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DR AMY KHOR, SENIOR MINISTER OF STATE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER RESOURCES, SINGAPORE, TO ATTEND THE 14TH ASEAN MINISTERIAL MEETING ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND 13TH MEETING OF THE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES TO THE ASEAN AGREEMENT ON TRANSBOUNDAY HAZE POLLUTION IN BRUNEI DARUSSALAM ON 12 SEPTEMBER 2017

Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Dr Amy Khor will be attending the 14th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on the Environment (14th AMME) and 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution (AATHP COP-13) in Brunei Darussalam on 12 September 2017. 

 

2        At the 14th AMME, the ASEAN Environment Ministers will discuss issues related to cooperation in the areas of climate change, chemicals and waste management, coastal and marine environment protection, water resources management, urban environmental management, environmental education as well as nature conservation and biodiversity. Dr Amy Khor will also participate in the ASEAN Environment Day celebrations where the North West District will be among the recipients of the 4th ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award.

 

3        The AATHP COP-13 will review the haze and fire occurrences in the ASEAN region over the past year and discuss the implementation of the AATHP, including measures to monitor, prevent and mitigate transboundary haze pollution. This includes the implementation of the Roadmap on ASEAN Cooperation towards Transboundary Haze Pollution Control with Means of Implementation which is a strategic framework for ASEAN to achieve the vision of a Transboundary Haze-Free ASEAN by 2020.

 


MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND WATER RESOURCES

11 September 2017

 

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