Liberia Environmental Sustainability Forum

Event Type: 
Conference
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 8:00am to Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 5:00pm
Washington, D.C.
Event Sponsor: 
National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)

The Liberia Environmental Sustainability  Forum will bring together key stakeholders in the areas of environment and development from Liberia, the USA and other parts of the world. The focus of the Forum is Organizational, Institutional and Technical CapacityBuilding for the Environmental Protection Agency of Liberia (EPA of Liberia).

The Forum will provide a platform for discussion of the numerous environmental challenges that the country is facing. The meeting will also allow the EPA to present to its partners its five year strategic plan.

 

This Forum will bring together officials from the Liberian government, the private sector, technical experts and citizen activists to share perspectives, experiences and put forward ideas and solutions to support an effective environmental sustainability program for Liberia.  The Forum will focus on how to build capacity in the EPA and in the nation and advance partnerships to help Liberia to address critical environmental and developmental issues regarding natural resources management, air pollution, waste management, environmental education, climate change, water pollution, renewable energy, biodiversity conservation, deforestation, environmental law and justice, and a proposed Environmental Research Center (ERC).

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