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MONTREAL, Canada – The ASEAN, composed of ten member states, namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam, launched the third edition of its biodiversity report called the ASEAN Biodiversity Outlook (ABO 3) at the…
#BreakingNews: Nations Adopt 4 Goals, 23 Targets for 2030 In Landmark UN Biodiversity Agreement By 2030: Protect 30% of earth's lands, marine, coastal areas, inland waters; Cut food waste in half #COP15 #COP15Announcement #GBFAdoption #post2020 Link to the document: https://www.cbd.int/doc/c/e6d3
In line the COP 15 theme: Ecological Civilization-Building a Shared Future for All Life on Earth, the side event engaged key policymakers from ASEAN Member States to highlight progress in achieving biodiversity goals in the ASEAN region, including challenges and innovative solutions to contribute to…
BOGOR, Indonesia⁠—The Seventh ASEAN Heritage Parks Conference (AHP7) recently opened with the launch of two books produced by the project on Taxonomic Capacity Building on DNA Barcoding of Common Vascular Plants in the Tropics. The Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) project promoted the application…
From local community leaders protecting forests and rivers for future generations to business leaders investing in biodiversity initiatives and educators mentoring younger generations in conservation studies, the ASEAN region is home to individuals who, in their own special ways, have made…
As the global community is set to finalise the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, the ASEAN asserts the need for ambitious yet realistic targets for people and nature. Out of the 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets, the ASEAN region has the most significant contribution to the achievement of Target…
Among the numerous roadblocks to achieving global biodiversity targets, the lack of public awareness on the crucial role of biodiversity ranks as one of the most concerning, according to the Convention Biological Diversity (CBD). Without keen awareness of the link between biodiversity and human…
Jakarta, InfoPublik – The 33rd ASEAN Senior Officials on Environment (ASOEN) meeting in Cambodia, agreed on three things, namely supporting Indonesia’s hosting of the 34th ASOEN and related meetings in 2023, noting Indonesia’s invitation to attend the 7th ASEAN Heritage Parks ( AHP) Conference in…
(L-R) Ms. Nurriha Ahmad, Charge d’Affaires of Malaysia to the Philippines; Mr. Khairul Hazwan Nor, Charge d’Affaires of Brunei Darussalam to the Philippines; Mr. Aung Kyaw Oo, Charge d’Affaires of Myanmar to the Philippines; H.E. Mr. Tull Traisorat, Ambassador of Thailand to the Philippines…
The founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 1967 signified an important historical landmark that aimed to unify the region and promote cooperation for the well-being of its people. The ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB) joins the celebration of the ASEAN’s 55th Founding…