IPLA Global Forum 2013 on Sustainable Waste Management for the 21st Century Cities - Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities through Partnership
9 Sep 2013 - 11 Sep 2013
Boras, Sweden

UNCRD, the City of Boras, and Waste Recovery International Partnership in Boras co-organized IPLA Global Forum 2013 on Sustainable Waste Management for the 21st Century Cities -Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities through Partnership, in Boras, Sweden on 9-11 September 2013, with the support of University of Boras, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Boras Energy and Environment and private sectors in Sweden.

Official website of the IPLA Global Forum 2013: www.boras.se/ipla

Concept Note
List of Participants
Chair's Summary
Boras Declaration of the Private Sector on Moving Towards Resource Efficiency and Zero Waste Societies
Presentations(Day 1, Day 2)

Day 1: 9 September 2013

Keynote 1: Sweden and sustainable developmentMs. Annika MarkovicEnvironment Ambassador, Ministry for the Environment, Sweden
Theme 1: Resource Efficiency and Zero Waste towards Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities through Partnership
Ha Noi 3R Declaration in the Context of Rio+20 Outcome - Implications towards Resource Efficient and Zero Waste SocietyMr. CRC MohantyEnvironment Programme Coordinator, UNCRD
Our vision - a city free from fossil fuels. Opportunities in the future - cooperation through Public Private PartnershipMr. Gunnar PetersCEO, Borås Energy and Environment, Sweden
Instruments to climb the waste hierarchy, on the way to waste preventionMs. Erika NygrenSwedish Environmental Protection Agency
Visions and Implementations for a Green and Clean City of Palu, Indonesia - the social dimension of a waste management strategyMr. Sance LipuTadulako University, Palu, Indonesia
Theme 2: Waste Management Technologies - Assessment, Selection, Access, Transfer and Adaptation
Assessment and selection of waste management technologiesDr. Evalena BlomqvistSP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
City Clusters in Waste Management - Gamping Fruit Market in Sleman Regency, Indonesia- the project and the future - Appropriate transfer and Management through partnershipsDr. Siti SyamsiahGadja Madah University, Indonesia
Needs for waste management technology - case of Russia and EurAsECMr. Vladimir A. MaryevDirector, International Center for the Best Environmental Technologies (ICBET), Russia
Optimizing co-benefits of climate change and global warming from municipal solid waste management for the 21st century cities - Introduction to Municipal Solid Waste Initiative of Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)Ms. Annika MarkovicEnvironment Ambassador, Ministry for the Environment, Sweden
City-City Cooperation for Sustainable Waste Management - Technology Transfer through N-S-S networkMr. Kazunobu OnogawaSenior Fellow, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan

Day 2: 10 September 2013

Keynote 2: Examples of waste management from a developing country, from past to present timesMs. Sara StenhammarProgram Manager, Environment & Energy, Global Programmes, Department for International Organisations and Policy Support, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
Theme 3: Public private partnership (PPP) and financing and investment opportunities in zero waste
Ericsson Product Take-BackMr. Stephen RodgersEricsson
Zero Waste as a vehicle to realize Green Economy in Southern AfricaProf. Christina TroisDean and Head, School of Engineering, University of KwaZulu-Natal / International Waste Working Group Southern African Regional Branch, South Africa
Demo Environment - Example of Public Private PartnershipMr. Marcus LiuSwedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket), Sweden
Theme 4: Waste recycling markets and green jobs
Waste recycling markets and creating green jobs- European perspectiveMr. Johan SundbergProf, Sweden
Waste recycling markets and creating green jobs- Asian perspectiveProf. Chettiyappan VisvanathanEnvironmental Engineering and Management Program, School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
Sustainability, Future needs, Solutions and Social inclusionsDr. Maria Cecilia dos SantosUniversity of San Paulo, Brazil
Theme 5: Regional Cooperation (inter-municipal/ industry-industry /country-country)
Waste Recovery, an international partnership that supports capacity building, knowledge and technology transfer for a sustainable waste management to local and regional authoritiesMr. Paar CarlssonWaste Recovery International Partnership in Boras, Sweden
Prof. Hans Bjork
Ms. Jessica Magnusson
Regional Cooperation in Waste Management in the Pacific RegionMs. Esther RichardsSolid Waste Management Adviser, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Samoa
ECO-Innovations through Public Private PartnershipsProf. Tobias RichardsUniversity of Boras, Sweden
Dr. Berit GullbranssonSP Technical Research Institute of Sweden

Other References

Zero Waste Society in Boras City, Sweden - Strategies to ActionDr. Hans BjorkSchool of Engineering, Director of Waste Recovery, University of Boras, Sweden
Multisector Participants in Reaching Zero Waste in ColombiaBogota Basura Cero

Media Coverage (links)

The Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe
Waste Recovery International Partnership
University of Borås

(Swedish Media)
Sveriges Radio
Borås Tidning
Gefle Dagblad

Norra Skåne
Eskilstuna Kurirens
VA Teknik

Previous/recent IPLA meetings & Events

IPLA Global Forum
IPLA Global Forum 2015 (Oct 2015, Moscow, Russia)
IPLA Global Forum 2014 of ISWA 2014 Solid Waste World Congress (Sep 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil)
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)

Concept Note
Declarations and Statements
Outcome Document
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