Tribun Bali are reporting that the Australian Consulate-General (Consulate General) in Bali held a seminar with a number of teachers and students from the New Colombo Plan Mobility Program (NCP) of Murdoch University, Australia, at the Coral Triangle Center (CTC) in Sanur on Monday.
The Seminar was on Waste Management and New and Renewable Energy and was aimed at sharing ideas, encouraging new and creative thinking, showcasing local solutions, and building partnerships to address the challenges of waste management and New and Renewable Energy in Australia and Indonesia.
The seminar was presented by Amelia Fyfield, from the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Rili Djohani from CTC, Made Janur Yasa from Plastic Exchange in a panel discussion moderated by Associate Prof. Martin Anda from Murdoch University, report Tribun Bali.
Workshops with related themes were also held with Andrew Hayim De Vries from the Waste Plant, Arief Noerhidayat from Comestoarra, Olivia Purba from Greenhope, Ewa Wojkowska from Kopernik and Prof. Ida Ayu Dwi Giriantari from Udayana University and moderated by NCP students from Murdoch University who are currently conducting studies related to waste management and renewable energy in Bali.
“This seminar is being held at the right time given the clear interest of the Australian and Indonesian governments to work together on addressing environmental challenges, especially this time of year at the G20,” said Australian Consul-General in Bali, Anthea Griffin.
The Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, represented by the Assistant for Government and Welfare Secretary of the Province of Bali, I Gede Indra Dewa Putra, who officially opened the seminar with Consul-General Griffin and expressed his appreciation for holding the event, say Tribun Bali.
The seminar was attended by more than 150-participants from various universities, NGOs, members of business and tourism associations in Bali and the general public.
The Australian Consulate-General will again hold a seminar with the same theme in Mataram, Lombok on Friday 16 December 2022.
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Source: Tribun Bali