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The 9th Annual Meeting of WEPA

The 9th Annual Meeting of WEPA was held on 21 January 2014 at Head Quarter of Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Hayama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan hosted by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan. It aimed to share and discuss the progress and plan of future activities of WEPA

Date 21 January 2014
Venue IGES Head Quarter, Hayama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Participants 34 people from 11 countries
Summary of the Meeting Chairperson's summary

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Chairperson: Dr. Mitsumasa Okada, chair of WEPA Advisor Meeting
10:00 Opening Remarks from Ministry of the Environment Japan
Mr. Masaaki Kobayashi, Director-General, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Welcome Remarks from IGES
Mr. Hideyuki Mori, President, IGES
Photo Session
10:15 Agenda 1: Report of activities 2013
  • Presentation 1: Outline of activities Mr. Tetsuo Kuyama, WEPA Secretariat PDF (126KB)
  • Presentation 2: Reflection of the WEPA workshop on decentralized domestic treatment in Asia
    Ms. Yun Insiani, Ministry of Environment, IndonesiaPDF (1,250KB)
11:00 Agenda 2: 2013activity: Industrial Wastewater Management
  • Presentation 1: Outline of activities“Industrial Wastewater Management in WEPA Member Countries”
    Dr. Pham Ngoc Bao, WEPA SecretariatPDF (674KB)
  • Presentation 2: Industrial Wastewater Management in Lao PDR
    Dr. Pengkhamla Phonvisai, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, LaosPDF (278KB)
12:00 Lunch
14:30 Agenda 3: Final Report of 2nd Phase of WEPA
  • Outline of WEPA 2nd Phase Final Report
    Ms. Yatsuka Kataoka, WEPA SecretariatPDF (483KB)
15:15 Agenda 4: Reflection of 2nd Phase and Future Plan
  • Presentation 1: Activity report in the 2nd Phase of WEPA
    Mr. Tetsuo Kuyama, WEPA SecretariatPDF (990KB)
  • Presentation 2: Reflection of activities in the 2nd phase of WEPA
    Professor So Kazama, WEPA advisor PDF (345KB)
  • Presentation3: Plan of 3rd phase of WEPA
    Mr. Masahiro Yasuda, Ministry of the Environment, JapanPDF (115KB)
17:00 Other Topic
  • 7th World Water Forum
    Dr. Hojeong Kim, Korea Environment Institute, Korea
17:30 Summary and Closing