The Fifteenth Session of the Intergovernmental Meeting (IG15) of the Malé Declaration on Control and Prevention of Air Pollution and its Likely Transboundary Effects for South Asia (Malé Declaration) was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 16 October 2016. Representatives of the member counties, namely: Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka participated in the Session.
Experts from South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP) and the Secretariat, the Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RRCAP) also attended the Session.
Mr. Osamu Mizuno, RRC.AP Director, delivered the Opening Remarks on behalf of the Secretariat. He stressed that the global environment now runs through the entire 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
He pointed out that that air pollution and climate change are not separate issues in the current ... Read more..