Media Release: 12th AMME and 8th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution

Ministers responsible for the environment from ASEAN Member States (AMS) held their 12th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment and the 8th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution on 26 September 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Ministers reviewed regional cooperation on a number of environmental issues in particular […]

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Developing ASEAN Climate Resilient Cities

(21 September, 2012) “Yogyakarta is committed to sustainable growth,” said the city’s Mayor, Mr Haryadi Suyuti, during a two-day workshop in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Held by the City of Yogyakarta, the workshop was conducted in collaboration with the International Local Government Association, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability to present the Yogyakarta City Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Emission Inventory […]

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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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