Regional Workshop on Monitoring of Marine and Riverine Plastic Pollution in the ASEAN Region in collaboration with Center for Southeast Asia Studies (CSEAS) Agenda
Rivers transport litter to beaches and wind and water currents determine its deposition. Litter composition is characteristic of each river and attributable to human influences. Strongly persistent, buoyant items make up the main share of riverine and beach litter.
• Objectives: The Regional Workshop on Monitoring of Marine and Riverine Plastic Pollution in the ASEAN Region will focus to identifying the different methods of plastic pollution monitoring and elaborating more harmonized approach to the design of sampling programs.
• Description of event : This event will be conducted in the format of hybrid workshop; both in-person and virtual workshop sessions. At least 30
representatives (18 from 9 ASEAN Countries and 12 from Indonesia). The participants are from the ASEAN Member States officials (government) and academia will be invited to this event.
• Output/s: Sharing and compiling information about marine and riverine plastic monitoring methods.