News Headline

The 10th Workshop on Environmental Monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in East Asian Countries to be held on November 28-30 in Philippines

November 21, 2013

The MOE of Japan will be convening the above-mentioned Workshop on November 28-30, 2013, in Manila, Philippines in cooperation with the Department of Environment and National Resources, the Government of Philippines. Officials and/or experts from 11 countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam and Japan) in East Asia and experts from UNEP, NOWPAP and UNU are expected to participate in the Workshop.

The Workshop has been held to establish a framework of monitoring system in East Asian Countries and to continuously collect the POPs monitoring data to contribute to the Effective Evaluation of the Stockholm Convention. The discussion in this Workshop will cover, but not be limited to: (1) review of the monitoring results in FY 2011, 2012 and 2013 from the POPs Monitoring Project in East Asian Countries; (2) future direction of this project after FY 2014; and (3) coalition with UNEP/GEF project.

For Japanese

Page top