News and Events


Air quality stakeholders, countries initiate synergized efforts to fight air pollution in Asia

Date Posted: 26 February 2015

Asian countries have come together, combining efforts to manage the challenge of air pollution as a region—with 2015 being potentially marked as the year when two major events tackling air pollution in Asia will be held.


Clean Air Asia and EMB partner for better air quality in Philippine cities

Date Posted: 2 June 2015

The signing of a Letter of Agreement between Clean Air Asia and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) will help ensure better air quality for cities throughout the Philippines.


The 11th Annual China City Air Quality Management Workshop Guides the Way for VOCs Management

Date Posted: 11 October 2015

After the National Holiday, Northern China was visited by another severe episode of haze. According to data by Ministry of Environmental Protection, ozone, replacing fine particulate matter (PM2.5), was responsible for the substandard air quality in China in the last four months.


Clean Air Asia presents Guidance Framework for Better Air Quality

Date Posted: 9 December 2015

The Guidance Framework was welcomed and requests were made to focus on supporting countries and cities with its effective implementation.


A new approach paves the way for better air quality in Asian cities

Date Posted: 1 March 2016

The Guidance Framework builds the capacity of policymakers and stakeholders through concrete roadmaps to improve air quality management. 


Training Course on the Implementation of the Guidance Framework now available

Date Posted: 2 March 2016

National and city-level environment ministry and agency representatives from the Philippines, China, Mongolia and Viet Nam took the first step towards implementation of Clean Air Asia’s landmark Guidance Framework for Better Air Quality in Asian Cities at a regional workshop in Manila.


Landmark report provides detailed information on air pollution throughout China

Date Posted: 3 March 2016

Comprehensive information on national, regional and city-level air pollution data and policies throughout China is now available with the English-language release of Clean Air Asia’s groundbreaking “China Air 2015: Air Pollution Prevention and Control Progress in Chinese Cities” report.


ACP paper highlights the transformative role of climate/development co-benefits

Date Posted: 18 March 2016

Transforming development by capitalizing on policies and measures that have climate and development co-benefits is the focus of the newly released Asian Co-benefits Partnership’s (ACP) second White Paper.


Workshop supports ozone control in China’s Yangtze River Delta

Date Posted: 21 March 2016

With the concentration of ground-level ozone increasing in China and the number of attainment cities decreasing, the development of more effective pollution-control strategies was on the agenda at Clean Air Asia’s Yangtze River Delta Workshop on Ground-Level Ozone Pollution Control held from March 17-18 in Hangzhou.


Second Guidance Framework workshop a platform for regional cooperation

Date Posted: 3 June 2016

With cities throughout Asia facing growing air-pollution challenges, Clean Air Asia’s second regional training workshop on the landmark Guidance Framework for Better Air Quality in Asian Cities provided a platform for South-South dialogue, experience-sharing and cooperation on air-quality management