ASEAN Member States have proactively taken measures to address the issue of climate change at the national and regionals levels.
Climate change is inevitable; humanity and its ecosystems have already been impacted by warming of 1°C since pre-industrial times and humanity is on the path towards global warming of 1.5°C, with the expected emergence of unprecedented climatic conditions over the next decade.
What does science say about climate change? The global community generally
agrees on this definition of climate change by the United Nations: “a change
of climate attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the
composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural
climate variability observed over comparable time periods.”
The COVID-19 pandemic has put sporting events on hold. Stadiums and football fields are empty, but for ASEAN, promoting sports development and healthy lifestyles will not stop.
Transitioning from school to work is an important stage in a young person’s life. Matching what young people learn at school with the skills employers need helps youth to transition more quickly and into a better job. Increasing the share of training taking place in companies can help to strengthen the matching of skills, facilitate the integration of youth into the labour market, and prepare ASEAN’s economy for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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