The Asia Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Forum 2012: Catalyzing an Era of Green Growth took place in Bangkok, Thailand during September 18-21, 2012. Over 150 representatives of governments, civil society groups, businesses, and international partners participated, with the objective of enhancing regional coordination on LEDS and green growth, identifying priorities for promoting regional capacity building and knowledge-sharing, and establishing an Asia regional LEDS network. Through technical presentations and discussions, the forum provided participants with a better understanding of LEDS analytical tools, models and best practices, current LEDS and green growth initiatives in the region, and available resources for supporting LEDS planning and implementation. The event also served as the first meeting of the LEDS Global Partnership for the Asia region.
The Asia LEDS Forum was jointly organized by the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) and the Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Kingdom of Thailand, the U.S. Agency for International Development Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA), the LEDS Global Partnership Secretariat, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), with the support of numerous collaborating partners.
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