Archive | 2014

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ACB and the ASEAN Member States: Celebrating Ten Years of Cooperation on Biodiversity Conservation

Governments of ASEAN Member States have increasingly recognized biodiversity’s extreme importance to human survival. National and local governments are taking individual steps to preserve flora, fauna, and other biological resources. With biodiversity knowing no boundaries, ASEAN Member States acknowledge that working together is crucial to addressing common problems. In 1999, the need to establish an […]

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2014 ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award and Certificates of Recognition

The ASEAN Environment Ministers conferred the 3rd ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities (ESC) Award and 2nd Certificates of Recognition for Clean Air, Clean Water and Clean Land at the sideline of the 15th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment (IAMME) on 30 October 2014 in Vientiane, Lao PDR to the following cities: Recipients of the 3rd […]

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ASEAN Reiterates Commitment to Biodiversity Conservation at World Biodiversity Conference

(Pyeongchang, ROK, October 17) – The environment ministers of the ten ASEAN Member States reiterated their countries’ commitment to biodiversity conservation in a statement read at the ongoing Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The statement was read by Dr. Thet Thet Zin, Deputy Union […]

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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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