The Workshop on Strengthening the Environment Dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific helps policy makers integrate SDGs 12, 14, and 15 into development plans, policies, and programs.
Consultants' reports describe activities by a consultant or group of consultants related to preparing a technical assistance project. This document dated September 2017 is provided for the ADB project 44141-012.
Asia and the Pacific is one of the most biologically and culturally diverse regions on the planet that hosts high numbers of unique animal and plant species and ecosystems. Seventeen of the planet’s 36 biodiversity hotspots are found here, along with three quarters of all coral reefs and more than half of all remaining mangrove areas on earth.
Why are people in Asia and the Pacific particularly vulnerable to climate change?
This briefing note draws on successful experiences of other countries to offer practical recommendations for improving the air quality in Ulaanbaatar and other cities in Mongolia.