Twenty-eight policy makers and influencers, both from the city and national levels, from 14 countries1 across the region learned the importance of co-benefits through a regional training workshop co-organized by Clean Air Asia and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). The training workshop was conducted with support from the Integrated Programme for Better Air Quality in Asia (IBAQ Programme) on 23 March 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Clean Air Asia and the Japanese Embassy in India brought together leading air quality experts and representatives from four Japanese companies at a roundtable discussion to foster the development of technological solutions to air pollution and improved air quality management in Indian cities.
To strengthen the Mongolian media’s understanding of air quality issues, data and the complexities involved in reporting on air pollution, Clean Air Asia, in collaboration with Mongolia’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET), held a two-day workshop for 25 journalists in Ulaanbaatar from December 4-5.
The Integrated Programme for Better Air Quality in Asia (IBAQ) aims to improve air quality and contribute to more livable and healthy cities in Asia. Its work focuses on cities with high impact potential and potential for leveraging wider change.
The IBAQ aims to meet the objective by addressing key leverage points for better air quality, including research, development of policy, best practice tools and frameworks, providing support for implementation, strengthening public participation and using capacity building, knowledge sharing and e-learning as powerful and efficient tools for change.
Kuching, Malaysia| 12-16 November 2018
Mongolia | 16-17 March 2017