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Venue: Main building of Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Date: 19-20 June 2019

Target audience: Policy makers, practitioners, and experts leading the design and implementation of green public procurement and eco-labelling policies in the Asia-Pacific region

Background: The Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Workshop is part of the Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute and UN Environment Programme pilot projects to strengthen the capacity of national governments in the Asia Pacific to implement green public procurement policies and eco-labelling schemes through the provision of policy consultations and technical assistance tailored to the needs of the partner countries.

Objectives: The workshop is organized specifically for sharing outcomes of the Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership Project in Thailand and Viet Nam and disseminating practices and experiences of countries across Asia and the Pacific. In addition, the workshop is organized to introduce a newly launched Green Public Procurement Plus Project to continuously support market development for eco-friendly products and services and facilitate achievement of SDG Target 12.7 (Implementation of Sustainable Public Procurement) in a partner country.

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DAY 1 – June 19, Wednesday

Session 1: Opening Session

10:00 – 10:10 Opening remarks:

  • Mr. Chang-ki Kwon, Executive Director, Sustainable Lifestyle & Welfare(Health) Division, Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute
  • Mr. Steven Stone, Chief, Resources and Markets Branch, Economy Division, UN Environment

10:10 – 10:30 Introduction of the participants

10:30 – 10:35 Introduction of the workshop agenda and Group photo

10:35 – 10:50 Introduction of projects for achieving SDGs run by UNEP

  • Dr. Mushtaq Memon, Resource Efficiency Sub-Programme Coordinator, UN Environment Asia Pacific Office

10:50 – 11:05 Outcomes of Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Partnership pilot project and Introduction of the new project

  • Ms. Aran Chae, Researcher, Sustainable Lifestyle Office, Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute

Session 2: Green Public Procurement Guidelines with National Case Studies

11:05 – 11:25 STEP 1: Establish the basis for introduction and implementation of GPP

  • Dr. Mushtaq Memon, Resource Efficiency Sub-Programme Coordinator, UN Environment Asia Pacific Office

11:25 – 11:45 Strengthen the legal basis for GPP implementation in Viet Nam – Based on Asia Pacific GPP Partnership pilot Project

  • Ms. Nguyen Thanh Nga, Deputy head of Viet Nam ASOEN Office, Department of Science Technology and International Cooperation, Vietnam Environment Administration

11:45 – 13:30 Welcoming Luncheon by KEITI

13:30 – 13:50 Establish the basis for GPP introduction and implementation in Indonesia

  • Ms. Susy Nurmayanti, Head of Product Standardization Division, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Government of Indonesia

13:50 – 14:10 Establish the basis for GPP introduction and implementation in Malaysia

  • Mr. Abd. Malik Atan, Manager, Green Catalyst Division, Malaysia Green Technology Corporation, Government of Malaysia

14:10 – 14:30 Establish the basis for GPP introduction and implementation in Pakistan

  • Engr. Muhammad Zubair, Director General, Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA), Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan

14:30 – 14:50 Establish the basis for GPP introduction and implementation in Mongolia

  • Ms. Uranchimeg Tserendorj, DirectorClean Technology, Investment and Production DivisionMinistry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia

14:50 – 15:20 Q&A

15:20 – 15:40 Coffee Break

15:40 – 16:00 STEP 2: Assessment, review and prioritization

  • Dr. Mushtaq Memon, Resource Efficiency Sub-Programme Coordinator, UN Environment Asia Pacific Office

16:00 – 16:20 Assess and prioritization for GPP implementation in Indonesia

  • Ms. Deasy Rachmawati, Head of Section for Business Entity Affairs

National Public Procurement Agency (NPPA)

16:20 – 16:40 Assess and prioritization for GPP implementation in Sri Lanka

  • Ms. Chandima Mohottige, Programme Assistant, Environment Planning and Economics, Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment Government of Sri Lanka

16:40 – 17:00 Assess and prioritization for GPP implementation in Cambodia

  • Mr. Keo Vanthoeun, Chief office of Green Economy Department,

      National Council of Sustainable Development, Ministry of Environment

17:00 – 17:20 Assess and prioritization for GPP implementation in India

  • Mr. Sanjay Aggarwal, Director (Procurement Policy)

Ministry of Finance, Government of India

17:20 – 17:50 Q&A

17:50 – 18:00 Wrap up

DAY 2 – June 20, Wednesday

09:30 – 09:50 STEP 3: Build Inter-Department Cooperation System

  • with cases of Korean local governments: Suwon and Busan
  • Ms. Hyejin Ko, Program Officer, Policy & Knowledge Management Team, ICLEI Korea Office

09:50 – 10:10 Cases of building inter-department cooperation system – Based on Advanced SCP Project by GIZ

  • Ms. Kanchanatetee Vasuvat, Advance SCP Project Manager, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

10:10 – 10:25 Q&A

10:25 - 10:45 STEP 4: Improve policies and legal frameworks for GPP

  • Dr. Mushtaq Memon, Resource Efficiency Sub-Programme Coordinator, UN Environment Asia Pacific Office

10:45 – 11:05 Introduce new incentive mechanism for GPP implementation in Thailand – Based on Asia Pacific GPP Partnership pilot Project

  • Mr. Janejob Suksod, Director, Environmental Analysis Center, Pollution Control Department of Thailand

11:05 – 11:20 Q&A

11:20 – 11:40 Coffee Break

11:40 – 12:00 How to monitor GPP and measure its impacts? How to deliver SDGs and in particular target 12.7 through GPP policies?

  • Mr. Farid Yaker, Programme Officer, Consumption and Production Unit, Resources and Markets Branch, UN Environment Economy Division

12:00 – 12:40 Interactive Exercise How to create synergies in Asia Pacific region

12:40 – 12:50 Introduce Sustainable Consumption and Production policies in Korea

  • Ms. Hyunju Lee, Senior Researcher, Sustainable Lifestyle Office, Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute

12:50 – 14:30 Lunch

Session 3: Study Visit on Green Public Procurement

14:30 – 16:00 Visit Green Store in Seoul

16:00 – 17:30 Visit the cultural site and demonstrate Green Credit Card

 

Contact person: Ms. Aran Chae Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute[email protected]