UNCRD Special Session at the 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management (3RINCS)
10 Mar 2014 - 10 Mar 2014
Kyoto, Japan

Venue: Room F (Research Bldg. No.8), Kyoto University

UNCRD organized a special session on 10 March 2014 in Kyoto, Japan at the 3R International Scientific Conference (3RINCS). The session aimed at promoting a partnership with the Regional 3R Forum in Asia the Pacific such as the 5th meeting held in Surabaya, Indonesia, on 25-27 February 2014, enabling the research community for further discussions on policy recommendations and various issues. With issues concerning plastics in coastal and marine environment in mind, participants discussed environmental policies and the present status and perspective of the future network of the environmental research in Asia Pacific region.

Coordinators/Facilitator: Mr. CRC Mohanty, UNCRD & Dr. Shinichi Sakai, Kyoto University
Keynote Lecture: Overview and scientific evidence on plastics in coastal & marine environmentProf. TakadaTokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Presentation 1: Implementing Hanoi 3R Declaration and Outcome of Surabaya 3R Forum - Needs for Scientific CooperationMr. CRC MohantyEnvironment Programme Coordinator, UNCRD
Presentation 2: Network Developments of Environmental Policy and Research CommunityDr. Akio TakemotoDirector of APN Secretariat, Asia-Pacific Network for Global change Research (APN)
Presentation 3: Experiences and Lessons from 4R Project by JICAMr. Masayoshi OgawaLEAF: Learning and Ecological Activities Foundation for Children
Dr. Misuzu AsariKyoto University
Mr. Makoto TsukijiJICA
Presentation 4: Environmental Policy of 3Rs and Implementation of 3Rs Pilot Project by Local Authority in Sri Lanka under JICA Technical Corporation ProjectMr. Naofumi SatoKokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd., Japan
Mr. Akira DoiGraduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Japan
Mr. Ken KawamotoInstitute for Environmental Science and Technology, Saitama University, Japan
Mangalika LokuliyanagaMinistry of Water Supply and Drainage, Sri Lanka

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