​​​​​The 3rd International Forum on Transboundary Air Pollution

  8 September 2023
     Seoul, Republic of Korea​, Hybrid Event
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The 3rd International Forum on Transboundary Air Pollution (IFTAP) was held on 8 September 2023 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, in commemoration of the 3rd International Day of Clean Air for blue skies. The forum was a hybrid event, with both in-person and virtual components, and brought together experts, policymakers, scientists, and other stakeholders from the Northeast Asia region and beyond. 

The forum focused on the following key topics:

  • The current status and response strategies for air pollution in Northeast Asia
  • Lessons and implications drawn from Europe's scientific and data-based approaches to air pollution
  • The mutual benefits of addressing climate change and air pollution
  • Envisioning a regional modality on air pollution in the Northeast Asia and the Asia Pacific .

Dr. Ram Lal Verma represented the AIT RRC.AP and served as one of the resource speakers in the forum’s session 1: Addressing Air Pollution in Northeast Asia: Where we are and the Way Forward. The title of his topic is “Air Quality Trends and Policy Measures in Northeast Asia”.