NEAT China Working Group Meeting on Climate Change and East Asian Sustainable Development
Source: NEAT Philippines Secretariat taken during the NEAT China WG meeting on Climate Change and East Asian Sustainable Development, 18 June 2021
The first working group (WG) of the Network of East Asian Think Tanks (NEAT) this 2021 was hosted by NEAT China led by the China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU). The WG meeting was held last 18 June 2021, 9:00am-12:30nn (GMT+8), with the theme “Climate Change and East Asian Sustainable Development”.
The objectives of this WG is as follows:
- To share knowledge and experience on climate change and sustainable development;
- To conduct joint research on the status quo and future development in the areas related to climate, food security (mainly focusing on agricultural system and production on land) and disaster management particularly, and most importantly; and
- To pool wisdom to promote East Asian cooperation on climate-induced food security and natural disaster management in the context of the UN 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development.
The meeting was attended by 22 representatives from 12 ASEAN plus three countries. Lead representatives presented their papers on the above mentioned theme. The meeting was divided into two (2) sessions, namely: Impact of Climate Change on Food Security and Disaster Management; and Impact of Climate Change on Food Security and Disaster Management.
The first session on Impact of Climate Change on Food Security and Disaster Management was moderated by Dr. Sonny N. Domingo from the Philippine Institute for Development Studies. Representatives from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, and Lao PDR presented their papers.
The second session on Impact of Climate Change on Food Security and Disaster Management was moderated by Dr. Miao Ji of CFAU. Representatives from China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam presented their papers.
You may access the program by clicking HERE.