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Second Workshop on the Development of National and City Waste Management Strategies for Myanmar

In Second Workshop on the Development of National and City Waste Management Strategies for Myanmar 5-6 December 2016, Yangon
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Environmental Quality Management Co., Ltd.
2017-01

This workshop report documents the proceedings of Myanmar’s second Workshop focused on the development of national and city-level waste management strategies, held 5-6 December 2016 in Yangon, Myanmar. Organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) of the Government of Myanmar, Yangon City Development Committee and Mandalay City Development Committee, with support from the UN Environment's International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Çentre Collaborating with UN Environment on Environmental Technologies (IGES-CCET), with facilitation of local consultants from Environmental Quality Management (EQM), the workshop brought together relevant governmental agencies at national, regional and township levels, as well as private sector actors, industries, academic and civil society groups to discuss, refine and validate the national and city waste management strategies that have been under development from early 2016. In so doing, the workshop sought to further ensure the stated goals and directives of public authorities were reflected in the strategies with a view towards efficient and effective implementation and future replication at the township level.

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