At the Forum, Member States reviewed the progress on the implementation of the UN Environment Assembly resolutions in Asia and the Pacific, progress of regional forums where UN Environment is the Secretariat, including the Asia Pacific Clean Asia Partnership, Asia Pacific Adaptation Network, and Acid Deposition Monitoring Network
in East Asia.
As the author correctly notes, the East Asia Emergency Rice Reserve, the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network
in East Asia (EANET), and the ASEAN Plus Three process on energy security are still lightly institutionalized, poorly funded cooperation efforts of limited import.
The draft, to be adopted Thursday, says the Acid Deposition Monitoring Network
in East Asia (EANET) aims to create a common understanding on acid rain, provide information on acid rain to national- and regional-level policy-makers, and promote cooperation among countries on the issue.