Second Regional 3R Forum in Asia

2010/10/04 to 2010/10/06
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Date: 4-6 October 2010

Place: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Second Regional 3R Forum in Asia was held from 4-6 October 2010 in Malaysia.

The objectives were to:

  • Contribute towards improved understanding and strengthened regional consensus in terms of policy options that promote the 3Rs towards achieving green economy, resource efficiency and sound material-cycle society;
  • Identify and share information on opportunities for collaborative actions and partnerships, including international financial mechanism, public-private partnership, etc., to expand waste management services;
  • Illustrate innovative initiatives, achievements and good practices in 3R programmes and strategies at local and national levels; and
  • Enhance regional input to CSD-19 and UNCSD/Rio+20, in terms of various policy options and recommendations, as consolidated regional views, in response to major findings and outcome of the CSD-18 in waste management sector.

Final Co-Chairs' Summary

Concept Note


List of Participants

Speeches and Presentations

Keynote Address:

Plenary Session 1:

Transitioning to Green Economy - Role of the 3Rs

Plenary Session 2:

Partnerships for realizing Low Carbon and Resource Efficient Society

Plenary Session 3:

Role of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Informal Sectors

Keynote Address

Plenary Session 4:

Implementing 3R Programmes and Strategies at Local, National and Regional Level

Round Table 1

Addressing current capacity and institutional framework in the promotion of 3Rs and sound material cycle society

  1. Cambodia
  2. Lao PDR
  3. Myanmar
  4. Thailand
  5. Viet Nam

Round Table 2

Partnerships for 3Rs promotion towards low carbon and resource efficient society

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Brunei Darussalam
  3. Indonesia
  4. Mongolia
  5. Philippines
  6. Timor Leste

Round Table 3

Addressing 3Rs in the context of green economy and sound material cycle society

  1. China
  2. India
  3. Japan
  4. Republic of Korea
  5. Malaysia
  6. Singapore

Round Table 4

Assessment of critical and emerging trends in Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

  1. Fiji
  2. Kiribati
  3. Palau
  4. Samoa
  5. Solomon Islands