How Circular Practices in Tourism Contribute to Advancing Food Sustainability in ASEAN?

Publication date: 11 April 2024

The Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) programme team will participate in the webinar: "Circular Fashion: Sustainable Consumption and Production Across Textiles, Leather, and Cosmetics" on April 26, 2024.  

The webinar will be organized by ASEAN Circular Economy Stakeholder Platform (ACESP) together with EU SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component.

This webinar will provide participants with an overview of sustainable production and consumption strategies in the fashion industry that can impact the reduction of pollutant emissions, resource consumption and waste generation.

This webinar is part of a series of webinars, hosted by the ACESP, co-hosted by the EU SWITCH-Asia Policy Support Component, is strategically designed to foster the adoption of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) practices in the context of the Circular Economy (CE) across the ASEAN region. Recognizing the need for a comprehensive approach addressing both supply and demand aspects and bringing together diverse stakeholders, these webinars intend to raise awareness, promote understanding, and facilitate an inclusive dialogue on making the circular economy a tangible reality in the ASEAN region. Thereby, the series aims to strengthen networks and knowledge exchanges among institutions working towards shared sustainability goals. Resource Efficiency in Agri-Food Production and Processing (REAP) project is also a part of the network and is implemented by the ESD Program and funded by the EU SWITCH-Asia Programme.

The REAP project is also implemented by an international which comprises the National Association of Small and Medium Businesses of Tajikistan (NAMSB), the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uzbekistan (CCIUz), the German Consulting Office adelphi, the Association for the Promotion of Recycling and Environmental Protection in Austria (AREC), STENUM Asia Sustainable Development Society (STENUM Asia), and the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). The consortium is led by the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC).

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