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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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PRESS RELEASE: ACB participates in COP13

Almost 6,400 participants, including representatives of the countries parties, observer countries, and international organizations?attended the Thirteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13) to negotiate agreements and commitments that give impulse to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity as well as the implementation of the Strategic Plan […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Conference on ASEAN Heritage Parks opens in Myanmar

ASEAN Heritage Parks constitute a network of 38 protected areas that encompass ecosystems and species that best represent ASEAN.  As Secretariat of the AHP Programme, the ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity facilitates knowledge sharing and skills building for AHPs, including the conduct of a regional conference every three years. “The 5th AHP Conference is another milestone in […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

11 August 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Ministers responsible for the environment from ASEAN Member States (AMS) held their 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution (COP-12 AATHP) on 11 August 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Ministers reaffirmed the commitment to effectively implement the ASEAN Agreement […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Seminar on Formulating ASEAN-China Environmental Cooperation Action Plan 2016-2020

14-15 June 2016, Kunming, China The Seminar on Formulating ASEAN-China Environmental Cooperation Action Plan 2016-2020 was held on 14-15 June 2016 in Kunming, China. The Seminar aimed to formulate ASEAN-China Environmental Cooperation Action Plan (2016-2020) to operationalise the ASEAN-China Strategy on Environmental Cooperation (2016-2020), which was recently endorsed by the ASEAN Senior Officials on Environment […]

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MEDIA RELEASE: 18th Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution

Singapore, 4 May 2016 — Ministers responsible for the environment from Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand met on the occasion of the Eighteenth Meeting of the Sub-Regional Ministerial Steering Committee (MSC) on Transboundary Haze Pollution on 4 May 2016 in Singapore. The Ministers noted the ASEAN Specialised Meteorological Centre’s (ASMC’s) forecast that dry […]

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