IPLA Global Forum 2014 of ISWA 2014 Solid Waste World Congress
8 Sep 2014 - 9 Sep 2014
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Venue: Sheraton Sao Paulo World Trade Center

Theme: Empowering Municipal and Local Authorities through Improved Knowledge Management - How can Municipalities Choose and Apply Better Technologies for Sustainable Waste Management?

Concept Note
Sao Paulo Declaration

ISWA Solid Waste World Congress 2014 http://iswa2014.org/m/

Co-organized by:
City of Sao Paulo, Brazil
International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)
International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA)

Supported by:
United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD)

Day 1: 8 September 2014
TimeProvisional ProgrammeSpeaker/PanelAffiliation/Title
14:00-14:30Welcome RemarksHon. Mr. Fernando HaddadMayor, Municipality of S�o Paulo, Brazil
Mr. David NewmanPresident, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)
Mr. CRC MohantyEnvironment Programme Coordinator, UNCRD
14.30-15.00Keynote Speech
Need for Science Based Policy Making at Municipality Level towards Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM)
Mr. Surendra ShresthaDirector, UNEP IETC, Osaka/Japan
15:00-16:00Theme 1: Empowering Municipalities through Integrated Decision Making Tools
Integrated Decision Making Tools for Municipalities towards Zero Waste SocietiesProf. Cristina TroisDean and Head of School School of Engineering, University of kwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
Dr. Ing.Alberto BorelloHead of Landfill-Gas and Biogas Engineering, Asja Ambiente Italia, Italy
16:00-17:00Theme 2: Empowering Municipalities to Achieve Co-benefits through CCAC (Climate and Clean Air Coalition)
Empowering Municipalities to Achieve Health-Economic-Climate Benefits through CCAC MSWIMr. Boonsong TantaneeHon. Mayor of Phitsanulok city, Thailand
Ms. Nida CabreraCity Councilor of North District, Cebu City, Philippines
Mr. Jose Henrique PenidoComlurb, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Day 2: 9 September 2014
TimeProvisional ProgrammeSpeaker/PanelAffiliation/Title
09:30-10:30Theme 3: Economic Empowerment of Municipalities through Efficient Biomass Waste Utilization
Economic Opportunities for Municipalities in Biomass Waste Utilization - Role of Knowledge Management and Technological InterventionProf. Dr. Agamuthu PariatambySenior Professor, Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya
10:30-12:30Theme 4: Knowledge and Technology Management Issues in Waste Management Sector - Cases of Latin American Cities and Municipalities
Case of Sao Paulo City (Brazil)Mr. Silvano Silverio da CostaPresident-AMLURB, Sao Paulo Municipality
Case of Bogo� City (Colombia)Ms. Sandra Milena Pinzon GarciaRepresentative of Bogot� Zero Basura
Case of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)Mr. Jose Henrique PenidoComlurb, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Case of ChileMr. Hernan Duran de la FuenteDirector General, GESCAM, Santiago, Chile
14:00-14:20Capacity, Knowledge and Institutional Issues and Challenges in Waste Management Sector-Case study of AlbaniaHon. Mrs. Olijana IftiDeputy Minister of Environment of Albania
15:00-16:00Theme 5: Empowering Municipalities through Multilayer Partnerships in Waste Management
Multilayer Partnerships in Waste Management as the Basis for Empowering Municipalities to Realize Resource Efficient and Zero Waste SocietiesMr. CRC MohantyEnvironment Programme Coordinator, UNCRD
Green Industry Initiative: Establishing partnerships for sustainable recycling industries at local levelMs. Elisabeth HerbeckEnvironment Management Branch, UNIDO
16:00-16:45Theme 6: S�o Paulo Declaration on IPLA by Latin American Municipalities
16:45-17:00Closing RemarksHon. Mr. Fernando HaddadMayor, Municipality of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mr. C.R.C. MohantyEnvironment Programme Coordinator, UNCRD
Mr. David NewmanPresident, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

Previous/recent IPLA meetings & Events

IPLA Global Forum
IPLA Global Forum 2015 (Oct 2015, Moscow, Russia)
IPLA Global Forum 2013 (Sep 2013, Boras, Sweden)
IPLA Global Forum 2012 (Sep 2012, Seoul, Republic of Korea)
Special Event of ISWA World Congress 2011 (Oct 2011, Daegu, Republic of Korea)
IPLA Launching - Side Event on Building Partnerships for Moving Towards Zero Waste (CSD-19) (May 2011, New York, USA)
CSD Intersessional Conference on on Building Partnerships for Moving towards Zero Waste (Feb 2011, Tokyo, Japan)

Regional & Sub-Regional Meeting, Workshop, Event
IPLA event - International Dialogue on Solid Waste Management Towards Zero Waste (Mar 2015, Bogota, Colombia)
High-level Interactive Forum on Multi-Stakeholder Cooperation for Knowledge and Capacity Development in Waste Management (Dec 2014, Lagos, Nigeria)
SIDS 2014 Conference - Parallel Event (Off-site): Expanding Waste Management Services of Pacific Island Countries through International PPPs (Sep 2014, Apia, Samoa)
2014 IPLA Europe Forum at IFAT 2014 (May 2014, Munich, Germany)
Workshop on Moving Towards Resource Efficient and Zero Waste Cities for city and local government officials from Semarang City, Indonesia (Oct 2013, Brisbane, Australia)
IPLA Side Events during Rio+20 (Jun 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
International Meeting Bogota Zero Waste: Towards a Culture of Utilization (Feb 2012, Bogota, Colombia)
IPLA Forum of the Private Sector (Feb 2012, Nagoya, Japan)

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