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The 8th Annual Meeting of WEPA

The 8th Annual Meeting of WEPA was held on 19 February 2013 at Apsara Angkor Conference and Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia hosted by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and Ministry of Environment, Cambodia. It aimed to share and discuss the progress and plan of activities of WEPA

Date 19 February 2013
Venue Apsara Angkor Conference & Resort
Participants 35 people from 12 countries
Summary of the Meeting Chairperson's summary

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Chairperson: Dr. Mitsumasa Okada, chair of WEPA Advisor Meeting
12:45 Opening Remarks from MOE-Japan
Mr. Tadashi Kitamura, Director, Water Environment Division, MOE Japan
12:50 Agenda 1: Report of activities 2012
  • Outline of activities (presented by the WEPA Secretariat) PDF (69KB)
  • Reflection of the WEPA Dialogue in Sri Lanka (Presented by Dr. Ratnayake, CEA)PDF (105KB)
13:15 Agenda 2: 2012 activity: Industrial Wastewater Management
  • Presentation 1: IETS system of Malaysia
    Mr. Ismail Ithnin, Director, Enforcement Division, Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and EnvironmentPDF (1,065KB)
  • Presentation 2: Recent development in industrial wastewater management in Viet Nam
    Dr. Do Nam Thang, Deputy Director, Institute of Science for Environmental Management (ISEM), Vietnam Environmental Administration (VEA), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)PDF (726KB)
  • Presentation 3: Industrial wastewater management in partner countries
    WEPA SecretariatPDF (1,074KB)
  • Discussion: What enables implementation of regulations on industrial effluents? - Lessons and future challenges
15:00 Coffee Break
15:15 Agenda 3: Activities in 2013 and beyond
  • Plan of activities in 2013 and outputs (presentation from the Secretariat followed by discussion)PDF (207KB)
  • Reflection of activities in the 2nd phase of WEPA and Expectation for the 3rd phase (statements from each focal point followed by overall discussion)PDF (128KB)
17:00 Summary and Closing