International Conference on Waste Management 2015 in Osaka
GEC participated in organising and supporting the UNEP IETC’s International Conference on Waste Management, which was held in Osaka between 16 and 18 December 2015. The conference had approximately 80 participants, including government officials and representatives of international institutions, non-governmental organisations and academic bodies from over 27 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean Region. Along with the event programmes, various IETC workshops and committee meetings were held, as detailed below. During the meetings, the participants engaged in sharing information, and held discussions on various waste-management initiatives conducted by UNEP IETC and by each country and municipality.
- Second Workshop for the Preparation of Guidelines for Developing Framework Legislation on Integrated Waste Management (16-18 December)
- International Advisory Board (IAB) for IETC (17 December)
In tandem with the main programme, a technology exhibition was organized by seven corporations and organisations based in Osaka to showcase their environmental technologies and initiatives.
The three-day international conference on integrated waste management provided the companies in Osaka and the Kansai region with a good opportunity to expand their business operations in Asia and to develop new networks with the international participants.
Second Workshop for the Preparation of Guidelines
for Developing Framework Legislation on Integrated