SACEP is a partner to GPNM
The Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (GPNM) is a global partnership of governments, scientists, policy makers, private sector, NGOs and international organisations. The Partnership recognised the need for strategic advocacy and co-operation at the global level in order to communicate and trigger productive discussion not only on the complexity of the nutrient challenge but also the opportunities for cost effective policy and investment interventions by countries.
SACEP becomes partner to GPWM
SACEP became an institution participating in the Global Partnership on Waste Management (GPWM) in September 2012. The GPWM was launched in November 2010 to enhance international cooperation among stakeholders, identify and fill information gaps, share information and strengthen awareness, political will, and capacity to promote resource conservation and resource efficiency. The GPWM aims at establishing a coordinating forum for international organizations, governments, private sector, and other non-governmental entities, to build synergies and thus to avoid duplication of efforts.
IPLA Sub Regional Secretariat for South Asia
SACEP became the Sub Regional Secretariat for South Asia to the International Partnership for Expanding Waste Management Services of Local Authorities (IPLA) of the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) in May 2011.
SACEP becomes a partner to the UNEP’s PCFV programme
SACEP joined the UNEP’s programme on Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles (PCFV) in 2008. UNEP’s PCFV assists developing countries to reduce vehicular air pollution through the promotion of lead-free, low sulphur fuels and cleaner vehicle standards and technologies.
SACEP is a member of IMO’s Bio-fouling Correspondence Group
SASP/ SACEP is a member of IMO’s Bio-fouling Correspondence Group that was established at BLG 13 for the “Development of international measures for minimizing the translocation of invasive aquatic species through bio-fouling of ships”
SACEP becomes a member of ITMEMS4 ad-hoc Committee
During the INTERNATIONAL CORAL REEF INITIATIVE (ICRI) General Meeting held on April 2009 in Phuket,Thailand, SACEP has been nominated as a member of Ad-hoc committee on Fourth International Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management Symposium (ITMEMS4).The ITMEMS4 ad-hoc Committee is composed of ICRAN (as the chair), SPREP, GCRMN, Barbados, SACEP and the U.S. Department of State.
SACEP is a member of ICRI ad-hoc committee on East Asia Regional Workshop
The ad hoc Committee is extended until the next ICRI General Meeting under the chairmanship of Japan and the ICRI Secretariat, and will continue to include but not be limited to following members: COBSEA, Conservation International, Coral Cay Conservation, ICRAN, ICRI Forum, IUCN, JICA, Korea, Palau, SACEP, SCRFA, South Africa, Sue Wells, Thailand, TNC, UNEP-WCMC, USAID, Vietnam, World Fish Center, WWF.
Capacity Development/Training Opportunities for SACEP Member Countries
IPLA Global Forum 2013 on Sustainable Waste Management for the 21st Century Cities -Building Sustainable and Resilient Cities through Partnership will be held in the City of Borås, Sweden, on 9-11 September 2013.