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  • cida grande,sans-serif;">This summary for policymakers is based on the report Accelerating progress: An empowered, inclusive and equal Asia and the Pacific prepared under the Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

    cida grande,sans-serif;">The Partnership produces a suite of knowledge products that meet the needs of different users and reflect the spirit of the SDGs.

    cida grande,sans-serif;">The themes of annual reports are aligned with the annual themes of the High-level Political Forum on sustainable development.

  • This policy brief is based on the report Transf

    ormation towards sustainable and resilient societies in Asia and the Pacific prepared under the Asia-Pacific SDG Partnership of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

    The Partnership produces a suite of knowledge products that meet the needs of different users and reflect the spirit of the SDGs. The themes of annual reports are aligned with the annual themes of the High-level Political Forum on sustainable development.

  • yle="font-size:16px;">This is a yle="font-size:16px;">Intergovernmentalyle="font-size:16px;"> Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Climate Change, Desertification, Land Degradation, Sustainable Land Management, Food Security, and Greenhouse gas fluxes in Terrestrial Ecosystems.
  • style="font-size:16px;">Stronger actions are needed to meet mitigation goals.

    • More needs to be done to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions if the global rise in temperatures is to be kept to below 2°C.
    • Stronger action at the global, national and local levels is needed, backed by robust reviews to monitor progress and highlight shortcomings. 
    • Carbon markets need continued reforms to make them work more effectively. Investment and other policy approaches can do more to promote innovative technologies.
    • Non-energy emissions must also be increasingly targeted, for example in agriculture, forestry and waste.