International Workshop on Technologies for Holistic Waste Management
Osaka, Japan, 17~19 March 2015 (Tue-Thu)
With the aim to promote environmentally appropriate technologies which contribute to improvement of "Holistic
Waste Management" in the Asia-Pacific region, international workshop will be held in Osaka.
This workshop will provide the opportunity to discuss application and promotion of technologies for "Holistic Waste
Management," with the participation of governmental officials from Asian countries.
17~19 March 2015
Hotel New Otani, Osaka, Japan
● UNITAR CIFAL Jeju/JITC
● UNEP International Environmental Technology Centre
● City of Osaka
● Global Environment Centre
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (KOREA-UNDP Fund)
Central and local government officials and other related personnel in the field of waste management with experience
in waste management policy development and implementation in the Asia-Pacific region
The training will include the following:
● topic 1: holistic waste management approach
● topic 2: HWM technology transfer financing
● topic 3: HWM implementation in developing countries
● topic 4: municipal waste management technologies
● topic 5: specific waste management
● topic 6: "Sustainability Assessment of Technologies" (SAT).
By the end of the training, participants will be able to:
● understand why the holistic waste management approach is necessary in achieving sustainable development
● discuss the role of waste management in advancing the "Post-2015 Development Agenda"
● identify the benefits and drawbacks associated with a range of waste management strategies/technologies
● apply basic principles to determine the most suitable waste management strategy in a given situation
● select and use strategies to overcome barriers in achieving sustainable development goals
● share best practices of their own countries or communities.
The training will be comprised of:
● lectures by experts
● group work
● case study presentation
● UNEP IETC developed "SAT"
● study visit.
UNEP IETC will privately invite participants through its network.