2019 Practitioners’ Workshop on Solid Waste Law Enforcement
Date: Dec. 3, 2019
The Practitioners’ Workshop on Solid Waste Law Enforcement (PWSWE) was held in Taichung from December 3-5, 2019. Senior experts from the US EPA were invited to share law enforcement practices throughout the three-day workshop. During the event participants also gained valuable experience learning about the practical operation of environmental analysis instruments.
To strengthen the relationships between New Southbound countries and Taiwan, the workshop invited government officials from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, and the Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network. In addition, Taiwan’s environmental law enforcement personnel were invited to share their experiences.
The workshop aimed to improve environmental law enforcement practices through the sharing of achievements and experience in law enforcement from the US and Taiwan. Participants from New Southbound countries also had the opportunity to discuss what they need in order to establish sound law enforcement systems in their respective countries.