The 12th International Forum on Sustainable Asia-Pacific (ISAP2020)

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) will hold the 12th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific [ISAP2020] online from Monday, 9th November to Friday, 13th November and on Monday, 30th November 2020.

ICLEI officials will be speaking at the following sessions:

Thematic Track 2 “Connecting Local and Global: Bolstering Green and Zero Carbon Cities” 9th November, 2020 16:30  17:45 (GMT+09:00)

Yunus Arikan (Director of Global Advocacy, ICLEI World Secretariat)

In this session, we will discuss ideas for promoting international initiatives such as the Race to Zero Campaign in cooperation with stakeholders across the world and in different regions and share the actual state of strategy development and support at the local government and city level to achieve green policies and CO2 zero emissions.

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Thematic Track 12From Responding to Redesigning: Using an Integrated, Coherent Approach to Building Back Better from COVID-19 and Beyond13th November, 2020 14:30  16:00 (GMT+09:00)

Emani Kumar (Secretary General of ICLEI South Asia)

In this session, we will discuss the response to COVID-19, the recovery from COVID-19 and how to redesign socioeconomic systems to minimize future environmental and health crisis risks.

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These sessions are crucial for local governments because they provide opportunities to learn from experts, join global initiatives like the Race to Zero Campaign, get help with implementing green policies, and address challenges posed by COVID-19. They offer valuable insights and support for creating more sustainable and resilient communities.