June 17th, 2021, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and ASEAN Secretariat co-hosted a public forum to discuss how policies can support the private sector in combatting marine plastic debris, which marked the fourth event of “ASEAN on Point” webinar series. The forum was held virtually and gathered people from governments, research institutions, academia, international organizations, consultancy agencies, and private sectors.
by Ellen Putri Edita, Hendro Putra Johannes, Ayako Mizuno • 21 June 2021
May 28th, 2021, the ASEAN Secretariat has officially launched ASEAN Regional Action Plan for Combating Marine Debris in the ASEAN Member States (2021-2025) in a virtual event called “Launch of ASEAN Regional Action Plan on Combating Marine Debris in ASEAN Region”, which was organized with the support of the World Bank. The event was attended by representatives from the ASEAN member states and other related organisations.
by Ellen Putri Edita • 03 June 2021
March 16th, 2021, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), along with the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) co-organized a special plastic session entitled “Estimating Plastic Waste and Pollution for Data-driven Policy Making in Emerging Economies” during this year’s 7th 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (or 3RINCs) held on 11th, and 15-19th March 2021.
by Ayako Mizuno • 19 March 2021