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Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Cities to Be Held

January 25, 2007

Ministry of the Environment Japan (MOEJ) will organize "The Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) in Cities" jointly with the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), the ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC), and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES).
The policy dialogue will be held on 23-24 April 2007, in Kyoto, Japan, as a pre-event to the Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on 6-7 May 2007.
At the dialogue, city mayors attending from Asian countries will share best practices and lessons learned, and discuss further promotion of EST in Asia.

Date
April 23-24, 2007
Venue
Kyoto International Conference Center (Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, JAPAN)
Organizer
MOEJ, UNCRD, AWGESC, IGES
Co-organizer
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport, Japan (MLITJ)
ADB
ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability
Supporting Organization
Kyoto Committee for the 40th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank
Participants
City mayors from Asian countries
Academic experts in transportation and environment fields
Representatives from international organizations

*Outline of program, coverage procedure, and other detailed information will be made available as soon as they are finalized.

Linked URL:
"The Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for the Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable Transport in Cities" Web Site
http://www.iges.or.jp/en/est2007/
MOEJ "The Second Meeting of the Regional EST Forum in Asia" (December 18, 2006)
http://www.env.go.jp/en/headline/headline.php?serial=250
UNCRD
http://www.uncrd.or.jp/env/est/
IGES
http://www.iges.or.jp/en/index.html
The Kyoto Committee for the 40th Annual Meeting of the ADB
http://www.adbkyoto.jp/en/index.html

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