2016 Northeast Asian International Forum on Air Quality Improvement

A forum focusing on air quality improvement in East Asian cities jointly organized by Seoul Metropolitan Government and ICLEI East Asia Secretariat.

Date: 19-20 May 2016

Place: Multipurpose Room, 8F, Seoul City Hall, Seoul, South Korea

Organizer: Seoul Metropolitan Government, ICLEI East Asia Secretariat


Objectives:

  • bring in comprehensive knowledge, expertise and technical solutions to tackle air pollution in the Northeast Asian region
  • share experience and best practices for air quality improvement through regional and multilateral cooperation
  • establish a long-term cooperation platform for cities to join forces to implement effective programs and policies on the ground to become clean and healthy cities


Program:

The two-day forum is consisted of keynote sessions, city case presentation, panel discussion, a special session on East Asia Clean Air Cities hosted by ICLEI East Asia Secretariat and site visits. [Download Program]

Simultaneous translation will be provided for English, Chinese and Japanese languages. 


19 May

09:30-10:20  Opening & Keynote Session

10:20-12:00  Seession 1: Air Quality Control Progress in Northeast Asian Cities 
                    - city case presentation and panel discusssion

12:00-14:00  Lunch hosted by the Assistant Mayor for Climate & Environment Headquarters of Seoul Metropolitan                                Government

14:00-15:40  Session 2: Towards Closwer Cooperation for Clean Air in Northeast Asia - city case presentation and                                panel discussion

15:40-16:00  Coffee Break 

16:00-16:30  Closing: adoption of Seoul Declaration

16:30-18:00  Special Session on East Asia Clean Air Cities (EACAC) *
                     - Global and regional solutions for East Asian cities toward better air quality
                     - Roles and benefits of city-to-city cooperation for better air quality
                     - Innovative solutions and technologies for East Asian cities
                     - Download session description >>>

18:00-21:00   Dinner hosted by Seoul Mayor


20 May (10:00-14:00) 

Site visits to Seoul Energy Dream Center, Sangnam Hydrogen Power Station and Road Dust Cleaning Vehicles (including lunch)

Organizers

Participating Cities:

  • Beijing City, China
  • Guiyang City, China
  • Jinan City, China
  • Shenzhen City, China
  • Sichuan Province, China
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Kitakyushu, Japan
  • Seoul, South Korea
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

 

 

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