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With the focus on reinforcing our efforts to establish public-private partnerships, this meeting will respond to the common concerns in the Asian-Pacific region as well as to the important environmental programs such as Copenhagen Accord. The following major areas and related topics will be discussed during the meeting (November 20-21):

  • Climate Change, Mitigation and Adaptation
  • Green Economy
  • Natural Disasters (e.g., Tsunami, Earthquake, Mudslide) Prevention and Response
  • Air Pollution Control 
  • Health Risk and Environmental Impact Assessment 
  • Water Resource Management and Pollution Control
  • Fishery Resources and Marine Ecosystem
  • Waste Management and Green Energy
  • Nature Conservation (e.g., Parks, Wetlands, Wildlife) and Biodiversity
  • Environmental Education and Community Participation
  • Environmental Lead Agency and Administrative Experiences
  • Institutional Framework on Sustainable Development
  • Regional Problems (e.g., Asbestos) 
  • Special Session 1 – Asian Youth Forum
  • Special Session 2 – Rio+20 Asian Forum