“11th Asia Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production” organized by APRSCP, PCD/MoNRE, UNEP and KU at Bangkok, Thailand
Contact Name: GCPC
A platform for multi-stakeholders from Asia and the Pacific region
APRSCP, PCD/MoNRE, UNEP & KU
- Ministry of Industry, Thailand
- SWITCH ASIA
- Faculty of Environment of Kasetsart University, Thailand
- Thailand’s Pollution Control Department
Promote best practices, programs, local initiatives and lessons learned on SCP related projects in Asia and the Pacific region
Description of contents/ agenda
“11th Asia Pacific Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production”, organized by APRSCP, PCD/MoNRE, UNEP and KU at Bangkok, Thailand. More than Hundred Participants were invited from various countries of Asia Pacific and Europe. Mr. Vichet Kasemthongsri, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, (MoNRE) Thailand was invited as Chief Guest along with senior dignitaries from APRSCP. The inaugural session started with welcome address from Mr. Sena Peiris, President, Board of Trustees, APRSCP and other dignitaries.
The inaugural session concluded showing video on “Envisioning the Future We Want in Asia and the Pacific. Plenary Session was organized on 19th May’2014 to discuss “Public Private Regional Policies, initiatives and Cooperation towards SCP and Green Growth. Session continued with a roundtable discussion on Eco-Industrial Parks, examples from India and China discussing about various EIP’s from China and to replicate the same in India. Session concluded deciding to prepare a road map ahead. On 21st May’2014, Dr. Anthony CHIU, led the inaugural session welcoming participants from various Cleaner Production Centers. Dr. Bharat Jain, Member Secretary, GCPC discussed his experience on implementation of Cleaner Production and its policy for Gujarat with case studies on Eco Industrial Park Development, Naroda. He discussed the issues of “Retrofitting of existing Industrial Estates” of Gujarat into “Eco Industrial Parks”. The participants appreciated and thanked Dr. Bharat Jain, for his presentation and for notable work in Gujarat towards EIP.