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International Conference on Green Industry in Asia:
“Managing the transition to resource-efficient and low-carbon industries”

9-11 September 2009 | Manila, the Philippines

The Government of the Philippines, UNIDO, UNEP, ESCAP

International Conference on Green Industry in Asia: “Managing the transition to resource-efficient and low-carbon industries”
Summary Highlights of the Meeting:

Friday, 11 September 2009

Delegates to the the International Conference on Green Industry in Asia met in four technical sessions to discuss: the state of industrial resource efficiency in Asia; new opportunities in Asia; reducing the resource intensity of industrial processes; and moving to low-carbon industrial processes.

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Delegates from the High-level plenary with H.E. President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
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Delegates from the DENR.
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Delegates from UNIDO.
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Thursday, 10 September 2009

In the morning, delegates to the International Conference on Green Industry in Asia met to discuss the state of industrial resource efficiency and new opportunities in Asia. In the afternoon, delegates met in two parallel sessions to discuss issues related to resource efficiency and cleaner production.


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Lei Shi, Tsinghua University, provided an overview of China's Circular Economy Promotion Law.

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Hunter Lovins, stressed that nuclear is not a good alternative to fossil fuels.
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Shuzo Nishioka, noted the need to transition to more efficient transportation.
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Wednesday, 09 September 2009

The International Conference on Green Industry in Asia opened on Wednesday in Manila, the Philippines. In the morning, delegates heard opening statements, and met in a High-Level Segment to adopt the Manila Declaration. In the afternoon, delegates continued their discussions in two moderated High-Level Panels.

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Jose Atienza, Secretary, Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), delivered his keynote address, and stressed that the global financial and climate change crises while both independent problems, cannot be solved with separate solutions. 

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Jose Atienza, Secretary, DENR, Philippines recieved a certificate of appreciaion from Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General,UNIDO
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Group photo of Ministers and Senior officials.
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