GMS Working Group on Environment 23rd Annual Meeting

Siem Reap, Cambodia 12th July 2017

The 23rd Annual Meeting of the GMS Working Group on Environment reviewed Core Environment Program achievements and challenges during 2016 and discuss progress and priorities for CEP Phase III planning.

The event also outlined progress with planning for the 5th GMS Environment Ministers' Meeting, scheduled for 6-8 February, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

WGE AM-23 was hosted by Cambodia's Ministry of Environment with support from the GMS Environment Operations Center. It was preceded by a 1-day event on Green Growth in the GMS: Best Practices. Following the official WGE AM-23 meeting, WGE members attended the 2nd Task Force Meeting to further develop plans for 5th GMS Environment Ministers' Meeting.

Presentations and other meeting documents can be downloaded below.

 

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Green Growth in the GMS: Best Practices

11th July 2017
Event

This workshop brought together environment and other GMS officials with international experts to explore green growth opportunities in the subregion.

Topics included:

  • Green Growth Opportunities in the GMS: Setting the Context
  • Environmental Technological Innovation
  • Promoting a Transition Toward a Green Economy
  • Financial Innovation

The workshop participants also discussed emerging environmental priorities and potential investments in the subregion as identified by recent CEP country consultations as part of the CEP Phase III planning process. 

The workshop, held the day before the GMS Working Group on Environment's 23rd Annual Meeting, was the second in a series of three under the green growth theme that will be held in the lead up to the 5th GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting, scheduled for early 2018. The first was in Bangkok in March, titled “Green Growth in the GMS: Trends and Priorities.”

Presentations and other materials from the event can be downloaded below.

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