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2019 Youth Sustainability Conference

Klang Valley: 1 – 4 August 2019

Building Bridges for Sustainable Consumption and Production (BBS4SCP 3.0) is a Youth Sustainability Conference held from 1st – 4th August at De Palma Hotel, Shah Alam. It hosted local and international youths aged 18 to 30 years old with the theme ‘What’s with Plastics?’. MIMA’s  Centre for Coastal and Marine Environment was invited to speak at the conference and participate in the exhibition.

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Parallel ThinkShop Session

1033Participants at the Parallel ThinkShop on introducing MIMA’s Clean Coast Index (CCI) and Manual demonstration of CCI method

Plastics are the most common form of beach litter, which is sometimes found in small fragments known as microplastics. MIMA’s study on the “Management of Coastal Litter” proposed the Clean Coast Index (CCI) as a tool to monitor and measure the cleanliness of coastal areas in Malaysia, using plastics as an indicator. The session provided participants better understanding of the method used to measure beach cleanliness and to develop new experimental opportunities for the management of coastal litter.

Exhibition held at the Paradigm Mall

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MIMA’s booth at the exhibition

MIMA participated in the exhibition, which was held in Paradigm Mall. It aimed to disseminate knowledge, hands-on experience, and skills in relation to the programme’s theme to young participants and the general public.

1035BB4SCP 3.0 Forum and the closing ceremony speech by Dr Nagulendran, the Deputy Secretary General (Environment & Climate Change), MESTECC

In his closing remarks, Dr. Nagulendran, TKSU MESTECC stressed on the importance of youth’s involvement in addressing the issue. He also elaborated on the Ministry’s plans to address circular economy and the use of technology to further develop relevant initiatives as solutions for plastic litter.

MIMA looks forward to contributing further to national aspirations on the matter, and will continue to make contributions towards youth and public awareness on environmental challenges.

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