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Management, Law and Governance
Indonesia, 19-21 June 2008
The South-South Cooperation Workshop on Waste
Management, Law and Governance was held in Bali, Indonesia from
19-21 June 2008. The workshop was organized jointly by the
Government of the Republic of Indonesia, United Nations Environment
Program (UNEP) and Non Aligned Movement Center for South-South
Technical Cooperation (NAM CSSTC) and attended by 45 participants
from 23 developing countries, and relevant international
organizations, academics and civil society organizations.
The purpose of the Workshop was to share best
practices and lesson learned on waste management, law and governance
in developing countries and ways and means to strengthen South-South
cooperation on these fields. The participants of the Workshop
listened to presentations from resource persons, the field visit to
SARBAGITA and discussed issues of South- South Cooperation,
Integrated Solid Waste Management,
Wastes Law and Governance.
The participants of the Workshop suggested the
following actions to be considered by Governments, stakeholders,
relevant international and regional organizations, multilateral
environmental agreements with regard to the main issues of
Awareness-raising on waste management
issues for all stakeholders particularly on the need for reduce,
reuse, and recycle (3R) and proper treatment of disposal of waste.
More work to be carried out to clearly
demonstrate environment, economic and social dimensions created by
Consideration of inter-linkages with
other sectors, such as energy, trade, industry, health, etc, in the
development of the ISWM approaches.
Creating and enabling environment for
investment both domestic and foreign sources, including development
of case studies and instruments to encourage financial institution
and development banks to establish dedicated schemes to finance the
implementation of ISWM Plans at national/local level.
UNEP, in cooperation with other
relevant organizations, should support demonstration and pilot
projects at national and local level with extensive replication
potential with an emphasis on ISWM strategies and action plans.
UNEP should develop guidelines and
support (a) development of policy (regulatory and economics
instruments) and voluntary instruments leading to formation of a
conducive policy framework (b) identification and assessment of
environmentally sound technologies for waste collection,
segregation, reuse/recycle, treatment and disposal.
UNEP and NAM CSSTC should continue
their cooperation in capacity building and technology support, in
line with the Bali Strategic Plan on Technology Support and Capacity
Building, in developing countries on ISWM through development and
extensive delivery of training packages.
UNEP, with the support of NAM CSSTC,
relevant regional organizations, convention secretariate and
regional centres, should facilitate information exchange and
capacity building on waste management, such as the following issues:
Exchange information on environmentally
sound management of hazardous wastes.
Disseminate and update guidelines of
environmentally sound technologies on waste open dumping area and
Best practices and lessons learned on
best available and environmentally sound waste technology, waste
management, financing and governance, including law enforcement
mechanisms and combating illegal trafficking of hazardous wastes or
Experience on the effectiveness of
coordination among different stakeholders in particular national and
local institutions and other stakeholders involved in waste
Capacity to develop project proposals
for specific schemes/actions under ISWM.
Promoting and enhancing sustainable
public-private partnership and public-public partnership on ISWM.
Utilizing the existing international
and regional centres to support the SSC, including NAM CSSTC and
Promoting the information sharing on
the use of the instruments of the extended producer responsibility
NAM CSSTC to take step for promoting
SSC in ISWN, including (a) exchange of expert and trainers, (b)
opportunities for study visit, and (c) providing platform for
Business to Business and Business to Government.
Stressing the need to strengthen
triangular cooperation on the waste management areas shared by the
Developing webpage on ISWM, best
practices, and roster of experts of developing countries.
Strengthening the coordination role of
UNEP in providing technical assistance of ISWM, law and governance
to developing countries.
The participants expressed their appreciation
to the Government of Indonesia, UNEP and NAM CSSTC for their
excellent organization of the workshop. They also look forward to
having a strengthened cooperation in the areas of ISWM, wastes law
and governance among their countries and with the assistance of
relevant international and regional institutions.
Download Final Report Workshop Waste Mgmt Bali.doc