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The Eighth Meeting of the Regional EST Forum in Asia Held

November 27, 2014

The MOE of Japan, United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD),
Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy(MERE) of Sri Lanka, Ministry of
Transport(MOT) of Sri Lanka and Clean Air Asia jointly organized Integrated
Conference of Better Air Quality(BAQ)2014 and Intergovenmental Eigth Regional EST
(Environmentally Sustainable Transport) Forum in Asia on November 19-21, 2014 at
the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The Regional EST Forum in Asia is a high-level policy dialogue among governments in
Asian countries with the objective of achieving environmentally sustainable transport in
the Asian region.

As a key result of the Eighth Meeting, Colombo Declaration was adopted for the
promotion of Next Generation Low Carbon Transport Solutions in Asia.
In addition, Special session of Asian Mayors was held in this forum, and the addendum
to the existing Kyoto Declaration(adoptedin April 2007) was unanimously endorsed and
signed .

Attachment
Please refer to Colombo declalation below.
http://www.uncrd.or.jp/content/documents/2439Colombo-Declaration-8EST2014.pdf
Please refer to addendum to Kyoto declaration below.
http://www.uncrd.or.jp/content/documents/2288Kyoto-Declaration-Addendum_2014.pdf
For further information, please refer to the URL below.
http://www.uncrd.or.jp/index.php?page=view&nr=116&type=13&menu=198

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