Policy Manual on Wastewater released at Sixth Asia Pacific Urban Forum

A “Policy Guidance Manual on Wastewater Management” was released on the occasion of the Sixth Asia Pacific Urban Forum (APUF6) at Jakarta, Indonesia on 19 October 2015. Jointly produced by UN ESCAP, UN-Habitat and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the manual focuses on decentralized wastewater treatment systems. Releasing the manual was Dr. Thammarat Koottatep…

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Special Lecture on the “Neighborhood Effects of Ethnic Composition on Social Activities and Fertility among Marriage Immigrant Wives in South Korea” by Prof. Doo-Sub Kim on 30th October 2015

There will be a special lecture on the “Neighborhood Effects of Ethnic Composition on Social Activities and Fertility among Marriage Immigrant Wives in South Korea” by Prof. Doo-Sub Kim. Date: October 30, 2015 Time: 2:00-4:00 p.m. Venue: S101, Serd Building This study explores neighborhood effects of ethnic composition on social activities among marriage immigrant wives in…

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Dr. Indrajit Pal of DPMM visits Kathmandu, Nepal for Regional Earthquake Recovery Dialogue for Building Back Better from 1-2 October 2015

In the aftermath of catastrophic Nepal Earthquake of 2015, DPMM was actively involved in several activities through it expertise. As we are aware that Nepal recovery process is going on in the short, medium and long term perspectives with the multiple funding agencies. UNESCAP Bangkok is playing a major role in the entire recovery and…

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Contributions to 6th Asia Pacific Urban Forum 19-21 October 2015, Jakarta by Dr.Shobhakar Dhakal

Dr.Shobhakar Dhakal was invited to speak to the plenary session at Asia Pacific Urban Forum 19-21 Oct 2015 in Jakarta (http://www.unescap.org/events/apuf6). This was a major regional conference (once in 4-5 years) with 900 people registered and organized by UNESCAP. The plenary session for which he was invited was on 21st October 8.30-10 AM titled “Climate-smart…

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Seminar on “Green Mega Urban for Transit Oriented Development” organized by AIT in partnership with University of Indonesia (UI), 21 October 2015

Seminar on “Green Mega Urban for Transit Oriented Development” organized by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in partnership with University of Indonesia (UI) 21st October 2015 at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. Background A number of large cities in developing countries are getting urbanized rapidly. But this rapid urbanization comes with a cost that the cities are often…

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Prof. Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh attends two workshops in Potsdam, Germany from 26th Sep – 4th Oct 2015

Prof. Kim Oanh joined 2 workshops during her 1 week trip to Germany: 1) “IASS/IGAC Mini-Workshop on Doing good atmospheric chemistry research in an inter- and transdisciplinary environment” and 2) “30th International Global Atmospheric Chemistry Scientific Steering Committee (IGAC SSC) meeting” taking place from September 28th – October 1st 2015 in Potsdam, Germany. The IGAC…

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Special Lecture on “Development of explicit photochemical modeling and its application in Asia Pacific region” by Dr. Sean Lam

You are cordially invited to a special lecture on “Development of explicit photochemical modeling and its application in Asia Pacific region” by Dr. Sean Lam, Senior Air Quality Engineer, Pacific Environment Limited, Australia. It will be held as follow: Date: Thursday, 15 October 2015 Time: 15:00-16:00 hrs. Place: S-101 (SERD’s Meeting room) Abstract A photochemical…

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Dr. Anil Kumar Anal delivered as Guest Lecture on “Delivery and Controlled Release of Bioactive and Live Cells in Food and Neutraceuticals” on 7 October 2015 in Mahidol University.

Dr. Anil Kumar Anal, Associate Professor and Coordinator, Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology (FEBT) FoS, Food, Agriculture and Bio Systems (FABS) Cluster, School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) of AIT was invited as Guest Lecturer in Kanchanaburi Campus of Mahidol University to provide his insight on the emerging issues, and possible technological advancement to…

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SERD Dean Prof. C. Visvanathan attends IPLA Forum in Moscow, Russia from 6-8 October, 2015

The United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Federal Supervisory Natural Resources Management Service and  International Centre for Best Technologies (ICBET) organized the IPLA global Forum from 6-8  October, 2015 in Moscow, Russia.  AIT is  currently  taking the responsibility of the global secretariat function of IPLA. The major theme of this year IPLA forum was…

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