The 3rd International Conference on Waste Management and Technology was organized by Basel Convention Coordinating Center for Asia and the Pacific (BCRC China) on November 5-7, 2008 in Tsinhgua University, Beijing, China. Relying on this conference, BCRC China organized the Consultation Workshop on Regional Needs of Stockholm Convention Implementation in Asia-Pacific Region on November 7, 2008, in Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
The representatives officially nominated by Official Contact Points of China, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines and Sri Lanka attended the consultation workshop. The representative from Secretariat of Basel Convention also attended the workshop as an observer.
On the workshop, Professor Li Jinhui, the executive secretary of BCRC China, gave an introduction on the history, framework and activities of BCRC China, as well as the work plan which was developed and submitted to Secretariat of Stockholm Convention on September 2008 by BCRC China. Convention implementation needs of each participated country were reported and discussed ardently. And the helpful and important comments and suggestions were given by the representatives for updating of work plan and further development of project proposal.