GMS Environment Update - Issue 10
Welcome to Issue 10 of the GMS Environment Update, a compilation of recent environment news and articles from the GMS Core Environment Program, the Asian Development Bank, the governments of the six GMS countries, and the WWF-Greater Mekong Programme. This product aims to keep GMS stakeholders up-to-date on the latest sustainable development happenings in the subregion. If you would like to receive future issues direct to your inbox, please sign up to our mailing list here.
Date: 15th June 2016
Updated: 15th June 2016
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10th September 2015
This ADB report features Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Urban Development Strategic Framework, 2015–2022. It sets out a broad framework to encourage and facilitate a coordinated approach to the development of urban areas throughout the GMS. The framework includes three pillars: (i) planning and development of key urban areas, (ii) planning and development of border areas, and (iii) capacity development in urban planning and management. Underlying these are four crosscutting themes—green development and climate change resilience, disaster risk management, inclusive development, and competitiveness. The GMS Urban Development Strategic Framework also provides the context for ongoing and planned projects in the six GMS member countries.
24 to 25 May 2005
The first GMS Environment Ministers Meeting (EMM) was held in Shanghai, PRC on 25 May 2005. The overall theme of the meeting was “Managing Shared Natural Resources for Sustainable Development“. The meeting took stock of achievements in GMS environmental cooperation and discussed future directions for regional cooperation in environment and natural resources management.