The “Regional Workshop on Household E-Waste Management“ was conducted on 22nd and 23rd November 2017 at Le Meridien Hotel in Putrajaya. It was jointly organized by the DOE and JICA, and officiated by the Honourable Dato’ Sr. Dr. Azimuddin Bahari, Deputy Secretary General (Environment), NRE.
The workshop gathered 62 people including the representatives from the related government agencies in Malaysia, as well as the environmental officials from six neighboring countries, namely, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, R.O.C (Taiwan), and Singapore, aiming to provide a good platform and opportunity for them to exchange information and best practices on household e-waste management in each country.
Prior to the workshop, the Launching Ceremony was held with the participation of the the Honourable Mr. Hiroyuki Orikasa, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of Japan. In the Launching Ceremony, a certificate of appreciation were presented to the Pilot Project Partners (household e-waste collectors and recyclers) by the Honourable Dato’ Sr. Dr. Azimuddin Bahari, for their active cooperation to the Pilot Project. The newly produced video for public awareness raising was also shown in the Ceremony.