2019/12/04

EANET National Awareness Workshop in Malaysia: Sharing and Learning!

The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC), Malaysia, and the Secretariat for the EANET organized National Awareness Workshop in 2019 in Putrajaya, Malaysia, from 26 to 28 November 2019 in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The workshop was organized to facilitate sharing and learning platforms and to increase understanding of issues related to the prevention of acid deposition and air pollution that contribute to the achievement of EANET objectives.

More than 100 national participants from government officials, academicians, non-government organizations, and private sectors attended the workshop. Through this workshop, the participants are expected to disseminate knowledge and information towards their peers or other potential groups.

In her Opening Remarks during the Opening Ceremony, Ms. Noorsham Binti Abdul Latip, Senior Undersecretary, MESTECC, emphasized the importance of international cooperation for the solution in tackling acid deposition problems.

The sessions of the workshop were designed to inform participants about EANET, its activities, and its benefits for participating countries. At the same time, the sessions also provided information on the impact of air quality on human health, issues related to air quality efforts, such as e-mobility and early warning systems of air pollution.