18 August 2015, Maleâ€™;
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dunya Maumoon chaired one of the country breakout sessions of the Sixth Regional 3R Forum in Asian and the Pacific being held in the Maldives. Todayâ€™s session was specifically devoted to countryâ€™s major achievements and initiatives on the implementation of Hai Noi 3R Declaration (2013-2023).
During her opening remarks, Minister highlighted the challenges faced by the Maldives as a small island developing state and reiterated Governmentâ€™s commitment towards establishing proper waste management systems. Minister further highlighted on the important link of the 3Râ€™s for achieving the sustainable development goals and the Post 2015 development Agenda.
During the session, country presentations were delivered by eight countries including the Maldives, which reflected on the major achievements and initiatives on the implementation of the Hai Noi 3R Declaration.
The 6th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific is held from 16-19 August 2015 at Dharubaaruge.