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MEDIA RELEASE: Ten conservation advocates receive 2017 ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Award

LOS BANOS, 7 August 2017 – Ten biodiversity conservation advocates representing the grassroots, government, academic, and business sectors received the 2017 ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes Award at a ceremony held in Manila, Philippines on 07 August 2017. The inaugural award forms part of the celebration of ASEAN’s Golden Anniversary. The ASEAN Biodiversity Heroes is a program […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: 19th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution

18 May 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Nineteenth Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee on Transboundary Haze Pollution (19th MSC) was held on 18 May 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and attended by Ministers/representatives responsible for the environment, for land, forest fires and haze, from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand, and the […]

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ASEAN to recognise biodiversity heroes

JAKARTA, 27 March 2017 – What is biodiversity? Ask people what they think it means, and chances are only a few can accurately define it. Fewer still can explain its significance to human survival. The immense communication gap between the biodiversity conservation community and the general public is a major factor hampering efforts to achieve […]

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ASEAN, EU launch 40th anniversary of partnership; commit to new programmes on environment

JAKARTA, 13 March 2017 – In the framework of the annual review of European Union and ASEAN cooperation, known as the Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC), the EU and ASEAN marked the beginning of a year dedicated to the 40th anniversary of their dialogue relations with the start of new cooperation programmes and a youth photo […]

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ASEAN to enhance biodiversity conservation and livelihoods of people in its Heritage Parks

CANCUN, 13 December 2016 – The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) launched a documentary video on the Small Grants Programme (SGP) that aims to improve biodiversity conservation and the livelihoods of people in the ASEAN Heritage Parks (AHPs). The video was launched on the sidelines of the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties […]

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