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Session on e-waste policies, strategies and frameworks

​​​Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 14:30 – 17:30 (Room H)

The session on e-waste policies, strategies and frameworks took place prior to the ITU-D Study Group 2 Question 6/2 meeting on 10 October 2018 d​e​dicated to “ICTs and the environment”​.

Provisional programme

​14:30 - 14:40

Welcome and Setting the scene

​14:40 - 15:45

Session 1: Challenges and opportunities related to e-waste management

​​This session provided an overview on the current challenges and opportunities in e-waste management. As an important step towards addressing the e-waste challenge, panellists addressed the need to monitor and measure e-waste, raise awareness on the environmental and health risks derived from this type of waste, as well as the job opportunities e-waste offers.
​Q&A and interactive discussion

​15:45 - 16:00

​Coffee/tea break

​16:00 - 17:20

Session 2: Policies, strategies and best practices for the sound management of e-waste

This session ​focused on best practices, challenges and lessons learned with regards to the development of policy, legal and regulatory frameworks as well as shared information on international initiatives to tackle the e-waste problems.
Q&A and interactive discussion

​17:20 - 17:30

End of the session