Partnership Members


The Clean Air Asia Partnership consists of representatives from local governments, national governments, civil society, academic/research institutions, the business sector, and development organizations who are committed to promote better air quality management in Asian cities by

  • Encouraging the development and adoption of sound science as the basis of air quality management, sustainable transport, clean energy and urban development;
  • Stimulating the development and implementation of policies, programs and projects covering air quality, vehicle and industrial emissions, and energy use;
  • Fostering coordination and cooperation with other regional programs and initiatives relating to air quality management, sustainable transport, clean energy and urban development in Asia.

To join, download the Partnership Member’s Application Form

UN Type II Partnership

The Clean Air Asia Partnership is set up as a UN Type II partnership, and shares the guiding principles of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD):

  • Non-legal and non-binding
  • Voluntary and respect for fundamental principles and values
  • Link with globally agreed need for improved air quality
  • Multi-stakeholder approach
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Tangible results
  • Local involvement with regional and global impact

The partnership approach brings together relevant stakeholders from local and national government, academic/research institutions, civil society/NGOs, and the business sector that have an interest in improving air quality in major cities in Asia.

Partnership Council

The Clean Air Asia Partnership is represented by the Partnership Council, which like the partnership itself, is multi-sectoral and covers the main three sub-regions of Asia: East Asia, Southeast Asia, and South Asia. The Partnership Council is principally responsible for preparing and facilitating the biennial Partnership meeting with support from the Clean Air Asia Center.

Cities: Mary Jane Ortega (Chair) is Special Advisor and the former Secretary-General of the Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements – CityNet for 2010 to 2013. She served as the Mayor of San Fernando City of the Province of La Union, Philippines for three terms from 1998 to 2007.
 

 

National Government: Elly Sinaga is the Director General of the Research and Development Agency, Ministry of Transportation in Indonesia.
 

 

Non-government organizations and Academic/Research Institutions: Wing-tat Hung is an Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Director of the Conservancy Association, the oldest environmental group in Hong Kong.
         

 Private Sector: Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & CO., KG (MAHA), Germany.

roland Development agencies and foundations: Roland Haas (Vice-chair) is Programme Director of the Cities, Environment and Transport in the ASEAN Region Programme of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Adviser

Development Agency: Choudhury Rudra Charan Mohanty is the Environment Programme Officer/Coordinator of the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD).

 

CLEAN AIR ASIA PARTNERSHIP MEMBERS

Benefits

The Partnership members meet once every two years in a meeting that coincides with the Better Air Quality (BAQ) conferences. Members of the Clean Air Asia Partnership can avail of these benefits:

  • An organization profile in the Clean Air Asia’s website
  • First to receive Clean Air Asia publications, newsletters, activities and events announcements
  • Primary consideration for cooperation in activities or projects as partners in the area of air quality and climate change, clean fuels and vehicles, green freight and logistics, and sustainable urban development and transport
  • Access to the Clean Air Asia help desk in the area of air quality and climate change, clean fuels and vehicles, green freight and logistics, and sustainable urban development and transport
  • Access to the Clean Air Asia network of experts, policy makers and other key stakeholders
  • An electronic membership certificate

Commitment of Members

The Clean Air Asia Partnership members are committed to promote better air quality management and livable cities by:

  • Encouraging the development and adoption of sound science as the basis of air quality management, sustainable transport, clean energy and urban development;
  • Stimulating the development and implementation of policies, programs and projects covering air quality, vehicle and industrial emissions, and energy use;
  • Fostering coordination and cooperation with other regional programs and initiatives relating to air quality management, sustainable transport, clean energy and urban development in Asia;
  • Participating at the Clean Air Asia Partnership meeting every two year that coincides with the Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conferences