The Third Regional 3R Forum in Asia

Organizers Ministry of the Environment Japan, National Environment Agency of Singapore, United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
Date October 5-7, 2011
Venue Singapore
Participants Asian and Pacific island countries totaling 23 – ASEAN 10, Japan, China, Korea, India, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Timor-Leste, Fiji, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Palau, Maldives
International organizations/aid agencies – Asian Development Bank, Asian Institute of Technology - United Nations Environment Programme Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (AIT-UNEP RRC AP), Asian Productivity Organization, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), International Labour Organization, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Japan International Cooperation Agency, UNCRD, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Secretariat of the Basel Convention, International Solid Waste Association, private business representatives and experts totaling approximately 150
* Attendees from Japan included Mr. Satoshi Takayama, Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment
Theme “Technology Transfer for promoting the 3Rs―Adapting, implementing, and scaling up appropriate technologies”
Details/Outcome Discussed good practices and available technologies to foster the 3Rs, political and systematic framework for promoting 3R technology transfer, market demand and role of business sector in promoting 3R technology transfer, international cooperation for promoting 3R technology transfer, messages to Rio+20,etc. Compiled Chair’s summary and its annex “Singapore Forum Proposal”
The Third Regional 3R Forum in Asia
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