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The 5th WEPA Annual Meeting

The 5th WEPA Annual Meeting was held on 10 March 2010 in Hanoi, Viet Nam. 29 representatives from WEPA partner countries and one guest country (Sri Lanka). The participants shared the goals of the WEPA second phase and exchanged ideas on the second phase activities. At the meeting, participation of Sri Lanka and Nepal in WEPA was endorsed by the current partner countries.

10 March 2010
Hanoi Horison Hotel, Hanoi, Viet Nam

Participants Lists

Chairperson: Dr. Mitsumasa Okada, Professor, Hiroshima University
9:30 Opening Remarks
Mr. Tetsuo Ito
Director General for Water Environment, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
9:35 Introduction of participants
9:40 Sharing goals of the Second Phase of WEPA
Presentation from Mr. Shu Nishi, Deputy Director, Water Environment Division, Environment Management Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan, followed by discussion
10:20 Discussion: Work Program April 2010 – March 2014
- Presentation from Ms. Yatsuka Kataoka, IGES as the WEPA Secretariat, followed by discussion
11:00 Summary Report of the First WEPA International Workshop
Thematic Session 1: Urbanization and Water Quality Control for the Source of Water in Asian City
(by Mr. Tetsuo Kuyama ,IGES)
Thematic Session 2: Climate Change Impacts to the Water Environment and Adaptation Options
(by Ms. Yatsuka Kataoka ,IGES)
11:15 Overall Discussion
12:00 Closure of Meeting

Chairperson’s summary (PDF)