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With the global economic development and urbanization, waste production is expected to grow across the world, especially in developing countries. For local authorities, solid waste management is becoming a major public health and environmental concern. At the same time, however, it is not only offering various opportunities for private sectors to participate in local problems but also assisting municipalities in making profits. CIFAL Jeju/JITC provides training workshops on how to develop "eco-towns" with the objective of achieving sustainable patterns of production and consumption for local governments and communities from Asia-Pacific.
Climate Change and Green Growth
Buying and selling "green" is no longer a trend but an essential part of building and driving environmental sustainability. Government Green Procurement (GGP) and Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) policies are crucial for green growth in a country as those policies encourage companies to shift towards more sustainable processes in order to qualify for government contracts. CIFAL Jeju/JITC provides training opportunities, aiming to share knowledge on planning and implementing green growth policies for national and local governments. The training workshop on this key issue is part of CIFAL Jeju's learning series for local governments on low-carbon city and eco-efficiency. The Center promotes city-to-city cooperation and facilitates the exchange of experiences and lessons learned from the UN organizations (UNESCAP, UNDP and UNEP) and developed countries.

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Workshop on Green Energy and Sustainable City Planning

설명: Workshop on Green Energy and Sustainable City Planning

 

24 April 2016, Jeju, Republic of Korea – CIFAL Jeju convened twenty-two government officials (central, state and local), NGO workers and private company representatives from fourteen different countries in the Asia-Pacific region for a four-day workshop on "Green Energy and Sustainable City Planning." CIFAL Jeju, in collaboration with Green Technology Center (GTC), International Electric Vehicle Expo (IEVE) and UNEP International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), held the event from 21 to 24 March 2016 at International Convention Center Jeju (ICC Jeju).
 
Countries represented in the workshop included Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan (ROC) and Vietnam. The event served as a platform to build capacities in green energy and sustainable city planning including green and renewable energy options as well as challenges and opportunities for applying sustainability concept in an economic, social and environmental context. The workshop program included some sessions of the 3rd International Electric Vehicle Expo, which was held in Jeju from 18 to 24 March 2016, in order for participants to witness and check the latest trend of world’s electric vehicle market.
 
The workshop was led by nine experts on green energy and sustainable city planning: Mr. M J Jayavilal Fernando from Dompe Central Environment Authority, Sri Lanka; Mr. Hirofumi Yasukawa from Osaka City Environment Bureau, Japan; Dr. Mr. Jeong-in Kim from Chung-Ang University, Korea; Dr. Mr. Hyung-ju Kim from GTC, Korea; Dr. Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed Memon from UNEP IETC; Dr. Mr. Ali Gul Qureshi from Kyoto University, Japan; Mr. Gyeong-min Roh from Korindor Group, Indonesia; Dr. Mr. Dowon Shun from Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), Korea; and Dr. Mr. Ki-hae Yang from Segi Environment Co. Ltd., Korea.
 
The lecture focused on key topics including green transportation policies and planning; green infrastructure development; green and renewable energy; waste-to-energy; waste management; electric vehicle; power supply using biomass; and wastewater management.


The workshop was highly dynamic including a joint forum on “Renewable Energy and Sustainable Tourism for Green Cities” which enabled participants to explore in-depth knowledge related to green energy options and MICE event best practices. The workshop concluded with a visit to “Korea Institute of Energy Research Jeju Global Center,” “Smart Grid Information Center” and “Seongsan Ilchulbong” (UNESCO World Natural Heritage) in Jeju.




   



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