1st Asia-Pacific Regional Synthesis Meeting

Date: 2011-7-11


I. Outline

Date & Time 9:30 – 17:30, 21st and 22nd April 2011
Venue Meeting Room H, 1st Floor, United Nations Conference Centre (UNCC) Bangkok, Thailand
Organizer – Department of Water Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Kingdom of Thailand (MNRE)
– Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF)
Host The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
Participants Chair and vice-chair of the APWF Governing Council, Representatives of the lead organizations, sub-regional coordinators and their partner organizations, Department of Water Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Kingdom of Thailand (MNRE) and International Forum Committee(IFC) for the 6th World Water Forum 47 participants

II. Agenda

» Agenda (38kB)

Co-chairs: Mdm. Erna Witoelar and Mr. Ravi Narayanan, Vice Chairs of the APWF Governing Council

21st April 2011, Thursday

9:30-9:40 » Welcome Remarks (31kB)
Mr. Pimuk Simaroj, Advisor to the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
9:40-9:50 » Remarks (15kB)
Mr. Rae Kwon Chung, Director, Environment and Development Division, ESCAP
9:50-10:00 » Remarks (read for Dr. Kotaro Takemura) (20kB)
Dr. Kotaro Takemura, Secretary General, Japan Water Forum, Secretariat of the Asia-Pacific Water Forum delivered by Asia-Pacific Water Forum Representative
10:15-10:25 » Presentation on the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit (1.0MB)
Mr. Chaiporn Siripornpibul, Deputy Director General, Department of Water Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailand
10:25-10:45 » Presentation on the 6th World Water Forum (357kB)
Dr. Eun-kyung Park, Chairman, Regional Process Commission, 6th World Water Forum
10:45-13:00 » Sub-themes and Parallel Session Organizers for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit: Presentation & Discussion (364kB)
14:00-15:30 » Regional Targets and Regional Target Coordinators for the 6th World Water Forum: Presentation & Discussion (186kB)
15:45-17:30 Regional Targets and Regional Target Coordinators for the 6th World Water Forum: Presentation & Discussion (Cont.)

22st April 2011, Friday

9:30-11:00 First announcement of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit: Presentation & Discussion
11:15-13:00 » Next step and further coordination: Presentation & Discussion (55kB)
– Singapore International Water Week (607kB)
Mr. Michael Toh, Senior Deputy Director, Industry Development PUB & Managing Director, Singapore International Water Week
14:00-15:30 Other matters, including presentation from participants
– An Approach to Establishing the Asia-Pacific Water Museum in Pathum Thani, Thailand (1.7MB)
Mr. Toshihiro Sonoda/ Mr. Alexander Otte, International Hydrological Programme Division of Water Sciences, UNESCO
– Water and Disaster and Tsunami Disaster in Japan (2.6MB)
Mr. Tomoo Inoue Director for International Water Management Coordination Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism, Japan
– Great Earthquake and Tsunami of East Japan, March 11th, 2011 -Facts, Actions, and Follow-ups- (484kB)
Mr. Kenzo Hiroki, ICHARM
15:45-17:00 Other matters (Cont.)
17:00-17:30 » Summary (260kB) and Closing

III. Highlights

» HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 1ST ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL SYNTHESIS MEETING FOR THE 2ND ASIA-PACIFIC WATER SUMMIT AND THE 6TH WORLD WATER FORUM (130kB)


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