BANGKOK - H.E. the Ambassador of Italy, Mr. Lorenzo Galanti, visited ACSDSD on 19 February 2020 to discuss possibility and areas of cooperation between Italy and ASEAN through ACSDSD.
The Ambassador is keen to learn about a number of existing research and projects on sustainable development at the College of Management and within Mahidol University. The discussion also covered different aspects and dimensions of sustainable development such as education, climate action and resilience, sustainable tourism, cultural heritage protection, connectivity, women empowerment, peace and security.
Italy has recently expressed intention to be an ASEAN development partner. It is a Permanent Observer of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). It will also be the Co-chair of the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC, which is expected to take place from 9-19 November 2020, in Glasgow, UK.
ASEAN Centre for Sustainable Development Studies and Dialogue (ACSDSD)
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Mahidol University, Salaya Campus
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Phutthamonthon, Nakhon Pathom 73170
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