Capacity Building Training for Mongolian Experts in Eco-Labeling

Date & Location : 

1-3 May 2012, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Capacity Building Training for Mongolian Experts in Eco-labeling was jointly organized by the UNESCAP Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia (SRO-ENEA), Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism (MONET), and Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) on 1-3 May in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

The training programme on 1-2 May provided a platform for more than 35 experts from China, Japan, Mongolia, Republic of Korea, and Russian Federation to (1) raise awareness of Mongolian officials and experts on the overall framework of eco-labeling programme in China, Japan, Republic of Korea, and Russian Federation, (2) review eco-labeling initiatives in Mongolia, and (3) identify potential areas of collaboration on eco-labeling programme.

In addition to a two-day subregional workshop, a special consultation workshop between Republic of Korea and Mongolia was held on 3 May 2012 to develop potential areas of bilateral cooperation on eco-labeling programme.

 

Programme

 

Day 1: Sharing Knowledge and Experience 

Introduction to the Training and the Work of NEASPEC on Eco-Labeling

Overview of Eco-labeling in China, Japan, Republic of Korea, and the Russian Federation

  •  China, Ms. Wencong YUE, China Environmental United Certification Center Co., Ltd
  •  Japan, Mr. Ryo OHSAWA, Japan Environment Association (JEA)
  •  ROK, Dr. Soung-an KWON, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI)
  •  Russia, Mr. Semyon GORDYSHEVSKIY, NP Ecological Union

Assessing the Effects of Eco-Labeling Programmes 

  •  China, Ms. Wencong YUE, China Environmental United Certification Center Co., Ltd
  •  Japan, Mr. Takashi FUJISAKI, Japan Environment Association (JEA)
  •  ROK, Mr. Seunghwan JEON, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI)
  •  Russia, Ms. Natalia GALECHIAN, NP Ecological Union

Eco-labeling Programme: Scheme, Products Category, Criteria, and Certification Procedures 

  •  China, Ms. Qiuwei Deng, China Quality Mark Certification Group Product Certification Co. Ltd
  •  Japan, Mr. Takashi FUJISAKI, Japan Environment Association (JEA)
  •  ROK, Mr. Seunghwan JEON, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI)
  •  Russia, Ms. Yullia GRACHEVA, Technical Director, NP Ecological Union

 

Day 2: Peer Review and Consultation on Mongolian Programme 

 

Day 3: In-depth Review of Eco-labeling Programme: the case of Rep. of Korea 

 

List of Participants 

 

NEASPEC Secretariat