Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) joined the 10th Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption and Production at the Sheraton Hotel in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on November 9 to 11, 2011.
Hosted by the Ministry of Environment of Republic of Indonesia, Indonesia Solid Waste Association (InSWA) and the Switch-Asia Program, APRSCP is a global event conducted every 18 months to track the progress of SCP implementation and exchange best practices, innovative ideas. It also serves as a networking event for institutions and individuals involved in SCP, this time gathering as many as 300 participants from 27 countries representing governments, private sector, national cleaner production centers, research institutes, international development institutions, banks, NGOs.
The conference is also supported by Indonesia Center for Cleaner Production (ICPC), Ministry of Industry, Agency for The Assessment and Application of Technology, and Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
Represented by ASSIST Projects and Grants Management Associate Melba Tutor and Group Associate Mahnaz Zanganeh, ASSIST submitted a paper on Project SECURE Gujarat, which was included in the APRSCP Conference Documents, and promoted its SECURE Gujarat project as a model initiative on SCP.#