Meeting / Workshop


The 8th Annual Meeting

19 February 2013


Chairperson: Dr. Mitsumasa Okada, chair of WEPA Advisor Meeting

Opening Remarks from MOE-Japan Mr. Tadashi Kitamura, Director, Water Environment Division, MOE Japan
Agenda 1: Report of activities 2012
Outline of activities (presented by the WEPA Secretariat)
Reflection of the WEPA Dialogue in Sri Lanka (Presented by Dr. Ratnayake, CEA)
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 Environment
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)
Presentation 3: Industrial wastewater management in partner countries WEPA Secretariat
Discussion: What enables implementation of regulations on industrial effluents? – Lessons and future challenges
Coffee Break
Agenda 3: Activities in 2013 and beyond
Plan of activities in 2013 and outputs (presentation from the Secretariat followed by discussion)
Reflection of activities in the 2nd phase of WEPA and Expectation for the 3rd phase (statements from each focal point followed by overall discussion)
Summary and Closing