1st Global Network Conference on Resource Efficient
and Cleaner Production
The 1st Global Conference on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production
was held in Luzerne, Switzerland between 19 and 23 October 2009.
UNIDO and UNEP cooperate to advance sustainable industrial development
and consumption and production in developing and transition countries.
Specifically their joint
Programme on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP)
aims to improve resource efficiency and environmental performance
of businesses and other
organisations. One of the modalities for networking in the Programme
is through global meetings of the RECP Network.The discussions
during the 2009 RECP Network meeting focused on the operational
aspects of the implementation of the Joint UNIDO-UNEP RECP Programme.
The 2009 RECP Network Meeting was structured and planned with
the specific objectives to:
- Update Network Members on the revised UNIDO-UNEP RECP Programme
and contribute to further alignment of the activities of the
RECP Network members (in particular the existing NCPCs/NCPPs)
with the global programme and vice versa;
- Define modalities for operation and governance of the UNIDO-UNEP
RECP Network, including membership criteria, entitlements, benefits,
rights and obligations;
- Gather and consolidate achievements, lessons learned and policy
and other recommendations from the RECP Network members for
preparation of specific inputs to the Sessions of the Commission
for Sustainable Development (CSD) on Sustainable Consumption
and Production in May 2010 and May 2011; and
- Identify specific opportunities for thematic, regional and
otherwise multi-country substantive projects for development
and implementation under the global UNIDO-UNEP RECP Programme.
114 participants attended the Conference. Click here for the
57 parties expressed interest in setting-up the Global RECP network.
Participants at the 1st
Global Conference on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production,
Luzerne, Switzerland, 19-23 October 2009
19-23 October 2009