Working Group on Environment: 21st Annual Meeting

Bangkok, Thailand 23rd June 2015

Hosted by Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the 21st Annual Meeting of the Working Group on Environment (WGE) brought together WGE members with representatives from the Asian Development Bank and development partners to review implementation progress of the Core Environment Program implementation and to discuss key priorities.

Topics discussed included:

  • CEP Midterm Review findings and post review actions;
  • Emerging environmental policy and strategic directions in the GMS;
  • Institutional support for environmental cooperation in the GMS; and
  • CEP in the context of the GMS Regional Investment Framework.

Please find presentations, speeches and other documents below:

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See also

ADB Environment Operational Directions 2013-2020

14th October 2013
Publication

In the context of Strategy 2020 and in the follow-up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), this ADB report provides a coherent overview of ADB environment operations and to articulate how it will step up efforts to help the region achieve a transition to environmentally sustainable growth or green growth. Building on ADB sector and thematic plans, this paper includes a brief review of recent ADB experience in environment operations, and identifies effective approaches for the development of “greener” country partnership strategies, investment projects, and associated knowledge and technical assistance activities. 

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ADB: Greater Mekong Subregion Statistics on Growth, Infrastructure, and Trade

2nd August 2016
Publication

This ADB publication provides a snapshot of the GMS subregion's performance from 1992-2014, highlighting growth in output and merchandise trade, developments in ICT, and trends in subregional integration.

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