posted on April 24, 2012 11:24
The Secretariat of the Basel Convention and the Basel Convention Regional Center for the South-East Asia (BCRC-SEA) have organized a three-day workshop in Banten, Indonesia, for Asian Parties of the Convention.
The Workshop on National Reporting and Inventory of the Basel Convention for Asia was held in Banten, Jakarta, from 24 to 26 April 2012. Twenty two participants, representing fifteen countries, took part in the event.
The workshop covered national reporting, waste classification, national inventory and national reporting from the national level perspective. Participants exchanged knowledge and experiences through lectures, exercises and group discussions.
Representatives from Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore presented on their implementation of the Convention, highlighting their national processes, information on data collection and available facilities, lessons learned and the current challenges they face in these areas.
The European Commission, the governments of Norway and Japan, and the Secretariat of the Basel Convention provided financial support for the Banten workshop.