[OS-RP-49] The main objective of the session is to make planners, decision makers, urban designers, engineers, academicians, and communities in Asia more aware that there are innovative solutions that are available and that can be applied now. It also wishes to address the development and donor communities on the fact that the circular economy concept can have major social, economic and environmental impacts. There are interesting experiences in Asia that could benefit cities in other regions of the world. The session will start with a key note addressing what is understood by the concept of circular economy world wide, and will be followed by a series of short presentations made by panelists showing innovative Asian experiences on the circular economy. This will be followed by a discussion with the participants in a plenary arguing on the key messages to address to the community.
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• Kai Yun Tai, PUB Singapore, Singapore
• Professor Jiang, GWP China, China
• Josiane Nikiema, IWMI, Sri Lanka
• Prof. Seung ho Lee, Korea Water Forum, Korea
• (To be confirmed) WRI, India