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Expert Group Meeting 2011

30 November: Excel Hotel Tokyu and 1 December 2011: AQUA Hakata Bld.

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UN-HABITAT will hold its Third Environmental Technology Expert Group Meeting 'Technical Cooperation for Sustainable Environmental Development in Asia and the Pacific Region' on 30 November and 1 December, 2011. This year, the meeting will focus on the topic of 'sanitation'. Experts from Asia and the Pacific will be invited to speak about their current sanitation and sewerage situations, issues, and potentials for collaboration with the technologies available in Japan. From Japan, a wide range of sanitation solutions will be introduced; from the latest and energy efficient toilet and sanitation technologies, to a more sustainable and smaller scale septic tank system by the private sector, and introduction to efficient sewerage management systems and know-how by selected local governments in Japan Through these presentations and discussions, the meeting aim to illuminate potential challenges and possibilities for collaboration and partnerships, through follow up workshops and small scale pilot projects.

Meeting 1: Wednesday, 30 November 2011
Meeting 2: Thursday, 1 December 2011
13:30-17:00 (on both days)
Meeting 1: Excel Hotel Tokyu (Fukuoka, Japan)
Meeting 2: AQUA Hakata Bld. (Fukuoka, Japan)
Japanese and English (translation provided)
Participating countries from Asia
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam

* The EGM will be open to public. You can register by email ( or by fax (+81-92-724-7121).

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