[2018] Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable Application of Waste to Energy in Asian Region

Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 11:00pm to Saturday, 24 February 2018 - 7:00am




Formal Opening

Facilitator: Okhyun Yang (Associate Policy Expert, UNOSD)

Opening Remarks

Eunhae Jeong (Senior Development Management Expert, UNOSD)

Congratulatory Remarks

Young-Mok Kim (Former President of Korean International Cooperation Agency)

Objectives of the seminar

Eunhae Jeong (Senior Sustainable Management Expert, UNOSD)


Day 1 (February 22, 2018)

Session 1: (Setting the Scene) Sustainable Waste Management in the Context of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement

Facilitator:  Dr. Jurgen Vehlow (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) 


Session 2: Eco-Friendly Approaches towards Waste and Biomass-to-energy Conversion 

Facilitator: Mr. Dae-Won Park (Professor, Seoul National University of Technology) 


Session 3 : Country Presentations 

Facilitator: Mr. Jin-Do Chung (Professor, Hoseo University, Korea)

Countries Cases

  • ThailandDr. Somrat Kerdsuwan (King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok)
  • VietnamDr. Nguyen Sy Linh (Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment/ Institute of Strategy and Policy on Natural Resources and Environment)
  • MyanmarDr. Hla Toe (Ministry of Education/ Pray University)
  • MalaysiaProf. Mohd Ali Hassan (Universiti Putra Malaysia)
  • IndonesiaDr. Fadjar Goembira (Andalas University)
  • PhilippinesDr. Ofero Caparino (Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization)
  • PakistanMr. Wasim Udin Ghauri (Asian Institute for Environmental Research and Energy)
  • KoreaDr. Young-Sam Yoon (National Institute of Environmental Research)
  • ChinaProf. Yong Chi (Zhejiang University)
  • JapanProf. Katsuya Kawamoto (Okayama University) 


Day 2 (February 23, 2018)

Session 4 : Technology Development and International Cooperation 

Facilitators: Mr. Mohd Ali Hassan (Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia) 


Formal Closing

Session 5 : Conclusion 

Facilitators: Dr. Seong Seok Seo (TS Environmental Technolgy Institute, Korea) 

EGM Forum summary

Mr. Jong-In Dong (President, KAECE)

EGM Forum closing remark

Ms. Eunhae Jeong (Senior Sustainable Mangement Expert, UNOSD)



Information Note

List of Participants



You can find meeting pictures here.