The Working Group Meeting on drafting Think Piece (Vision Paper) and Agreement for Strengthening the Malé Declaration on Control and Prevention of Air Pollution and its Likely Transboundary Effect for South Asia (MD WG2022) was organised on 23 June 2022 on an online platform. The objective of the MD WG2022 was to discuss and brainstorm the vision of the Malé Declaration and review the draft of the Think Piece (Vision Paper) and the draft of the Agreement for strengthening the Malé Declaration.
More than 25 participants including the representatives of the National Focal Points (NFPs) and the National Implementing Agencies (NIAs) of the Malé Declaration member countries, namely, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, and the representatives of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), the Climate Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), and the Regional Facilitator of the Malé Declaration participated in the meeting. The meeting discussed and reviewed the draft of the Think Piece (Vision Paper) and the draft of the Agreement. These two documents will be further revised and will be approved at the IG to be organized soon.