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"Sustainable e-waste management in Costa Rica"

​Day 2 
15​ December 2021

​09:00 - 09:15 (CST)
16:00 - 16:15 (CET)
Opening Remarks
09:15 - 10:30​ (CST)
16:15 - 17:30 (CET)
​Session 1: E-waste management in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has embarked on remarkable journey to address the e-waste challenge. The country has implemented policies and standards that aim t​​o enhance their capacities to management e-waste sustainably. This session will be joined by representatives from Costa Rica who will be sharing their experiences in e-waste management.​

Moderator: Olga Segura, Integral Waste Management Planning Coordinator, Ministry of Health, Costa Rica​

Questions & Answers
​10:30 - 10:45 (CST)
17:30 - 17:45 (CET)
​Short Break
​10:45 - 11:55 (CST)
17:45 - 18:55 (CET)
​Session 2: Applying ITU-T standards at the country level: the case of Costa Rica

Costa Rica has implemented ITU-T standards to improve the management of e-waste. This session will provide an overview of the experience of Costa Rica in implementing ITU-T standards. The session is ideal for prospective countries and cities looking to use ITU standards to reduce the environment risks of e-waste.

Moderator: Olga Segura, Integral Waste Management Planning Coordinator, Ministry of Health, Costa Rica

[Presentation: English ​Spanish​]

​Questions & Answers
11:55 - 12:00​ (CST)
18:55 - 19:00 (CET)
Closing Remarks​