Media Release: Biodiversity is Focus in First ASEAN-India Environment Ministers Meeting

ASEAN is one of the richest regions in terms of biodiversity and natural resources. Three of the world’s twenty five recognised biodiversity hot spots are within the ASEAN region, which occupies only three per cent of the earth’s total surface but is home to over 20 percent of all known plant, animal and marine species. […]

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ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

ASEAN Secretariat. 2006 The Agreement was signed by the ASEAN Environment Ministers during the 9th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Haze (AMMH) on 10 July 2002, in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia . To date, eight ASEAN Member Countries has ratified the Agreement, namely, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. The […]

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The ASEAN Environmental Education Action Plan

  ASEAN Secretariat. 2001. ISBN: 979-8080-81-5   The ASEAN Environmental Education Action Plan aims to empower people through formal and non-formal education, so that they can acquire the necessary values and skills that will enable them to participate effectively in the development of an ecologically sustainable community.   The Plan serves not only as a […]

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Environment Ministers Reaffirm Commitment to Biodiversity Conservation

Ministers responsible for environment of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam issued a joint statement reaffirming commitment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) namely the conservation of biological diversity, the sustainable use of its […]

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