This policy brief aims to answer a critical question: how can policymakers, civil society, and researchers address air pollution, climate change, and socioeconomic equity with inclusive solutions?

Indonesia is home to an estimated 20 percent of the world’s mangroves, the largest extent of mangrove ecosystems in the world. Mangroves provide valuable ecosystem services that contribute to human wellbeing in Indonesia, including coastal protection, climate regulation, fisheries support services, raw materials provision and cultural services.

International and domestic efforts to respond to the severe global challenge of climate change are on the rise and evolving.

The Bay of Bengal (BoB) region is emerging as an important focal point for climate security risks. This is largely due to a multi-layered interplay of geopolitical, geostrategic, and climate-related regional dynamics. It forms the final leg between West and East Asia. The region is one of the most climate-vulnerable in the world.

This report identifies climate resilience solutions for urban poor in Indonesia and their enabling factors, building on national policies and programs and taking into account the priority sectors for climate-resilient development.

UNESCAP has developed The Sustainable Urban Transport Index (SUTI) to help summarize, track and compare the performance of Asian cities in regards to sustainable urban transport and the related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), more specifically target 11.2.

This report presents the main policy lessons emerging from the national Deep Decarbonization Scenarios developed in Brazil, India, Indonesia and South Africa.

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many meetings, workshops, and consultations suddenly went online. In many parts of the world, in-person meetings were impossible for a long time, and only now are slowly resuming. In other parts, hybrid meetings with online presence and in-person participation are becoming the new norm.

This strategy document examines the ongoing efforts to promote electromobility in Indonesia, identifies key stakeholders relevant to electric vehicle (EV) issues, and identifies synergies among existing EV initiatives nationwide, as well as policy gaps in the effort to accelerate EV uptake in Indonesia.

The average Indonesian can expect to lose 2.5 years of life expectancy at current pollution levels, according to the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI), because air quality fails to meet the World Health Organization (WHO) guideline for concentrations of fine particulate matter (PM2.5).

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