Events

Localizing Global Agendas

27 September 2016 to 29 September 2016

This learning event explored current approaches by Asia Pacific countries and by development partners for global agendas such as the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris agreement. It provided a forum for exchange of experiences and lessons learnt in supporting subnational governments. Participants were given an opportunity to critically assess strategies and modalities of development partners for the strengthening of subnational governments in the region.

Read the Announcement, Call for Contributions, and Event Report for more information.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
27 Sep 2016 Opening Session Welcome Remarks Bambang Susantono
27 Sep 2016 Opening Session Welcome Remarks Jochen Mattern
27 Sep 2016 Setting the Stage Short Introductory Statement on Agenda 2030, Climate Change Agreement, and the "New Urban Agenda" Joseph D' Cruz
27 Sep 2016 Setting the Stage Localizing Global Agendas: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development including Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Action
This presentation examines global climate pacts like the Paris Agreement and Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030. It looks...
Preety Bhandari
27 Sep 2016 Setting the Stage Short Introductory Statement on Agenda 2030, Climate Change Agreement, and the "New Urban Agenda" Rolando Tungpalan
27 Sep 2016 Setting the Stage Localizing Global Agendas: Introductory Statement
Asia has seen remarkable growth in the last four decades though at the expense of inequality and environmental degradation. Lal Shanker Ghimire...
Lal Shanker Ghimire
27 Sep 2016 Setting the Stage Localizing Global Agendas: Sustainable Development Goals, New Urban Agenda, and Climate Change
This presentation introduces the United Cities and Local Government (UCLG), an association that represents and defends local governments’ interest...
Bernadia Irawati Tjandradewi
27 Sep 2016 Session on Country Strategies for Localizing Global Agendas The Global Agendas and Nepal: Sustainable Development Goals, Climate Change, and Urban Development
Sustainable development continues to be in-built in Nepal's socio-economic development. The country’s efforts for the successful implementation...
Lal Shanker Ghimire
27 Sep 2016 Session on Country Strategies for Localizing Global Agendas Presentation Tojiddin Jurazoda
27 Sep 2016 Session on Country Strategies for Localizing Global Agendas Localizing Global Agendas: Role of Local Governments
Local governments can contribute to more effective and accountable international governance if they are recognized as one of the spheres of ...
Bernadia Irawati Tjandradewi
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
28 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities New Urban Agenda
This presentation discusses the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, gives a description of the new urban world, and shares strategies on...
Christopher Rollo
28 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities Linking Subnationals to Finance: Investing in Asia’s Urban Future
A financing gap on infrastructure investment exists in Asia. This presentation provides information on how the Cities Development Initiative...
Eva Ringhof
28 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities Presentation Feroisa Francisca Concordia
28 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities Third Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project
Supported by the Asian Development Bank, the Third Urban Governance and Infrastructure Improvement (Sector) Project (UGIIP-III) aims to strengthen...
Md. Shafiqul Islam Akand
28 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities Public-Private Partnership Led Improved Fecal Sludge Management Services in Faridpur Municipality, Bangladesh
This presentation provides a brief situational analysis of the state of fecal sludge management in the municipality of Faridpur in Bangladesh...
Uttam Kumar Saha
28 Sep 2016 Open Forum An Introduction to the Toolbox for Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals
Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the lynchpin of the localization process. Cities and...
Fabienne Perucca
28 Sep 2016 Open Forum Discussion on Localizing the Sustainable Development Goals at Subnational Level
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a unique opportunity to rethink local development, ensuring no one is left behind. UNDP Asia Pacific...
Patrick Duong
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
29 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 13 - Climate Action Localizing Climate Action
Key players in climate change exist both at the international and country levels albeit varying in roles. With the adoption of the Sustainable...
Xuedu Lu
29 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 13 - Climate Action Presentation Chun Xia-Bauer
29 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 13 - Climate Action Low Carbon City Initiatives in the People’s Republic of China
This presentation shares the global context for low-carbon emission. It examines the low carbon development in selected pilot cities in the ...
Kristina Noel Katich
29 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 13 - Climate Action Presentation Wangdi Gyeltshen
29 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 13 - Climate Action Presentation Anupa Lamichhane
29 Sep 2016 Session on Localizing Sustainable Development Goal 13 - Climate Action Presentation Dante Santiago
29 Sep 2016 Closing Session

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