty-five protected area management experts from the 10 ASEAN Member States met on November 4-6, 2014 in Petchaburi, Thailand to discuss ways to further strengthen the network of ASEAN Heritage Parks – protected areas that are home for some of the world’s most enigmatic species and harbor a globally significant wealth […]

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National Dissemination Workshop on Clean Air Planning for Smaller Cities

The GIZ project ‘Clean Air for Smaller Cities in the ASEAN region’ (CASC) cooperates with the Indonesian Ministry of Environment’s (MoE) Pollution division on improving air quality management in Indonesia. Through this collaboration, emissions inventories (EI) that include local pollutants as well as CO2 have been elaborated for Palembang and Surakarta. Together with a set […]

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Climate Change Negotiation for Policy Makers from ASEAN Member States

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and the French Regional Delegation for Cooperation in ASEAN conducted a workshop on ‘Climate Change for Policy Makers from ASEAN Member States’, 18–19 June 2014, in Hanoi, Viet Nam. This 2-day-workshop gathered 20 officials from ASEAN countries and officials from the ASEAN Secretariat to contribute to the Asia-Europe dialogue on climate […]

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How to Improve Air Quality in Your City: Strategic Framework for Air Quality Management Train-for-Clean-Air 1 (T4CA1)

In conjunction with the World Cities Summit, the regional workshop on “How to Improve Air Quality in Your City: Strategic Framework for Air Quality Management” took place in Singapore on 2-3 June 2014. The training is a flagship course and is one of five training modules developed under the regional training program, “Train-for-Clean-Air” (T4CA). It […]

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Media Release: 16th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution

Ministers    responsible    for    the    environment    from    Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand or their representatives met on the occasion of the Sixteenth Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution on 2 April 2014 in Brunei Darussalam. The Ministers noted the ASEAN Specialised Meteorological Centre’s (ASMC) weather outlook where, among […]

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