The Global Partnership on Waste Management

The GPWM is an open-ended partnership for international organizations, Governments, businesses, academia, local authorities and NGOs. It was launched in November 2010 to enhance international cooperation among stakeholders, identify and fill information gaps, share information and strengthen awareness, political will, and capacity to promote resource conservation and resource efficiency.

Latest Highlights


The Global Partnership on Waste Management Addresses the Waste Crisis

 


180 participants from over 40 countries attended the GPWM Biennium Conference

 


Richard Samans, Executive Director of the Global Green Growth Institute, in his keynote address

The Global Partnership on Waste Management held its first biennium conference on 5 and 6 November 2012 in Osaka, Japan. The key message of the conference was “waste matters”. read more...

 

Lead Partners

  UNEP IETC
International Environmental Technology Centre
UNEP SCP
Sustainable Consumtion and Production Branch
UNEP DEPI
Division of Environmental Policy Implementation


 

Calendar of Events


The March 2014 Newsletter is available!

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The December 2013 Newsletter is available!
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The September 2013 Newsletter is available!
Read more to find out about the latest news surrounding the waste management discourse around the world. read more ...
The June 2013 GPWM Newsletter is available
Read more about the GPWM, a global partnership network that provides information on the latest waste initiatives and more. read more ...
The March 2013 Newsletter is available!
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The December 2012 GPWM Newsletter is published!
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GPWM conference in Osaka
GPWM  conference took place in Osaka from 5 to 6 November 2012. read more ...
The GPWM holds its first biennium conference
180 waste experts from around the world met in Osaka to discuss challenges and opportunities in waste management. read more... 
IETC's 20th Anniversary
The International Environmental Technology Centre celebrated its 20th anniversary during the first GPWM biennium conference. Read more 
The September 2012 GPWM Newsletter is published!
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Call for interns to support the work under the GPWM. Apply Now!
The GPWM secretariat is looking for undergraduate and graduate-level students interested in a three-months internship at the International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) in Osaka, Japan. read more ...
New features on the GPWM Information Platform
New features include Maps of ongoing activities, Country needs assessment analysis, Country waste management profiles and Waste management guidelines. read more... 
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