The Minamata Convention on Mercury was adopted at the conference held in Kumamoto City and Minamata City in October 2013. The convention aims to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions/releases of mercury and mercury compounds and stipulates appropriate management and reduction of the emissions through the entire...
This presentation shares the experience and lessons learned in developing an environmental education programme in Mandalay City aiming to achieve a sustainable Mandalay City through city-to-city partnership between Kitakyushu City
Mandalay City has been facing considerable challenges in addressing
environmental issues. Through a city-to-city cooperation, the Institute
for Global Environmental Strategies collaborated with Kitakyushu
City to develop a comprehensive environmental education program to
increase Mandalay citizens’ environmental stewardship.
This paper discusses the experience and lessons learned from the development of a new environmental learning programme and materials for the junior high schools in Mandalay City with key stakeholders to address waste management and its environmental issues. Aiming to establish the 3R practices (reduce, reuse and recycle) to reduce waste generation...