The publication reviews the dynamics of the region's environmental conditions and the status of national and regional responses to the changing environmental situation. It analyses the aggregate effect of policy response on environment and sustainable development across the region as well as illustrates successful local, national, regional and international initiatives and best practices. In the light of existing trends, the report explores the prospects and identifies the challenges and opportunities for sustainable development for the region in the 21st century.
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