S.Oyun MP at GLOBE Asia-Pacific Regional Forum

2015-10-01 17:01:22

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A president of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) S.Oyun MP is taking part in the Asia-Pacific Regional Forum of GLOBE Parliamentarians, which is running in Tokyo September 30-October 1. The Forum addresses global environmental issues.

This year’s event, being organized by GLOBE Japan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency), has been attended by MPs from some ten Asian countries. Interesting presentations are given on the countries’ policies and efficient solutions towards climate change adaptation and mitigation, and air pollution and waste management.

In her speech, S.Oyun emphasized the importance of close cooperation of MPs in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals, recently adopted in New York, and in pressing environmental issues such as climate change. She shared examples of climate change impact in Mongolia and gave information on the state policies for overcoming such difficulties.

The forum has been chaired by Yu.Koike, a member of Japanese Diet (Parliament) and a former Minister of Environment. Key presentations on energy-saving and on the inter-parliamentary cooperation for the environment protection were given by Nobel Prize Winner H.Amano, and by the President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) S.H.Chowdhury.


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