Second Regional EST Forum in Asia
11 Dec 2006 - 12 Dec 2006
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Venue: Hyatt Regency, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


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Organizers and Supporting Organizers
Co-Organizers:
Ministry of the Environment, Republic of Indonesia
Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)

Supporting Organizations:
Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)
Seoul Development Institute (SDI) German Technical Cooperation (GTZ)

Objectives
  • To conduct policy dialogue and share best practices, policy instruments, tools and technologies in the areas of urban environment and transport in line with the philosophy of EST
  • To follow-up on the implementation of the Aichi Statement, adopted in the First Regional EST Forum held on 1-2 August 2005 in Nagoya, Japan through sharing government initiatives and policies in relation to the ten thematic areas of EST
  • To introduce the concept of EST Performance Indicators (EPI), which are to be developed under the overall framework of the EST Initiative and in line with the elements and recommendations of the Aichi Statement; and To discuss the modalities for the Mayors Dialogue on EST, which will be held in April 2007 in Kyoto, Japan as a pre-event of the ADB Annual Meeting of the Finance Ministers
  • To discuss and explore linkages with other on-going national, regional and international activities / initiatives in promoting environmentally sustainable transport


Participants
A total of approximately 100 participants attended the Second Regional EST Forum.
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Programme and Presentations
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DAY 1: Monday, 11 December 2006
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PresentationNameAffiliation/Title
Opening Session
Opening RemarksMr. Kazunobu OnogawaDirector, UNCRD
Mr. Kazuhiko TakemotoDirector General, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
H.E. Gempur AdnanDeputy Minister for Environmental Pollution Control, Ministry of Environment, Indonesia
Mr. Hadi PrabonoDeputy Secretary, City of Yogyakarta (on behalf of the Mayor of Yogyakarta)
Keynote SpeechMr. Iskandar AbubakarDirector General of Land Transport, Ministry of Transportation, Republic of Indonesia (on behalf of H.E. M. Hatta Rajasa, Minister of Transport, Indonesia)
UNCRDs EST Initiative, Objectives of the Regional EST ForumMr. C.R.C. MohantyEnvironment Programme Coordinator, UNCRD
Country InitiativeCambodiaMinistry of Environment / Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) / Ministry of Health
Lao PDRMinistry of Environment / Ministry of Communication, Transport, Post and Construction (MCTPC) / Ministry of Health
Viet NamMinistry of Environment / Ministry of Transport / Ministry of Health
PR ChinaState Environment Protection Administration (SEPA) / Ministry of Communications / Ministry of Health
Policy Dialogue
(comments from experts)
Mr. Narayan V. IyerBajaj Auto Ltd.
Mr. Simon Ka NgCivic Exchange
Mr. A.T.M. Nurul AminAsian Institute of Technology (AIT)
Mr. Manfred BreithauptGTZ
Country Initiatives (Continued)IndonesiaAssistant Deputy for Mobile Source Emission Pollution Control, Ministry of Environment
MalaysiaDepartment of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
PhilippinesDepartment of Transportation and Communications
ThailandPollution Control Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Envrionment
Policy Dialogue
(comments from experts)
Mr. Christopher WeaverEngine, Fuel & Emissions Engineering
Mr. Charles MelhuishADB
Mr. Gyeng Chul KimSeoul Development Institute
Country Initiatives (Continued)Brunei DarussalamDepartment of Environment, Parks and Recreation, Ministry of Development
MyanmarNational Commission for Environmental Affairs / Ministry of Rail Transportation
MongoliaMinistry of Road, Transport and Tourism / Ministry of Nature and Environment
Policy Dialogue
(comments from experts)
Mr. Katsutoshi OhtaToyo University
Mr. Alexis LauHong Kong University of Science and Technology
Mr. Toru SuzukiCentral Nippon Expressway Company
Mr. Cornie HuizengaClean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia)



DAY 2: Tuesday, 12 December 2006
PresentationNameAffiliation/Title
Country Initiatives (Continued)SingaporePolicy And Planning Division, National Environment Agency
Republic of KoreaMinistry of Construction and Transportation
JapanMinistry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport / Ministry of the Environment
Policy Dialogue
(comments from experts)
Prof. Yoshitsugu HayashiNagoya University
Dr. Marie ThynellGothenburg University
Mr. Masahiko HoriJARI
Mr. Simon Ka NgCivic Exchange
Wrap-up Session on Country Initiatives in relation to Aichi StatementMr. Charles MelhuishADB
EST Indicators - Case of IndonesiaRidwan TaminMinistry of Environment, Indonesia
Asian Mayors' Policy Dialogue for the Promotion of EST in CitiesMr. C.R.C. MohantyUNCRD
Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Ms. Naoko MatsumotoIGES
Linkage of the BAQ2006 and EST Forum ProcessMr. Kong HaChairperson, CAI-Asia
Sustainable Transport and Environment Program (STEP) Using GEF Grant FinancingMr. Jitendra ShahWorld Bank
Sustainable Urban Transport and Clean Air for Smaller Cities in the ASEAN RegionMr. Roland HaasGTZ
Adoption of the Meeting Summary
Meeting Summary of the Second Regional EST Forum in Asia
Closing Session
Closing RemarksH.E. Gempur AdnanDeputy Minister for Environmental Pollution Control, Ministry of Environment-Indonesia (on behalf of H.E. Rachmat Witoelar, Minister, State Ministry of Environment, Indonesia)
Mr. Kazuhiko TakemotoDirector General, Ministry of the Environment, Japan
Mr. Kazunobu OnogawaDirector, UNCRD



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