6th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Programme

DAY 1, Monday 9 February 2015

10:00 -

14:00

Registration
08:30 – 12:30

Field Trip

  • Option A:
    • Johor Bahru City Centre and Nusajaya (Flagship A and B)
    • Theme: Heritage and Culture
  • Option B:
    • Kg. Sg. Melayu (Flagship B)
    • Theme: Ecotourism and Community Environmental Conservation
12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:25 Opening Session
 

Johor State Anthem - Lagu Negeri Johor

National Anthem - Negaraku

Doa Recital

Opening Speech

Mr. Soichiro Seki, Vice-Minister for Global Environmental Affairs, Ministry of the Environment, Japan

YB. Datuk Halimah Mohd Sadique, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Malaysia   

Official Opening Ceremony

Keynote Presentation

Malaysia and ASEAN Community Beyond 2015: Moving Towards Sustainable, Resilient and Inclusive Communities  

YBhg. Datin Paduka Dr. Dahlia Rosly, Director General, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Malaysia.

  Photo Session, Coffee Break and Press Conference
15:55 – 17:25 Plenary Session 1: The ASEAN Community: Beyond 2015
 

Objectives: 

To discuss proposed directions for strengthening regional cooperation activities on ESC, particularly under the 18-country EAS EMM framework, by building on the achievements and synergies of: (i) the High Level Seminar on ESC; (ii) ASEAN ESC Model Cities Programme; and (iii) core initiatives of the ASEAN Working Group on ESC, such as the ASEAN ESC Indicators and ASEAN ESC Awards.  Session was conduected in a conversational manner.  The presentations of those panelists who requested to give formal presentations are linked below.

Chairs:

  • Overall Chair (Prof. Ryokichi Hirono, Professor Emeritus, Seikei University)
  • Overall Co-Chair (YBhg. Datin Paduka Dr. Dahlia Rosly, Director General, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Malaysia)

Panelists:

  • ASEAN SecretariatMs. Natalia Derodofa, Senior Officer, Environment Division
  • ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC)Dr. Vann Monyneath, Chair
  • Brunei Darussalam – Mr. Shahrom Suhaimi, Commissioner of Town and Country Planning, Department of Town and Country Planning, Ministry of Development
  • Cambodia – Mr. Pak Sokharavuth, Deputy Director of the Pollution Control Department, Ministry of Environment
  • Lao PDRMr. Sengdara Douangmyxay, Deputy Director, Urban Planning Division, Department of Housing and Urban Planning, Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT)
  • Malaysia
    • Dr. Shamsaini Shamsuddin, Director, The National Land Use Information Division, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning and
    • YBhg. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA)
  • Myanmar – Mr. Aung Thu Kyaw, Assistant Director, Environmental Conservation Department, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry
  • Philippines – Ms. Corazon Davis, Assistant Secretary for Administration and Finance, Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Singapore – Mr. Tan Junyuan Christopher, Deputy Director, Environmental Policy Division, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources
  • ThailandMr. Suphot Tovichakchaikul, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Viet Nam – Dr. Do Nam Thang, Vice Director, International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment
17:25 - 17:40 Introduction to the Thematic Sessions
20:00 - 22:00

Welcome Dinner

Co-Hosted by the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government, Malaysia and the Ministry of the Environment, Japan

 

DAY 2, Tuesday, 10 February 2015

08:00 -

09:00

Registration
09:00 - 12:30 Thematic Sessions
  Thematic A: ASEAN ESC Cities Part 1

(Orchid 1)

Thematic B: Capitalising on Opportunities for Air Quality Action

(Orchid 3)

Thematic C: Decarbonising Cities

(Orchid 2)

09:00 - 10:30

Chair:  Dr. Vann Monyneath, Chair, AWGESC

Co-Chair: Ms. Natalia Derodofa, Senior Officer, Environment Division, ASEAN Secretariat

Ms. Rosmarini, Secretary, Environment Agency, City of Balikpapan

"Malang Towards a Green City" Mr. Arif Dermawan, Programme Coordinator, Malang City Environmental Board, Government of Malang City

"Chiang Rai: A Livable and Happy City" Ms. Woranut Prihiran, Assistant Director, Chiang Rai Municipality

"Phichit Municipality: A Livable City Towards ASEAN ESC" Mr.Anucha Srisutiruk,  Deputy Mayor, Phichit Municipality  

"Project for Supporting the Role Model of ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Cities" Mr.Vijai Amaralikit, Mayor, Panusnikhom Municipality

"The Role Model on ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable Promoting Project" Mr.Srisuk Saenyotkham, Mayor, Renunakhon Municipality

"ASEAN ESC Model Cities" Acting  Mayor Poonsak  Chotkamphonpong, Municipal Clerk, Nongteng Municipality

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair: Ms Mary Jane Ortega, Member, Board of Trustees of Clean Air Asia

Co-Chair: Mr. Boyd Jouman, Senior Vice President (Environment), IRDA

"Opportunities for leapfrogging air quality action" Ms. Kaye Patdu, Air Quality Program Manager, Clean Air Asia

"Roll-out of Clean Air Plan Development in the ASEAN Region" Mr. Roland Haas, Programme Director, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ)

"Work on Air Pollution Prevention and Control in Shenzhen, China" Dr. Zijuan Lan, Habitation and Environment Commission, Shenzhen Municipal People's Government

"The Air Quality Improvement Measures
in Seoul Metropolitan Area"
Ms. Nakyung Hwang, Deputy Director, Air Quality Management Division, Ministry of the Environment, Republic of Korea

"Environmental Sustainability Programs" Engr. Elisa P. Madrazo, City Environment & Natural Resources Office, City of Davao

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chair: Dr. Tadashi Matsumoto, Senior Policy Analyst, Regional Development Policy Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Co-Chair:  Dr. Junichi Fujino, Senior Researcher, National Institute for Environment Studies (NIES)

"Toyama: Creating a Compact City" Mr. Masashi Mori, Mayor of Toyama

Ms. Ivy Wong, Vice President, Environment, IRDA

Mr. Deosdino Chrishna Swastama, Environmental Rehabilitation Division, City of Bandung

"Developing a Low Carbon Society Under Collaboration Between Bandung and Kawasaki" Dr. Akira Ogihara, Manager, Project and Research Section,  Urban and the Environment Division, Kawasaki Environment Research Institute, City of Kawasaki

Ms. Tassanee Artwichit, Sanitary Technical Officer, Department of Environment, Bangkok Metropolitan Adminstration (BMA)

"Smart City Management and City to City Collaboration" Mr. Toru Hashimoto, Director, International Technical Cooperation, City of Yokohama

Ms. Cao Thi Lan Anh, Deputy Head, Legislation Division, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, City of Haiphong

"Creating Low-Carbon Cities in Asia through Intercity Cooperation" Mr. Kengo Ishida, Executive Director, Asian Center for Low Carbon Society, Environmental Bureau, City of Kitakyushu

"Low-carbon Ho Chi Minh City Development with Joint-Crediting Mechanism" Dr. Dao Anh Kiet, Director, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Ho Chi Minh City

"Ho Chi Minh City - Osaka City Cooperating Project for Developing a Low Carbon City" Mr. Makoto Mihara, City of Osaka

Ms. Rotchana Phouangmanivang, Head of Environmental Division, Department of Natural Resources and Environment of Vientiane Capital

"Project to Create Low-Carbon City of Kyoto" Mr. Takuya Matsuura, Section Manager, Environment Policy Bureau, City of Kyoto

 

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
  Thematic D: ASEAN ESC Cities Part 2

(Orchid 3)

Thematic E: Governance and Community Engagement

(Orchid 2)

Thematic F: Resiliency

(Orchid 1)

11:00 - 12:30

Chair: Mr. Sengdara Douangmyxay, Deputy Director, Urban Planning Division, MPWT, Lao PDR

Co-Chair: Mr. Yutaka Fukase, Director, Global Environment Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency

"Laos Pilot Program for Narrowing the Development Gap towards ASEAN Integration (LPP)" Mr. Khouankham Vongkhamsao, Department of Planning, Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), Lao PDR

"ESC Promotion by MONRE/PCD together with LPP/LPPE in Lao PDR" Mr. Vanhxay Phiomanyvone, Deputy Director, Pollution Management Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), Lao PDR

"ESC Promotion by the Ministry of Public Works and Transport of Lao PDR" Mr. Sengdara Douangmyxay, Deputy Director, Urban Planning Division, MPWT, Lao PDR

"Pursat City" Mr. Thay Chantha, Director, Department of Environment, Pursat Province

"Model of Environmentally Friendly Residential Area in Da Nang City" Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, Vice Head, Environmental Protection Agency, City of Da Nang

"JICA’s Activities for ESC Promotion" Mr. Yutaka Fukase, Director, Global Environment Department, JICA

 

 

 

Chair: Mr. Abdul Jamil Arshad, Director, Research and Development Division, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning

Co-Chair: Ms. Aisa Tobing, Deputy Secretary General, CITYNET

"Measuring Sustainability Cities and Community Wellbeing through the Malaysian Urban Rural National Indicators Network (MURNInets)" Dr. Azmizam Abdul Rashid, Principal Assistant Director, Research and Development Division, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning

"'Sentuhan Kasih' : A Sustainable Community For Inclusive Development in FELDA" Mr. Abdul Malek Jalil, Director, National Food Storage, FELDA, Malaysia

"River of Life" Tn. Hj. Nurazizi Mokhtar, Director, Physical Planning Division, Kuala Lumpur City Council, Malaysia

Ms. Kim, Ju-ran, Team Manager, Green City Experience Center, Green City Department, City of Gangneung

Mr. M. Dadang Basuki, Head of Division, Division of Monitoring and Recovery of Environmental Quality, City of Tangerang

"Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2015" Mr. Tan Junyuan Christopher, Deputy Director, Environmental Policy Division, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Singapore

 

Chair: Ms. Milag San Jose- Ballesteros, Regional Director for Southeast Asia and Oceania, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

Co-Chair: Ms. Lillian Mercado,  Deputy Regional Director for Campaigns and Policy, Oxfam

"Phnom Penh Resilience City" Mr. Chiek Ang, Director, Environmental Department of Phnom Penh Capital City

"Legazpi City: Disaster Response and Resiliency Initiatives" Engr. Gilbert C. Gonzales, Regional Director, DENR Region V, City of Legazpi

Mr. Gyesoo Jung, Assistant Manager, Korea Environment Corporation

"Building Urban Climate Change Resilience in Southeast Asia" Mr. Vic Aquitania, Regional Director, ICLEI South East Asia Office

Ms. Lauren Sorkin, Platform Director, 100 Resilient Cities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
  Plenary Session 2: Reporting Back By Session Chairs
 
  • Overall Chair (Prof. Ryokichi Hirono, Professor Emeritus, Seikei University)
  • Co-Chair (YBhg. Datin Paduka Dr. Dahlia Rosly, Director General, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning Malaysia)
  Plenary Session 3: Introduction to the ASEAN ESC Cooperation Bazaar
  Plenary Session 4: ASEAN ESC Cooperation Bazaar (Exhibition Poster Session)
 

Objectives:

To further facilitate exchange and knowledge in a relaxed and informal session, the Seminar will host a poster session inviting posters from all of the ASEAN ESC Model Cities, attending national governments, other cities as well as supporting organisations and private companies.

  Plenary Session 5: Discussion on Chairs' Summary
 

Chairs:

  • Overall Chair (Prof. Ryokichi Hirono, Professor Emeritus, Seikei University)
  • Co-Chair (YBhg. Datin Paduka Dr. Dahlia Rosly, Director General, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Malaysia)
17:00 - 18:00 Closing Session
 
  • Dr. Vann Monyneath, Chair, ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (AWGESC)
  • YBhg. Datin Paduka Dr. Dahlia Rosly, Director General, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Malaysia