Governance and international solidarity

Session around international policies, the use of policy targets and international solidarity.

How important is international cooperation to meet the global waste management challenge and how effective has that cooperation been to date? What are the key challenges that need to be addressed to boost cooperation in future?

Keynote session

Fortis - Forum

Opening speeches by:

  • Dr. Thanos Bourtsalas, Manager of GWC  and Adjunct Professor at Columbia
  • Pascale Guiffant, Vice director sustainable development SUEZ Environnement
  • Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan, Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing & Local Government, Malaysia

Panel debate with delegates of the Global Waste Management Outlook:

  • Dr. Sumitra Amatya, Executive Director, Solid Waste Management Technical Support Center (SWMTSC), Shreemahal, Pulchowk, Lalitpur / Nepal
  • Dr. Ugyen Tshewang, Secretary National Environment Council, Royal Government of Bhutan
  • Jairem Ramesh, former minister for Environment Indian, MEP India
  • Raquel Lejtreger, Ex-vice minister of Environment Uruguay
  • Philip Heylen, Vice Mayor of Antwerp

Moderated by Jacki Davis

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