The 15th Tripartite Presidents Meeting among NIES, NIER and CRAES
The 15th Tripartite Presidents Meeting (TPM 15) among the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES; Japan), the National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER; Korea), and the Chinese Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES; China) will be held in Busan, Korea from October 30 to November 1, 2018.
The TPM is an annual meeting which has been held since 2004 with the objective of furthering environmental research in Japan, Korea, and China through efforts among NIES, NIER, and CRAES, the leading environmental research institutions in their respective countries. An International Workshop (IWS) will also be held as the side event of the TPM 15.
1. TPM 15
The three Presidents of NIES, NIER, and CRAES, and researchers affiliated with the three institutes will exchange information and discuss the progress and means for tripartite development of joint research activities and collaboration on October 30, 2018.
2. TPM 15 International Workshop
Every year at TPM an International Workshop on an annually designated theme is held to facilitate information exchange and further research collaboration among the three countries from the perspective of environmental issues in East Asia. In addition to the three Presidents and the researchers affiliated with the three institutes, researchers and administrators from Busan will come together to present and discuss on the theme of “Current Status and Future of Solid Waste Management and Treatment” on October 31, 2018.
3. Signing Ceremony of TPM 15 Joint Communiqué
The three Presidents of NIES, NIER, and CRAES will sign a Joint Communiqué on matters agreed at TPM 15 on October 31, 2018.
Note: The TPM 15 is closed to the public. The report on TPM 15 will be posted on NIES website.