Asia-Pacific Summit Prioritizes Resource Efficiency, Anti-Pollution Measures

12 September 2017

Environment ministers at the first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, organized jointly by UN Environment and ESCAP, discussed measures to improve resource efficiency and combat pollution. Ministers emphasized the need for concerted action on a range of environmental issues, including waste management, transboundary pollution and marine litter. At the close of the Summit, they adopted a Ministerial Declaration and agreed to forward further recommendations to the third meeting of ...