The 3rd International Forum on Transboundary Air Pollution
8 September 2023
Seoul, Republic of Korea, Hybrid Event
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”.