8 Sep 2020 - WEBINAR: Joint India-Philippines Connect Webinar on Resource Circulation and Waste Management under Pandemic COVID-19, 10 September 2020 (16:00-19:00 pm Japan Time)
2 Sep 2020 - WEBINAR: Pre-event of 10th Regional 3R and Circular Economy Forum In Asia-Pacific - Sustainable Solid Waste Management during COVID-19 (Thursday, September 3, 2020, at 11:30 AM (IST))
31 Aug 2020 - Measures to avoid the further spread of COVID-19
3 Aug 2020 - WEBINAR: Future of Bus-based Public Transport System: Deficit and Future RequirementsOutlook on Electric Buses in India (11:00 AM, 6 August 2020: Indian Standard Time)
15 Jul 2020 - [Limited Seats Available] WEBINAR: Outlook on Electric Buses in India (11:00 AM, 16 July 2020: Indian Standard Time)
8 Jul 2020 - Participation in Sustainable Transport and COVID-19
30 Jun 2020 - Organized a Special Session and Contributed as a Supporting organization and Delivered Presentation in the 15 International Conference on Waste Management and Technology (ICWMT-15 and 2020 Global Waste Forum) (29-30 June 2020) Online Meeting
15 Jun 2020 - Workshop of UNCRD- Special Session on IPLA- a SDG Partnership (29 June 2020, 09:00-13:00 Chinese Standard Time)
1 Jun 2020 - World Environment Day WEBINAR - Biodiversity and Environmental Protection during Pandemic Outbreak of COVID 19 (5 June 2020, 13:50-16:15 Indian Standard Time)
1 Jun 2020 - [Limited Seats Available] WEBINAR: Resuming Bus Manufacturing and Operations during and after lockdown (4 June 2020, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Indian Standard Time)
30 Apr 2020 - SDGs Future Cities selected in Aichi Prefecture
8 Apr 2020 - WEBINAR: How can governments contribute to the survival of bus and coach operators during and after the COVID-19 crisis? (9 April 2020, 9:00 a.m. PDT / 3:00 p.m. CET / 6:30 p.m. IST)
25 Feb 2020 - Participation in Special Session on VLR at WUF10
2 Feb 2020 - UNCRD participated in the 3rd International Conference on Green Urbanism and International Awards for Liveable Communities, 10-13 December 2019, Rome, Italy
23 Jan 2020 - UNCRD supported 9th IconSWM-CE 2019, 27-30 November 2019 (An official pre-event of the 2020 3R & CE Forum in Russia)
28 Oct 2019 - Twelfth Intergovernmental Regional EST Forum in Asia, 28-31 October 2019, Hanoi, Viet Nam
21 Oct 2019 - UNCRD Tokyo Office's support to the High-Level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disasters
18 Oct 2019 - Guayaquil International Mayors Forum, 12-14 December 2019, Guayaquil, Ecuador (postponed)
9 Sep 2019 - UNCRD delivered an online lecture in the Training Course on Tackling Marine Pollution Issues through Recycling, at Griffith University, Australia
5 Sep 2019 - UNCRD chairs a plenary session on SDG11 at the 14th Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS) 2019, 5-6 September 2019, Ethiopia
2 Sep 2019 - Delivered a speech on 3R Experiences in the 2nd Meeting of the African Clean Cities Platform (ACCP)
1 Sep 2019 - BEWARE OF FAKE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS
26 Aug 2019 - Intern students of JICA Chubu Center visit UNCRD
22 Aug 2019 - Opening UNCRD's New Office in Tokyo
20 Aug 2019 - Early Release- Report State of Plastics Waste in Asia and the Pacific- Issues, Challenges and Circular Economic Opportunities
19 Aug 2019 - JICA/UNCRD Special Programme on Road Asset Management
9 Jul 2019 - Second UNCRD Mini-seminar was held on 9 July 2019
26 Apr 2019 - UNCRD Special Session at 15th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR), 26-31 May 2019, Mumbai, India
15 Apr 2019 - Delivered a Presentation and Participated as a Panelist in the 6th Waste Management, Waste to Energy Asia Summit 2019, (10-12 April 2019), Jakarta, Indonesia
28 Mar 2019 - Contributed as a Supporting organization and Delivered Presentation in the 14 International Conference on Waste Management and Technology (ICWMT-14 and 2019 Global Waste Forum) (21-24 March 2019), Beijing, P.R. China
14 Mar 2019 - Delivered Speech in ASEM High Level Meeting on Marine Sustainability (7-8 March 2019), Bangkok, The Kingdom of Thailand
1 Feb 2019 - Lecture delivered to the Training Workshop on Climate Change Strategy for Local Government
10 Dec 2018 - UNCRD Public Seminar on Working at the United Nations
27 Nov 2018 - Special Symposium on Lessons from Local SDGs Activities in EU and OECD Countries (19 December 2018, Nagoya, Japan)
26 Nov 2018 - Lecture delivered to the World Bank Training Programme
26 Nov 2018 - Lecture, "Can SDGs Solve the Problems of Human Society? -- Innovations in Science Technology and Social System" (28 November 2018, Chubu University, Japan)
26 Sep 2018 - Beware of scams implying association with UNCRD
24 Aug 2018 - New Director arrives UNCRD
16 Aug 2018 - Panelist in 'World Water Challenges and Intelligent Solutions' on Wednesday, 15 August 2018 in Suzhou, P. R. China
9 Jul 2018 - First State of the 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific, Launched at 8th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, 9-12 April 2018, Indore, India
2 Jul 2018 - Delegation from BMA to learn implementing SDGs
27 Jun 2018 - Global Leadership Programme on Circular Economy - in Partnership with UNCRD -updated on
8 Jun 2018 - Pre-Feasibility Study to Investigate Potential Mass Transit Options for Bhutan (Final Report) is released
9 Apr 2018 - Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific
8 Mar 2018 - Participated in the HAPPY WOMAN FESTA AICHI 2018
26 Feb 2018 - Regional EST Training Course on Railways
30 Oct 2017 - UNCRD participated in the 2017 Sustainable Development Transition Forum, 30 Oct-1 Nov 2017, Incheon, Rep. Korea
10 Oct 2017 - Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Policy Dialogue and Training Workshop for South Asia and South-East Asian Cities
14 Jul 2017 - UNCRD-UN DESA Side Event at 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
12 Jun 2017 - The 6th Drafting Committee Meeting, State of the 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, 22-23 June 2017
28 Apr 2017 - UNCRD Side Event at the UN Ocean Conference, 5 June 2017, United Nations Headquarters, New York
22 Mar 2017 - Asian countries adopted the Vientiane Declaration on Sustainable Rural Transport towards Achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the 10th Regional EST Forum in Asia
15 Mar 2017 - Vientiane International Mayors Forum as Integral Part of the 10th Regional EST Forum in Asia
16 Nov 2016 - Zero Draft Vientiane Declaration on Sustainable Rural Transport towards Achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, for Government comments/ suggestions/inputs
16 Nov 2016 - Adopted Adelaide 3R Declaration towards the Promotion of Circular Economy in Achieving the Resource Efficient Societies in Asia and the Pacific under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
13 Oct 2016 - Delivering the New Urban Agenda through sustainable urban mobility solutions and Transit Oriented Development (TOD) (Quito, Ecuador, 20 Oct 2016)
30 Sep 2016 - Zero Draft Adelaide 3R Declaration towards the Promotion of Circular Economy in Achieving the Resource Efficient Societies in Asia and the Pacific under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - for Government comments/ suggestions/inputs
29 Aug 2016 - Seventh Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific (2-4 November, 2016, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia) Updated
10 Aug 2016 - Public Symposium: "Wisdom of the World and Wisdom of Chubu ~ Sustainable and Resilient Regional Development ~ United Nations Centre for Regional Development" (31 August 2016, Nagoya)
27 Apr 2016 - Chengdu International Mayors Forum 2016 (Place: Chengdu, Sichuan Province, PR China; Date: Further notice)
22 Apr 2016 - Message for the Kumamoto Earthquakes in Japan
22 Apr 2016 - Message for the Ecuador Earthquakes
14 Apr 2016 - IPLA as SDGs Partnerships #SDGAction267
6 Nov 2015 - [3R] Seventh Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific (2-4 Nov 2016, Adelaide, South Australia) Updated on
17 Aug 2015 - [EST] Ninth Regional EST Forum in Asia (17-20 Nov 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal) - Draft Concept Note and Provisional Programme uploaded
12 Jul 2015 - Panel/Charrette Promotion of Integrated Regional Development Planning and Management for an Equitable, Balanced and Sustainable Development. UNCRD-LAC organized working panel and forum on Integrated regional development toward sustainable, equitable and balanced development in Cundinamarca (12-17 July 2015)
26 Jun 2015 - Internal Articulation Workshop of the Project Promotion of Integrated Regional Development Planning and Management for an Equitable, Balanced and Sustainable Development In the context of the ongoing agreement with the Government of Cundinamarca, an Internal Articulation Workshop, was held to consult with the governing body and the public servants of Cundinamarca on the identification of a long-term territorial vision for the Departamento for 2032, its priorities, strategic axes and projects, key stakeholders and strategic partners to be involved in the process.
19 Jun 2015 - [Call for Papers for RDD] Issue on Urban-rural Linkages in Support to the New Urban Agenda (Due date for Abstracts: 30 June 2015)
24 Apr 2015 - Inter-institutional workshops (Bogota and its surrounding municipalities) for the constitution of a Territorial Integration Committee (CIT, Spanish acronym). April 24 and May 15, 2015.
27 Mar 2015 - IPLA International Dialogue on Solid Waste Management Towards Zero Waste 27 March - 2 April 2015. UNCRD participated in the IPLA event, International Dialogue on Solid Waste Management Towards Zero Waste, which was co-organized by the Unidad Administrativa Especial de Servicios PÃºblicos of BogotÃ¡ (UAESP, Spanish acronym), who performs the role of Subregional Secretariat of IPLA.
24 Mar 2015 - [IPLA] Launch of Integrated Waste Resources website (by Environmental Management Centre LLP, India & Griffith University, Australia)
16 Mar 2015 - [3R] Sixth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific (16-19 Aug 2015, Male, Maldives) - Provisional Programme uploaded
16 Jan 2015 - [EST] Addendum to Kyoto Declaration was endorsed and signed by 6 Asian Mayors at the High-Level Symposium on Sustainable Cities (16 Jan 2015, Toyota, Japan)
16 Jan 2015 - High-Level Symposium on Sustainable Cities: Connecting People, Environment and Technology, Co-Convened By the United Nations and Toyota City (15-16 January 2015, Toyota, Japan)
25 Nov 2014 - [IPLA] High-level Interactive Forum on Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation for Knowledge and Capacity Development in Waste Management (18 Dec 2014, Lagos, Nigeria)
25 Nov 2014 - Forum for the constitution of the first Administrative and Planning Region (RAPE) of Colombia-Central Region, BoyacÃ¡, Colombia On Thursday 25 September, the first Administrative Planning Region of the country (Central Region comprised by Bogota-Cundinamarca and 3 surrounding regions) was officially constituted in a ceremony attended by approx. 350 participants, comprised by representatives of the national government, the congress, governors, mayors, the academy, private sector and community organizations, among others.
21 Nov 2014 - [EST] 21 Asian Countries adopted Colombo Declaration for the Promotion of Next Generation Low-carbon Transport Solutions in Asia at the Eighth Regional EST Forum in Asia
20 Nov 2014 - [EST] Asian Mayors signed the Addendum to Kyoto Declaration for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport ~ Towards Realizing Resilient, Smart and Liveable Cities in Asia
20 Nov 2014 - Invitation by the Government of Antioquia to contribute in the International Meeting Uraba-Darien-Biodiverse Region UNCRD-LAC was invited by the Government of Antioquia to contribute in the International Forum entitled Uraba-Darien â€“ a biodiverse Region, on 20 and 21 November 2014.
19 Nov 2014 - [EST] Special Message from UN Secretary-General to the Integrated Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka
25 Sep 2014 - Forum for the constitution of the first Administrative and Planning Region (RAPE) of Colombia-Central Region, Boyaca, Colombia On Thursday 25 September, the first Administrative Planning Region of the country (Central Region comprised by Bogota-Cundinamarca and 3 surrounding regions) was officially constituted in a ceremony attended by approx. 350 participants, comprised by representatives of the national government, the congress, governors, mayors, the academy, private sector and community organizations, among others.
24 Sep 2014 - Workshop for the agreement to constitute the Territorial Integration Committee Two emblematic events were held on 24 and 25 September in the context of the capacity building programme on integrated regional development planning implemented by UNCRD-LAC in Colombia.
10 Sep 2014 - [IPLA] Sao Paulo Declaration was adopted at the IPLA Global Forum of the 2014 ISWA Solid Waste Congress
19 Aug 2014 - [IPLA] IPLA Global Forum 2014 of ISWA 2014 Solid Waste World Congress (8-9 Sep 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
13 Aug 2014 - SIDS 2014 Conference - Parallel Event: Expanding Waste Management Services of Pacific Island Countries through International PPPs (3 Sep 2014, Apia, Samoa)
6 Aug 2014 - Report of UNCRD/UN DESA Side Event at the Second Meeting of High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development is now available
19 Jun 2014 - UNCRD/UN DESA Side Event at the Second Meeting of High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (7 July 2014, NY, USA) UNCRD and UNDESA will co-organize a side event, entitled Promoting Resource Efficiency for Sustainable Urban Development at the Second Meeting of High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.
21 May 2014 - Panel and workshop on Integrated Regional Development Planning in the context of the context of the First Administrative and Planning Region - RAPE. Central Region UNCRD together with the City of Bogota, and the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota (CCB) co-organized the panel and workshop event on Integrated Regional Development Planning in the context of the first Administrative and Planning Region (RAPE) Central Region, as an effort to continue strengthening the regional agenda of Bogota and its area of influence.
17 Apr 2014 - [3R] Nagoya Public Forum on Multilayer Partnerships for the Promotion of 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific (24 April 2014, Nagoya, Japan)
7 Apr 2014 - Training Course for Kuching City South on Endogenous Regional Development through Community Initiatives (7-11 April 2014, Aichi and Gifu, Japan)
7 Apr 2014 - Panel on Integrated Regional Development Planning: Power of a Territorial Approach to Sustainable Development at the WUF7 World Urban Forum UNCRD LAC Office participated in the 7th World Urban Forum (WUF 7) held in Medellin, Colombia. Ms. Claudia Hoshino, Coordinator of UNCRD LAC Office, UNCRD organized a panel discussion on 7 April, entitled Integrated Regional Development Planning: Power of a Territorial Approach to Sustainable Development.
25 Mar 2014 - Intermunicipal workshops (Bogota and its surrounding municipalities) for the constitution of a metropolitan area and a territorial integration committee 3 weekly meetings. March 25, 28; May 26 ; June 10 ; July 28 ;August 8 ; September 23, 24
7 Feb 2014 - Series of Interinstitutional Meetings between Bogota, and the Departments of Cundinamarca, Boyaca, Tolima and Meta (the Central Region of the country)in the context of the creation of the first Special Administrative and Planning Region (RAPE) of Colombi Since 7 Feb 2014 to 24 Jun 2014. Focus will be centered on the constitution and support of the Special Administrative Planning Region (RAPE, Spanish Acronym) for the Central Region of Colombia; will be the first region to be constituted in the country, in the context of the entry into force of the Organic Law of the Territorial Planning in 2011.
27 Jan 2014 - Public Forum for the signature of the intergovernmental agreement of the Special Administrative and Planning Region - RAPE Central Region Public officials representing the city of Bogota and the Departamentos of Cundinamarca, Tolima, Boyaca, and Meta signed an agreement that will help strengthen the regional agenda of Bogota and its area of influence.
14 Jan 2014 - Fifth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific (25-27 February 2014, Surabaya, Indonesia) The Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Public Works of Government of Indonesia, the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) will co-organize the Fifth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific from 25 to 27 February 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia.
23 Apr 2013 - Seventh Regional EST Forum in Asia Seventh Regional EST Forum in Asia and Global Consultation on Sustainable Transport in the post-2015 Development Agenda will be held in Bali, Indonesia from 23 to 25 April 2013, under the overall theme of "Next Generation Transport Systems We Want for 21st Century - Looking Beyond Rio+20"
10 Oct 2012 - International Workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building of Urban Communities Disaster Management Planning Unit of UNCRD will hold the workshop to discuss how to achieve the effective community-based reconstruction after disasters, in the second week of December, 2012.
28 Sep 2012 - General Assembly's adoption of resolution on human security On September 10, the resolution entitled "Follow-up to paragraph 143 on human security of the 2005 World Summit Outcome" (A/RES/66/290) was adopted by the General Assembly at its sixty sixth session.
27 Sep 2012 - APO-UNCRD Cooperation for the Promotion of 3Rs in SMEs APO-UNCRD Cooperation for the Promotion of 3Rs in SMEs
12 Sep 2012 - Technical Assistance for Ahmedabad Zero Waste Road Map 2013-2031 The United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) jointly organized a multi-stakeholder consultation on the Pre-Final Draft Road Map for Zero Waste Ahmedabad on 11-12 September in Ahmedabad, Gujarat State of India.
6 Sep 2012 - IPLA Global Forum 2012 on Empowering Municipalities in Building Zero Waste Society - A Vision for the post-Rio+20 Sustainable Urban Development The IPLA Global Forum 2012 on Empowering Municipalities in Building Zero Waste Society - A Vision for the post-Rio+20 Sustainable Urban Development was held on 5-6 September 2012 in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
5 Sep 2012 - Official Launch of IPLA Portal The IPLA Portal was officially launched at the IPLA Global Forum 2012 in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
15 Aug 2012 - Viet Nam National EST Strategy completed The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), and the Ministry of Transport (MOT) of the Government of Viet Nam officially completed the National Environment Sustainable Transport (EST) Strategy in March 2012 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
31 Jul 2012 - Contribution towards the Rio+20 Process - Report on the UNCRD - UNU-IAS Public Symposium on Rio+20 We are pleased to announce that the meeting report of the UNCRD - UNU-IAS Public Symposium on Rio+20 entitled "Sustainable Urban Development: Challenges and Issues in Developing Countries" has been submitted to the Secretariat of Rio+20 and posted on their website as a contribution towards the Rio+20 process.
13 Jul 2012 - Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) training workshop on building capacity to deal with the illegal shipments of e-waste and near-end-of-life electronics Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) training workshop on building capacity to deal with the illegal shipments of e-waste and near-end-of-life electronics will be held on 10-13 July 2012, in Ha Noi, Viet Nam.
22 Jun 2012 - IPLA Side Events during Rio+20 IPLA organized the following side events during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
22 Jun 2012 - Contributions towards Rio+20 Process
17 May 2012 - 2nd Regional Forum on Integrated Solid Waste Management and IPLA Side Event The Regional Solid Waste Exchange of Information and Expertise Network in Mashreq and Maghreb countries (SWEEP-Net), which is the International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services (IPLA) Sub-Regional Secretariat for Mashreq and Maghreb Countries, held its 2nd Regional Forum on Integrated Solid Waste Management from 15 to 17 May 2012, in Marrakeche, Morocco.
18 Apr 2012 - Multi-stakeholder consultation meeting towards the development of the Road Map for Zero Waste Ahmedabad The United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) jointly organized a multi-stakeholder consultation meeting towards the development of the gRoad Map for Zero Waste Ahmedabadh on 17-18 April in Ahmedabad, Gujarat State of India.
29 Feb 2012 - International Meeting Bogota Zero Waste: Towards a Culture of Utilization In the context of the IPLA initiative, the proposal of Zero Waste is being positively advanced in Bogota under the leadership of Agendabogota and its Bogota Zero Waste team comprising social organizations, entrepreneurs, and academicians, and supported by UNCRD.
27 Feb 2012 - UNCRD Tohoku Workshop UNCRD organized workshops and site visits in three prefectures in the Tohoku region (Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima) from 27 February to 2 March 2012.
23 Feb 2012 - IPLA Forum of the Private Sector (23 February 2012) This meeting aims to introduce the International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA) to the private sector and discuss the needs and challenges in waste management-related businesses, services, and investment.
25 Sep 2009 - Launching Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) The new Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport (SLoCaT) -- launched officially in Bangkok, Thailand on 25 September. (Press Release dated 25 September by Department of Public Information/UN)
31 Jul 2008 - IYSH Memorial Encouragement Prize Awarded to ITC Participants UNCRD is pleased to announce that the Third IYSH Memorial Encouragement Prize* was awarded to the Urban Development Resource Center (UDRC), which was established by past participants of UNCRD's International Training Course in Regional Development (ITC), in July 2008.