The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) and inaugurated today the ASEAN Circular Economy (CE) Stakeholder Platform Secretariat in Bangkok, Thailand. It will support the ASEAN region to achieve sustainable consumption and production and accelerate a transition to a circular economy.
Organised by the secretariat’s host institution, the ASEAN Centre for Sustainable Development Studies and Dialogue (ACSDSD), College of Management, Mahidol University (CMMU), together with the ASEAN Secretariat and the Delegation of the European Union to ASEAN, the inauguration was attended by representatives from the public and private sectors, civil society and international organisations. This milestone event happened after a two-day strategic scoping workshop to operationalise the CE stakeholder platform.
The ASEAN CE Stakeholder Platform Secretariat will host a platform for knowledge sharing and dialogue mechanisms where stakeholders from various sectors can share best practices and explore opportunities and obstacles to a shift to more circular practices in the ASEAN region.
September 15, 2022