14th Asia-Pacific Eco-Business Forum in Kawasaki

City of Kawasaki, based on its experience in the efforts to reduce pollution and excellent environmental technology accumulated through them, has been promoting international contributions for the rapidly industrializing cities of developing countries to build sustainable urban model of environmental and industrial harmony.
As an occasion for sharing information regarding cutting-edge environmental technologies, the 14th Asia-Pacific Eco-Business Forum was held concurrently with the Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair 2018, with the concept of promoting relationships of trust between participating cities and Kawasaki city

1 Date
Thursday, February 1, 2018

2 Venue
Todoroki Arena, Kawasaki City

3 Organizer
City of Kawasaki

4 Co-organizer
United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP)
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)

5 Supporters
Non-Profit Organization Japan Association of Environment and Society for 21th Century / Non-Profit Organization Liaison Center for Creation of Industry & Environment / Institute of Industrial Promotion Kawasaki / The Kawasaki Chamber of Commerce  & Industry

6 Sponsoring Organizations
Ministry of the Environment / Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry / International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) / Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) / Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) / Japan Environmental Sanitation Center (JESC) /Environmental Cooperation Center , Japan(OECC)

7 Participants
UNEP / NIES / GEC / Shenyang City Government (China) / State Government of Penang (Malaysia) / Bandung City Government (Indonesia) / Philippines / Korea and so on
Total number of participants: roughly 395 (Include 101 international participants from 6 cities abroad)

8 Program
【Keynote Lecture】
UN Environment and Cities in Asia:working together to improve solid waste management and
achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Bridging Kawasaki and Asia through SDGs

【Session 2】
Environmental Technology to Help Achieve SDGs

【Session 3】
Environmental Education and Learning to Achieve SDGs

14th programme