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Laut Sehat - Healthy Ocean - Solid Waste Management Symposia - 2018, 2019 Indonesia
by Indonesian Waste Platform (Other relevant actor)
In collaboration with the Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Marine & Fisheries and district governments Republic of Indonesia, ADUPI Indonesian Plastic Recycling Association and other stakeholders we organise Solid Waste Management Symposia throughout Indonesia.
Goal: Improving Waste Management & Less waste to ocean

These 2-day symposia focus on:
- Identification waste issues and situation at each location together with participants (local government, universities, grass root organisations, industry/companies/tourism stakeholders)
- Engaging local stakeholders in Indonesia's National Plan of Action on Marine Plastics Debris 2017-2025
- Offering practical solutions such as waste education in schools and establishment of school waste banks, direct connections to the Indonesian recycling network, 'know your waste' , technical solutions for local recycling
- Raising awareness & human behaviour change towards littering and reducing single use packaging and other materials
- Raising awareness about waste sources from rivers to ocean https://www.theoceancleanup.com/sources/
- Formulation of short-term feasible action plans
- Connect local stakeholders to the larger Indonesian Waste Platform network
- Support the establishment of Uncommon Collaborations
- Continuous follow-up support and promotion continuous active local stakeholder involvement

On 7 & 8 November 2017 we organised Solid Waste Management Symposium Toraja in Rantepao, Toraja Utara, Sulawesi
This is link to the report, including video documentation https://drive.google.com/file/d/13S2oI5OAckjGpjT28wC40gbslq8lGRrb/view?usp=sharing

These symposia are based on Collective Approach and are open to any stakeholder willing to contribute regarding expertise and knowledge sharing

Tentative dates and locations 2018-2019:
20-21 Feb 2018 - Mandalika
22-23 May 2018 - Toba
24-25 July 2018 Borobudur
25-26 Sept 2018 Raja Ampat
20-21 Nov 2018 Palu

2019 Sabang, Pulau Seribu, Makassar, Manado, Wakatobi

Progress reports
Solid Waste Management Symposia scheduled in 2018
Solid Waste Management Symposia scheduled in 2019
In-kind contribution
ADUPI contributing expertise
In-kind contribution
District government supporting for venue
In-kind contribution
Various stakeholders contributing expertise
Basic information
Time-frame: 2017 - 2019
Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs, Republic of Indonesia (government) , Ministry of Marine & Fisheries, Republic of Indonesia (Government) , District governments (government) ADUPI Indonesian Plastic Recycling Association (Other relevant Actor)
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
  • South Pacific
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Nina van Toulon, Hub coordinator, nina@indonesianwaste.org, +62 81353446507 (HP and WA) +31651368664
Jakarta / Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
Other SDGs
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