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ERIA economic research body celebrates 10th anniversary, sets three key objectives

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ERIA economic research body celebrates 10th anniversary, sets three key objectives

30 June 2018

ERIA , Lao PDR

Note: This article was originally published in Vientiane Times on 30 June 2018. ERIA's President, Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, was featured.

Saving the Planet and Making Profit: A Nexus Governance Approach for ASEAN

Opinions

Saving the Planet and Making Profit: A Nexus Governance Approach for ASEAN

28 June 2018

ASEAN , Energy , Environment , Sustainable Development Goals

ASEAN has put together an ambitious sustainable development agenda with its 2025 community vision. It has also played an important role in shaping the United Nations 2020 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda. If the 17 SDGs, especially SDG2 on food security, SDG 6 on water security, SF7 on energy security, SDG 12 responsible consumption and production and SDG 13 on combating climate change, are achieved, this will combine with the impact of global trends such as climate change to intensify the competition for resources – energy, water, raw materials and land. There is a need for large scale investment and significant improvement in services in order to address supply shortages, increase general welfare and make profit.  After all, there are 65 million people across the region with no access to modern energy sources, 48 million people ASEAN-wide with no access to clean drinking water, and another 78 million without adequate sanitation facilities.

Addressing Asia’s Infrastructure Gaps: ERIA Participates in AIIB’s Annual Meeting

News

Addressing Asia’s Infrastructure Gaps: ERIA Participates in AIIB’s Annual Meeting

27 June 2018

Infrastructure , Sustainable Development Goals , Workshop

The Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held its third Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting in Mumbai, India from 25 to 26 June 2018. Ms Anita Prakash, ERIA’s Director General for Policy Design, participated in the meeting as the moderator of Asian Infrastructure Forum’s Workshop 5 – ‘Advancing Together: ASEAN Infrastructure Development.’

President of ERIA Pays Courtesy Visit to Minister of the Environment of Japan

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President of ERIA Pays Courtesy Visit to Minister of the Environment of Japan

27 June 2018

Courtesy Visit , Environment

On 25 June 2018, the President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, paid a courtesy visit to H. E. Mr Masaharu Nakagawa, Minister of the Environment of Japan in Tokyo.

Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at Chatham House Conference in London

News

Prof Akiko Yamanaka Speaks at Chatham House Conference in London

25 June 2018

Conference

Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, participated in the 2018 London Conference of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, otherwise known as Chatham House, and presented to delegates at a panel session on the first day.

OPEC squabble impacts Southeast Asia

In the News

OPEC squabble impacts Southeast Asia

21 June 2018

ASEAN , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The ASEAN Post on 21 June 2018. ERIA's Energy Economist, Han Phoumin, was featured.

Can This Technology Reduce Coal Emissions by 97%?

In the News

Can This Technology Reduce Coal Emissions by 97%?

20 June 2018

Coal , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Energy Watch on 20 June 2018. ERIA's Energy Economist, Han Phoumin, was featured.

Prof Yamanaka Participates in OECD Forum 2018, IFRI RoundTable, and the Cambridge Central Asia Forum

News

Prof Yamanaka Participates in OECD Forum 2018, IFRI RoundTable, and the Cambridge Central Asia Forum

20 June 2018

Conference

The OECD Forum 2018 took place from 29-30 May 2018 in Paris, France and Prof Akiko Yamanaka, Special Advisor to the President of ERIA, was invited to the session ‘Woman & Development’ on 30 May as a speaker.

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