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Newsletter No.47

Dumping Yard and Collecting Waste in Chittagong and Weihai
Dumping Yard and Collecting Waste in Chittagong (topside) and Weihai (downside)

FEATURE: Population and Environmental Protection in Urban Planning

1. AUICK First 2006 Workshop
AUICK held the First 2006 Workshop under the theme of "Population and Environmental Protection in Urban Planning" in Kobe, Japan, from 19 to 30 June 2006, with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Kobe City Government. AUICK invited nine participants from nine AUICK Associated Cities and three special participants. More

2. City Reports and Action Plans
During the workshop the participants made a presentation on the outline of their cities and action plans which they were expected to implement upon their return. The summary of their city reports and action plans is as follows:
»Chittagong, Bangladesh by Mr. Kazi Mobassher Ahmed Hashemi
»Weihai, China by Mr. Pingyi Sun
»Chennai, India by Mr. V. R. Gurumurthy
»Surabaya, Indonesia by Ms. Henny Dwi Ferita
»Kuantan, Malaysia by Mr. Nazruddin bin Ismail
»Faisalabad, Pakistan by Mr. Ishfaq Ahmad
»Olongapo, Philippines by Ms. Marvic Jadulco Nierras
»Khon Kaen, Thailand by Mr. Thotsaphon Wong-Asa
»Danang, Vietnam by Mr. Dung Viet Dang
»Environmental Indicators of Each City

3. UNFPA Seminar 2006
AUICK held the UNFPA Seminar jointly with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Tokyo Office at Kobe International House from 1:30 pm to 4:00pm, Friday 23 June 2006. The seminar, subtitled "Population, Urban Development and Environment in Asia," was organized as a forum of AUICK's First 2006 Workshop open to the public, and attended by 160 people. More

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4. AUICK Approach to Management Information System
AUICK initiated the process of "mainstreaming" its activities into UNFPA country programs in 2005 as recommended by Dr. Sultan Aziz, Director of Asia and the Pacific Division of UNFPA and Dr. G. Giridhar, Director of UNFPA Country Support Team (CST) in Bangkok. One aspect of this new strategy involves the establishment of a Management Information System (MIS) in Surabaya, Indonesia, Khon Kaen, Thailand, and Danang, Vietnam. More

5. Visit to AUICK Associate Cities
AUICK sent a delegation to Danang, Vietnam, and Chittagong, Bangladesh from 28 May to 7 June, for monitoring the activities. Both cities are AUICK Associate Cities (AACs).
»Danang
»Chittagong

6. Tatsuo Yada to Chair AUICK
Following the resignation of Mr. Kazutoshi Sasayama, Mr. Tatsuo Yada, Mayor of Kobe City assumed the chairmanship of the Asian Urban Information Center of Kobe (AUICK) on 1 April 2006. More

7. Committee Meetings


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CONTENTS

Newsletter No.47

FEATURE:
Population and Environmental Protection in Urban Planning

1. AUICK First 2006 Workshop

2. City Reports and Action Plans
»Chittagong
»Weihai
»Chennai
»Surabaya
»Kuantan
»Faisalabad
»Olongapo
»Khon Kaen
»Danang
»Environmental Indicators of Each City

3. UNFPA Seminar 2006

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4. AUICK Approach to Management Information System

5. Visit to AUICK Associate Cities
»Danang
»Chittagong

6. Tatsuo Yada to Chair AUICK

7. Committee Meetings
»Executive Committee


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