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Conference on Watershed Management for Controlling Municipal Wastewater in South East Asia

Five WEPA member countries (Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Viet Nam) joined the Conference on Watershed Management for Controlling Municipal Wastewater in South East Asia which was held on 28 July 2016 in Nagoya, Japan, followed by a site visit on 29 July. It was jointly hosted by the Ministry of Environment, Japan, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism, Japan and the Japan Sewage Works Association to promote cross-sectorial cooperation to accomplish Target 6.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals which were adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015, which aims at “by 2030, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater”.

Presentation (28 July 2016) Download
Opening Session
Overview of the conference objectives and expected outcomes

Mr. Norihide TAMOTO, Deputy Director, Sewerage Planning Division, Sewerage and Wastewater Management Department, Water and Disaster Management Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(MLIT), Japan

PDF (809KB)
Overview of water environmental management in Asian countries (insights from WEPA activities)

Mr. Masaki SUEHISA, Deputy Director, Water Environment Division, Environmental Management Bureau, Ministry of the Environment(MOE)

PDF(807KB)
Session 1: Overview of the Water Environment Standards and Effluent Standards and their Implementation
Cambodia

Mr. Say VORNG, Technical Officer, Department of Water Quality Management, General Directorate of Environmental Protection, Ministry of Environment (MOE)

PDF(956KB)
Indonesia

Dr. Budi KURNIAWAN, Head of Sub-directorate of Inventory and Waste Load Allocation, Directorate of Water pollution control, Ministry of Environment and Forestry (MOEF)

(1.5MB)
Myanmar

Dr. Mu Mu THAN, Assistant Director, Irrigation and Water Utilization Management Department, Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Irrigation (MOAI)

(32KB)
Philippines

Engr. Erlinda GONZALES, Technical Specialist, Environmental Management Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)

(4.1MB)
Viet Nam

Mr. Nam Hoai BUI, Deputy Director, Environmental Science Institute (ESI), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)

(359KB)
Japan

Mr. Masaki SUEHISA, Deputy Director, Water Environment Division, Environmental Management Bureau, Ministry of the Environment(MOE) 

(2.3MB)
Session2: Current Status of the Planning of Municipal Wastewater Treatment System
Cambodia

Mr. Heng RATHPISETH, Director of Road Infrastructure Development, Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT)
Mr. Hean VUTHA, Director of Sub-national Public Infrastructure and Engineering Department, Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT)

(2.4MB)
Indonesia

Ms. Nanda Lasro Elisabet SIRAIT, Section Head of Specific Environmental and Sanitation Subdirectorate, Directorate General of Human Settlements, Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH)

(2.6MB)
Myanmar

Mr. Aung Khaing MIN, Assistant Director, Water Supply & Sanitation Division, Building Department, Ministry of Construction (MOC)

(2.8MB)
Philippines

Ms. Maria Catalina E. CABRAL, Undersecretary for Planning and Public-Private Partnership Service, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)

(1.9MB)
Viet Nam

Dr. Nguen Hong TIEN, Director General of the Administration of Technical Infrastructure, Ministry of Construction (MOC)

(1.1MB)
Japan

Mr. Norihide TAMOTO, Deputy Director, Sewerage Planning Division, Sewerage and Wastewater Management Department, Water and Disaster Management Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)

(1.4MB)
Chair's Summary
(73KB)
Date 28 July 2016
Venue Nagoya International Exhibition Hall (Port Messe Nagoya), Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Participants A total of 156, of which 27 were Japanese officials from the Government and related organisations, 19 were invited government officials from five South Asian countries and 110 were registered observers
Organizers Host: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism, Japan
Co-host: Ministry of Environment, Japan and Japan Sewage Works Association
Languages English and Japanese
Chairperson Dr. Hiroaki Morita, Professor, Nihon University
Moderator Mr. Yosuke Matsumiya, Director, International Division, Japan Sewage Works Association (JSWA)

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