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ERIA Becomes Observer Organization of Japans CLOMA to Address Marine Plastic Pollutions in ASEAN+3 countries

The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) became an ‘observer organization’ of the Japan Clean Ocean Material Alliance (CLOMA) in a collaboration to address the issue of marine plastic pollution in ASEAN+3 countries.   



by RKC-MPD • 2 November 2021


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The Role of Policies in Supporting the Private Sector in Combatting Marine Plastic Debris

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.   



by Ellen Putri Edita, Hendro Putra Johannes, Ayako Mizuno • 21 June 2021


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RKC-MPD ERIA Recognized as Key Regional Initiative in ASEAN Regional Action Plan for Combatting Marine Debris

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”.  



by Ellen Putri Edita • 3 June 2021


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Strengthening Capacity for Marine Debris Reduction and Waste Management in ASEAN Region through Knowledge Sharing on Marine Litter

On February 24th and 25th 2021, the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime and Investment Affairs, Indonesia (CMMIA) and the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) held an online workshop with the topic “Strengthening Capacity for Marine Debris Reduction and Waste Management in ASEAN Region through Knowledge Sharing on Marine Litter”.   



by Ellen Putri Edita and Hendro Putra Johannes • 15 March 2021


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IGES and ERIA Sign MoU to Strengthen Policy Research for Circular Economy and Prevention of Marine Plastic Pollution in ASEAN+3 Countries

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote data-driven policy-making and knowledge dissemination over the next 5 years.  



by ERIA • 7 January 2021


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Marine Lives Matter: Plastic Bag Bans in Japan and Jakarta and Further Actions to Reduce Marine Plastics

Both Japan and Jakarta, Indonesia implemented new bans on single-use plastic shopping bags on July 1, 2020. However, enforcing these regulations is not been without challenges.  



by Michikazu Kojima, Ellen Putri Edita, Hendro Putra Johannes, Fusanori Iwasaki • 19 August 2020


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ERIA-AIPA Online Joint Dialogue on Waste Management in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) has held an Online Joint Dialogue on Waste Management in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic.   



by Ellen Putri Edita and Hendro Putra Johannes • 13 July 2020


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Tackling Marine Plastic Pollution

Marine plastic pollution has been acknowledged in recent years as one of the major global environmental issues and challenges. 



by Michikazu Kojima and Fusanori Iwasaki • 20 November 2019