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Title: Dooplaya Photo Set: Road construction in Kyainseikgyi and Win Yay townships, November 2014 to January 2015
Date of publication: 17 August 2015
Description/subject: "This Photo Set depicts road construction, including the Asian Highway, in Kyainseikgyi and Win Yay townships, Dooplaya District between November 2014 and January 2015. Villager testimony describes land confiscation and the destruction of houses, shops, and plantations in order to make way for the roads. Villagers also report a lack of compensation for the land and crops destroyed as a result of the road construction...."
Language: English, Karen and Burmese
Source/publisher: Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)
Format/size: pdf (183K-reduced version; 362K-original, 193K-reduced version; 373K-original and 205K-reduced version; 384K-original)
Alternate URLs: http://www.khrg.org/sites/default/files/15-3-ps1_0.pdf
Date of entry/update: 17 September 2015

Title: UNEP: Sustainable Building Policies on Energy Efficiency: Myanmar
Date of publication: June 2011
Description/subject: "... The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore is preparing a regional status report within the framework of the global status reporting on sustainable buildings, launched by the United Nations Environment Programme - Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI). The regional status reporting will collate the current status and trends from sustainable buildings initiatives in the region, with the aim of publishing the Regional Status Report on Sustainable Building Policies in South-East Asia. The Regional Status Report on Sustainable Building Policies in South-East Asia will provide an overview of the policies and initiatives put in place in various South-East Asian countries on promoting the development of sustainable buildings, with a first focus on Energy Efficiency related initiatives. The report is being conducted by BCA’s Centre for Sustainable Buildings and Construction (CSBC). Countries participating in the Regional Status Report on Sustainable Building Policies in South-East Asia are: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The Country Report on Sustainable Building Policies on Energy Efficiency in Brunei Darussalam is part of the series of Country Reports linked to the Regional Status Report on Sustainable Building Policies in South-East Asia. The Country Report on Sustainable Building Policies on Energy Efficiency, collated as of June 2011, aims to profile country’s sustainable building policies and initiatives according to the four category classification of policy instruments developed by UNEP-SBCI, stated in the publication of the “Assessment of Policy Instruments for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Buildings, 2007”. These four types of policy instruments cover the whole range from voluntary to regulatory. The four policy instruments categories are: • Category 1: Voluntary Instruments • Category 2: Fiscal Instruments • Category 3: Regulatory Instruments • Category 4: Market-based Instruments..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Format/size: pdf (509K)
Date of entry/update: 23 April 2016