Commentary
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Reflections on the Third Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific and its Input to UNEA4

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2019-03

- The deliberations of the Forum of Ministers and Environment Authorities of Asia Pacific provide a guide for what to look for from the Asia Pacific delegates during UNEA4.
- During the Forum: Asia Pacific showed a strong interest in waste management and resource efficiency; the Forum’s discussions on innovation touched on technical, policy, and financing aspects but not so much on the governance and social elements needed for innovation; and it was clear that ownership by member states is important.

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