The First Centralized Training on Technical Issues of Monitoring Transboundary Air Pollution, under the Malé Declaration Project, was successfully organized by RRC.AP from 29 - 31 May, 2002, Bangkok. There were 22 participants representing the member countries and the Monitoring Committee (MoC). Visits to the Thailand Environment Research and Training Center (ERTC) and the AIT Environment Laboratory were also arranged.