The Second Regional Workshop on
Eco-efficient Water Infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific
19-21 August 2009, Inchon City, RoK
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Korea Institute of Construction Technology (KICT), in close collaboration with Ministry of Environment (MOE) of ROK, the Colombo Plan Secretariat (CPS) and the Korea Water & Wastewater Works Association (KWWA), organized the “First Regional Workshop on Eco-efficient Water Infrastructure Development in Asia” in Seoul, Korea, from 10 to 12 November 2008 with financial support from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).
The first workshop provided participants from developing countries with opportunities to improve the awareness and benefits of eco-efficient approaches for water infrastructure development, to identify persisting and emerging water challenges, to discuss and review potential strategies and possible pilot demonstration projects for eco efficient water infrastructure in selected developing countries, and to strengthen regional partnerships among participants and countries for eco-efficient water infrastructure development through sharing the knowledge, experiences and networking.
As a continuous activity of the 1st Regional Workshop mentioned above, UNESCAP, KICT, Incheon City of ROK and KOICA jointly will organize the 2nd Regional Workshop on “Development of Eco-efficient Water Infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific” in Incheon City, Korea for 19-21 August 2009.
The workshop is aimed:
The workshop will be organized in parallel with the World City Water Forum 2009 in Incheon, Korea, which is expected to provide additional opportunities to link the project with related global initiatives of World City Water Forum 2009
Venue and Date
This workshop will be held in Incheon City, Republic of Korea from 19 to 21 August 2009. The detail information note for participants will be forwarded to selected participants accordingly
The background documents to be discussed at the workshop will be prepared by organizers and available to the participants at the workshop. Apart from documents prepared by organizers, the participants are kindly requested to prepare the country presentation documents on “Development of strategies or/and guidelines on eco efficient water infrastructure development”. The proposed guide for preparation of presentation will be forwarded to selected invitees accordingly.
Mr. KIM Tae-Hyung
Economic Affairs Officer
Water Security Section (WSS)
Environment and Development Division (EDD)
Tel: (66) 2-288-1533
Fax: (66) 2-288-1059, (66) 2-288-1048
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