EMM-5 (Formal Meeting of Ministers)

Environment ministers from the six GMS countries gathered in Chiang Mai, Thailand on 1 February 2018 to review the Core Environment Program’s (CEP) progress and achievements and endorse its new Strategic Framework and Action Plan, 2018-2022.

Key messages from the Forum on Green Growth (30-31 January) were also presented to the environment leaders, as well statements from CEP development partners. The ministers also issued a Joint Ministerial Statement which reaffirmed their shared commitment to build green, inclusive, and sustainable economies.

Speeches and statements will be uploaded below as soon as available.

 

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ADB Blog: 8 Ways to Promote Natural Capital Investments in the GMS

5th June 2018
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Natural capital has been a key contributor to the Greater Mekong Subregion’s (GMS) rapid economic growth over the past 3 decades. However, the subregion’s key natural capital stocks are in a state of decline...read the blog here.

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ADB News Release: GMS Countries to Strengthen Regional Cooperation on Food Safety, Agriculture

31st May 2018
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Senior agriculture officials from the six member countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) agreed to increase regional cooperation in food safety, boost the trading of climate-friendly agriculture products, and accelerate the implementation of the five-year GMS Strategy and Siem Reap Action Plan endorsed by the Second GMS Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting...read the full news release here.

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