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First Coordination Meeting of Regional Air Quality Management Programs and Initiatives
16 June 2004, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, 250 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand

Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia) will host the First Coordination Meeting of Regional Air Quality Management Programs and Initiatives on 16 June 2004 in Bangkok. The objectives of the meeting are to identify air quality management priorities for Asia and to review and strengthen coordination and cooperation among regional programs and initiatives.

The CAI-Asia Secretariat has also been conducting a survey of the different regional initiatives and programs in Asia.The information will help determine which areas are being attented to and which areas require more active involvement. A Compendium of Air Quality Management Projects in Asia (draft) will be presented at the meeting.

For more information see:
Regional Dialogue Among Air Quality Related Initiatives/Programs in Asia

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Background and ProgramBackground and Program
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MinutesMinutes
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ParticipantsParticipants
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First Coordination Meeting of Regional Air Quality Initiatives and Programs in AsiaFirst Coordination Meeting of Regional Air Quality Initiatives and Programs in Asia
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Cornie Huizenga, CAI-Asia Secretariat



Improving Air Quality in Asian Developing Countries (AIRPET)Improving Air Quality in Asian Developing Countries (AIRPET)
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Dr. N. T. Kim Oanh, Prof. Chongrak Polprasert, Nabin Upadhyay, AIRPET AIT-team



The Integrated Environmental Strategies (IES) Program:  Local Benefits With Global ResultsThe Integrated Environmental Strategies (IES) Program: Local Benefits With Global Results
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Kevin Rosseel, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC


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  • Future priorities of regional initiatives in terms of thematic and geographical coverage
  • How to develop mechanisms for better sharing of information between and among the initiatives/programs
  • How to develop mechanisms for improved coordination in the implementation of projects and studies
  • How to improve coordination with respect to fund-raising with the aim of increasing the amount of funds available for air quality management in Asia
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  1. Asia Pacific Forum on Environment and Development (APFED)
  2. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  3. Asian Regional Research Program on Environmental Technology (ARRPET): Air Pollution Project (improving air quality in Asian developing countries) AIRPET
  4. ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities
  5. EMBARQ - The WRI Center for Transport and the Environment
  6. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH
  7. Health Effects Institute
  8. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  9. International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI)
  10. Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
  11. Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)
  12. Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  13. Japan Transport Cooperation Association (JTCA)
  14. Regional Air Pollution in Developing Countries (RAPIDC)
  15. Swisscontact
  16. United Nations Center for Regional Development (UNCRD)
  17. United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
  18. United States Asia Environmental Partnership (USAEP)
  19. United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
  20. United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA)
  21. Urban Environmental Management (UEM) Sub-sector Networks
  22. World Bank
  23. World Health Organization - Regional Office for the Western Pacific
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