United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
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Chikako Takase
Director
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
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450-0001 Japan
Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) is listed as a partner or lead entity in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform
Mainstreaming the 3Rs and resource efficiency in the overall policy development at local and national levels in Asia-Pacific countries

- The major achievement will be a regional consensus among the Asia-Pacific countries through a high-level declaration, on mainstreaming the 3Rs and resource efficiency in a wide range of sectors (e.g., agriculture, environment, industry, energy, transport, and finance) and in the overall policy development. - Policies, strategies, laws and regulations that supports the implementation of the 3Rs and resource efficiency measures at national and local levels will be formulated and implemented in the Asia-Pacific countries. - Creation of a sustainable society that imposes significantly lower pres...[more]

Partners
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport

The Partnership has as its overarching goal to mobilize global support to reduce the growth of GHG emissions generated by land transport in developing countries by promoting more sustainable, low carbon transport. Transport in developing countries is the one of the largest, and fastest growing, source of GHG emissions. Transport related CO2 emissions are expected to increase 57% worldwide in the period 2005 ? 2030, and it is estimated that transport (passenger and freight) in developing countries will contribute about 80 percent of this increase. At the same time transport is largely missi...[more]

Partners
Major Groups: International Association for Public Transport (UITP) (Belgium) Transport and Environment (T+E) (Belgium) Believe Sustainability (Brazil) China Urban Transport Research Centre (CUSTReC) (China) International Union of Railways (UIC) (France) VEOLIA Transport (France) World Streets (France) Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH/ German Technical Coop...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST)

The main objective of the Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) initiative is to built a common understanding across the Asia-Pacific, Africa and Latin America and Caribbean on the essential elements of the EST. Through this initiative: (1)The Bangkok 2020 Declaration and Bogotá Declaration will be implemented. This will lead to: - accomplish safe, reliable, affordable, efficient, people-centric and environment friendly transport system -foster economical, social and environmental development -integrate developing countries in the world economy and contribute the eradication of povert...[more]

Partners
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia), SLoCaT, ADB, EMBARQ, UN/ESCAP, JICA, Dutch Cycling Embassy, TRL, IEA, SACEP, MoE-Japan, KOTI, WHO/WPRO, private sectors, research and nongovernmental organizations
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting Regional Development

Major objective and activities of the UNCRD is to promote sustainable regional development and planning in developing countries. With partners/collaborators, UNCRD will support developing countries in achieving sustainable regional development: -Sustainable regional development plans will be formulated in many developing countries; Policies, plans, and strategies to promote sustainable regional development will be formulated and implemented; -Forum of exchanging information will be developed; -Awareness will be increased about main issues to be addressed for sustainable regional developmen...[more]

Partners
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) Regions United (ORU-FOGAR) The Latin American Organization of Intermediate Governments (OLAGI) The Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD) The UNESCO Chair on Human Security and Regional Development The International Urban Development Association of (INTA) The Bogotá-Cundinamarca Region, Colombia The Prefecture of...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Promoting the International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA)

The goal of IPLA is to increase the capacity of local authorities (LAs) for sustainable waste management towards a resource efficient and zero waste society, achieving livable and sustainable cities. Through IPLA:- The capacity of LAs and municipalities will be empowered by better access to tools, technologies, investment opportunities, and international financial mechanisms in the area of municipal waste management. - A dynamic interface between the local authorities and private sector will be built, thereby facilitating public-private partnerships and creating conducive investment climate fo...[more]

Partners
Global Coordinating Secretariat- UNCRD; Global Secretariat-tbc; Regional Secretariat for Africa, Asia and Latin America- UN-HABITAT; Sub-Regional Secretariat for South Asia- SACEP; Sub-Regional Secretariat for the Pacific SIDS- SPREP PROE; Sub-Regional Secretariat for Southern Latin America- Abrelpe ISWA; Sub-Regional Secretariat for Northern Latin America- UAESP; Sub-Regional Secretariat f...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
United Nations