The Forum Process


The Stakeholders’ Forum shall be a 2-day event, tentatively from 11th to 12th December, 2018. There shall be opening and closing ceremonies, plenary and working groups in break-away parallel sessions.

The Forum shall have an overall Chairman, who shall also be the Plenary Session Chairman. A Sub-Chairman and Rapporteurs shall be appointed for each working group. There shall also be a Rapporteur General for the Forum.

A lead paper shall be presented during the Opening Ceremony.  The lead paper is intended to assist in guiding and focusing deliberations in the Working Groups. The title of the lead paper shall be ‘ Creating Wealth and Protecting the Environment for Sustainable Development: The Place of Circular Economy and Environmental Governance’.

There shall be four (4) thematic papers as follows:

  • Extended Producer Responsibility as an Implementation tool for Circular Economy;
  • The place of Regulations, Standards and Enforcement in achieving Circular Economy;
  • Systems Design and Innovations in Circular economy: The Industry and Business Perspective; and
  • Sustainable Consumption and Production: Citizens’ Participation in a Circular Economy