Green Growth in the GMS: Trends and Priorities

Bangkok, Thailand 23 to 24 March 2017

This two-day workshop was the first in a series of three events that will feed into the 5th GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting, scheduled for early 2018.

The workshop aimed to take stock of the environmental state and trends in the GMS and initiate a process to identify and prioritize environmental projects for the subregion, including those for the next phase of the Core Environment Program.

More than 70 participants attended including government officials from agriculture, energy, environment, planning and investment, and transport ministries. Key regional development partners and ADB representatives were also there.

The agenda and presentations can be downloaded below.

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Mekong countries meet to confirm environmental priorities

17th May 2012
News

NEWS RELEASE

JINGHONG, PRC (18 MAY 2012) Senior environment officials from the six Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries met to discuss priority actions for an environmentally-friendly GMS Economic Cooperation Program.

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Natural Capital Business Forum

27th January 2015
Event

Theme: Investing in Natural Capital: Public Private Cooperation for Future Prosperity in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Overview

The Fourth GMS Environment Ministers’ Meeting emphasized the need to strengthen collaboration between governments, development partners, business sector, and civil society in order to find ways to maintain and enhance the region’s natural capital stocks. A key step was the need to strengthen collaboration and coordination between businesses, government, and/or civil society in ways that are demonstrably good for business, local livelihoods and for the protection and enhancement of the subregion’s natural capital. In this context the Natural Capital Business Forum engaged the businesses in their capacity as a beneficiary of public sector investments as well as the investors in economic activities associated with natural capital.

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