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  • ASIAPACIFICSD-L is a community announcement list for policy makers and practitioners involved in sustainable development policy for Asia and the Pacific. This free knowledge-sharing tool is managed and moderated by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Reporting Services. ASIAPACIFICSD-L is a peer-to-peer service meant to advance understanding of issues related to the Asia-Pacific region by allowing subscribers to post announcements related to sustainable development activities with a strong focus on the Asia-Pacific region. ASIAPACIFICSD-L offers users a tool to better publicize and coordinate their efforts through virtual knowledge exchange.

  • Postings include Asia-Pacific policy news, announcements of workshops/conferences, job listings and information on new publications and online resources. Postings also include the Asia-Pacific Update, a compilation of items recently posted to the Asia-Pacific Regional Coverage knowledgebase, which was also developed by IISD.

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