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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Stimulating Knowledge Exchange Between the Countries

31st March 2018
News

The GMS countries share many common environmental challenges and each country is testing solutions to suit their national priorities and contexts. This creates fertile ground for the six countries to exchange experiences and ideas. Sometimes, the spark for a country to try new approaches can be created simply by bringing people together to inspire and learn from each other, as is happening in the GMS.

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Promoting Strategic Environmental Assessments

31st March 2018
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The Core Environment Program (CEP) has led efforts since 2007 to promote the use of strategic environmental assessments (SEAs) as a key approach for sustainable development planning in the GMS.

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