Special Event of Asian Mayors for the Signing of the Kyoto Declaration for the Promotion of EST in Cities in the BAQ2008 Workshop
12 Nov 2008 - 12 Nov 2008
Bangkok, Thailand

The United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Ministry of the Environment of Government of Japan, and the Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia), jointly organized the Special Event for the Signing of the Kyoto Declaration by Asian Mayors for the Promotion of EST in Cities," during the Better Air Quality (BAQ) 2008 Workshop.

Organized as a special event of BAQ 2008, this signing ceremony aimed for the further proliferation of EST among additional Asian cities, which would not only be signing the Kyoto Declaration and joining this important and meaningful course of action under the Asian EST Initiative, but would also be showing their commitment to deal with emerging issues such as climate change, the central theme of BAQ 2008, through integrated EST measures. The event gained the participation of selected twelve city mayors, governors, and senior government officials and representatives from South and South East Asian countries.

Organizers
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)
Ministry of the Environment of Government of Japan
CAI-Asia Center

Participants and signatories
List of Participants
Following 12 cities mayors/senior officers from 7 countries participated in the Event and signed the Kyoto Declaration.
Baguio (Philippines)
Bangkok (Thailand)
Batam (Indonesia)
Cebu (Philippines)
Colombo (Sri Lanka)
Karachi (Pakistan)
Katmandu (Nepal)
Makassar (Indonesia)
Makati (Philippins)
Palembang (Indonesia)
Guwahati (India)
Surat (India)

Meeting Materials
Meeting Agenda
Kyoto Declaration (Extended in 2008, 34 cities)

Related Meetings


Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for Promotion of EST in Cities


Regional EST Forum in Asia
Eighth Regional EST Forum (2014)
Seventh Regional EST Forum (2013)
Sixth Regional EST Forum (2011)
Fifth Regional EST Forum (2010)
Fourth Regional EST Forum (2009)
Third Regional EST Forum (2008)
Second Regional EST Forum (2006)
First Regional EST Forum (2005)

Regional EST Forum in Latin America
First Regional EST Forum in Latin America

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