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Meeting Report

The 10th Annual Meeting of Water Environment Partnership in Asia (WEPA)

The 10th Annual Meeting was held on 11th February 2015 at Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, hosted by The Ministry of the Environment, Japan and Central Environmental Authority, Sri Lanka. It aimed to share and discuss concerning the overall plan of WEPA 3rd phase, the progress of WEPA activity in this fisical year and the future plan among WEPA member countries. 37 policy makers of related governmental ministries and water experts from 11 countries had participated and contributed to the meeting.

Presentation (11 February 2015) Download
Keynote Speech
Water Environmental Management in Asia-Challenges, Opportunities and Expected Role of WEPA

Dr. Motoyuki SUZUKI, Professor Emirates, University of Tokyo (WEPA Special Advisor)

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Agenda 1: Outline of the Third Phase of WEPA and Progress of WEPA Activities in 2014
The Third Phase of WEPA-Vision, Mission, and Working Programme

Mr. Masahiro YASUDA, Deputy Director, Water Environment Division, Environmental Management Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan

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Progress of WEPA Activities in 2014

Mr. Tetsuo KUYAMA, Manager (Water Resource Management)/NRE, Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), WEPA Secretariat

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WEPA Action Programme 2015: Research to Apply Cleaner Production for Pig Farm in Vietnam

Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Tram, Vice Director, Department of International Cooperation Science and Technology, Vietnam Environmental Administration

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Agenda 2: Opportunities of Collaboration
Promotion of Wastewater Treatment in Asia-Introduction of Studies on Decentralised Wastewater Treatment

Dr. Thammarat Koottatep, Associste Professor, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology

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NARBO and its Recent Activity

Mr. Sudharma Elakanda, Additional Director, Mahaweli Authority, Sri Lanka

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Biological Treatment System for Vehicle Service Stations

Ms. Ramya Wijesekera, Research Engineer, Industrial Technology Institute, Sri Lanka

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Agenda 3: WEPA Activities in 2015
Plan of WEPA Activities in 2015

Mr. Tetsuo KUYAMA, Manager (Water Resource Management)/NRE, Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), WEPA Secretaria

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Date 11 February 2015
Venue Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Participants 37 particpants from 11 countries
Organizers Ministry of the Environment, Japan and Central Environmental Authority, Sri Lanka
Language English
Chairpersons
  • Professor Mitsumasa OKADA,Open University of Japan (WEPA advisor)
  • Mr. K.H. Muthukuda Arachchi, Director General, Central

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