Conference on Promoting Partnerships for the Implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution
11-12 May 2006, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
The Conference on Promoting Partnerships for the Implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution will be held on 11-12 May 2006 in Ha Noi. The Conference will be jointly organised by the Viet Nam Environmental Protection Agency (VEPA) and the ASEAN Secretariat, and sponsored by the Government of Viet Nam and the ASEAN-UNDP Partnership Facility (AUPF) project.
The Conference seeks to promote and strengthen partnerships between ASEAN Member Countries and relevant regional and international organisations, donor communities and other partners/ supporters for the effective implementation of the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution, with particular focus on sustainable management of peatlands in Southeast Asia. It is expected that the Conference will come up with agreed regional priorities and mechanisms to promote and sustain partnerships for the implementation of the Agreement.