• Overview
  • Agenda

Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership Project Awareness-raising Workshop for Green Public Procurement (GPP)

Purpose: To provide opportunities for raising the awareness on GPP and discussing the ways forward for Vietnam’s GPP policies, targeting the policy-makers within the Vietnamese Government

Hosted by: Vietnam Environment Administration

Supported by: Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute and UN Environment

Target audience: Policy-makers leading the design and implementation of green public procurement and eco-labelling policies in Viet Nam

Language: Vietnamese-Korean simultaneous translation is provided

Time Agenda
09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-09:40 Opening remarks:

- Deputy Director General, Vietnam Environment Administration (tbc)

- Mr. Yongjin Kim, Executive Director, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI)
09:40-10:20 Korea’s experiences on the implementation of Green Public Procurement:

- Present legal framework and implementing mechanisms for GPP in Korea and lessons learned

- Speaker : Mr. Dong-wook Lee, Director General, Sustainable Lifestyle Department, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI)
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:00 Environmental and economic benefits of Korea’s GPP: -

- Introduce environmental and economic benefits generated from the implementation of Korea’s GPP

- Speaker : Mr. Jaesung Noh, Research Fellow, Business Institute for Sustainable Development
11:00-11:40 Introduction of Green Public Procurement in Thailand:

- Introduce experiences and lessons learned from GPP implementation in Thailand

- Speaker : Ms. Jarinporn Tippamongkol, Senior Professional Level Environmentalist, Pollution Control Department, Thailand Ÿ Vietnamese-English consecutive translation is provided
11:40-12:10 Introduction of Green Public Procurement in Viet Nam:

- Provide an overview on current state of the introduction of GPP policy in Viet Nam and present challenges and opportunities

- Speaker : Mr. Nguyen Minh Cuong, Deputy Director, Vietnam Environment Administration
12:10-12:20 Group Photo
12:20-13:50 Lunch Break
13:50-14:10 Introduction of Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership Project:

- Introduce the project and share the plans

- Speaker : Ms. Seungmin Woo, Senior Researcher, Smart Eco
14:10-16:00 Panel Discussion

- Identify challenges and opportunities in the introduction of GPP in Viet Nam

- Discuss the way forward on how to kick start GPP in Viet Nam with the consideration for pilot implementation of GPP

- Moderator : Mr. Ik Kim, CEO, Smart Eco

- Panelists are to be decided