Seventh Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific
2 Nov 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Theme: Advancing 3R and Resource Efficiency for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development



Venue
Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Organizers
Australian Government
Office of Green Industries SA on behalf of the Government of South Australia
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ)
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)

The 7th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, 2-4 November 2016, Adelaide, SA, Australia, was co-organized by the Australian Government, the Office of Green Industries South Australia on behalf of the Government of South Australia, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan (MOEJ), and the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), under the overall theme of "Advancing 3R and Resource Efficiency for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development" and under the Chairmanship of Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation of the Government of South Australia.

The Forum was attended by more than 340 participants, comprising high-level government representatives (both national and local), international experts and resource persons, representatives from various United Nations and international organizations, scientific and research organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private and business sectors, and other stakeholders from forty-one countries including Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, the People's Republic of China (hereinafter, China), Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Korea (hereinafter, Korea), Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Niue, Nepal, Pakistan, Palau, the Philippines, Qatar, the Russian Federation, Samoa, Singapore, the Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, the United Kingdom, Vanuatu, and Viet Nam.

Chair's Summary of Seventh Regional 3R Forum (FINAL)
Adelaide 3R Declaration (FINAL)
List of Participants



Contact Email: 3R@uncrd.or.jp

Media Coverage
Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia
Ministry of the Environment, Japan (in Japanese)
Financial Express
The Tribune

Previous Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific
Sixth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific (August 2015, Maldives)
Fifth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific (February 2014, Indonesia)
Fourth Regional 3R Forum in Asia (March 2013, Viet Nam)
Third Regional 3R Forum in Asia (October 2011, Singapore)
Second Regional 3R Forum in Asia (October 2010, Malaysia)
Inaugural Regional 3R Forum in Asia (November 2009, Japan)

UNCRD's activities on 3R/Waste Management
More on 3R Initiative

Photos of 7th Regional 3R Forum (Please click on the photo to view the next photo)
7th Regional 3R Forum

Background papers
Country/City Report
Documents
Outcome Document
Presentations and Speeches
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