While increasing attention is being given to climate change mitigation measures to arrest global warming, the combined effects of industrialization, urbanization, and mass consumption have also led to an increase in the amount of waste generated in Asian countries, which thus create local issues such as insufficient or incomplete collection of waste, dumping of waste into rivers and water bodies, illegal burning of waste, insufficient recovery and reuse of waste, and emergence of the informal recycling sector.
Taking the opportunity of TICAD 7, the Second General Meeting of the African Clean Cities Platform (ACCP) was held in Yokohama, Japan on 26-27 August 2019. UNCRD Director participated in the discussion as a speaker in the session 3 “Waste Data Management towards SDGs”.
The UNCRD 50th Anniversary Commemorative Symposium will be held in hybrid format on 23 February 2022.
21 March 2022 — The goal to limit future warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, highlighted in the Paris Agreement on climate change, and driven home in last November’s COP26, gathering in Glasgow…