Provincial Environment Management (PEMO) chief Siegfred Flaviano will be in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) from November15 to December 8 for a study tour under the auspices of UN Environment Programme, UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and BMUB or the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety.
It will the fourth foreign trip for Flaviano who also went to Japan in 2015, USA in 2016 and Denmark this year prior to his trip to Germany. His 3 foreign trips were devoted for environmental trainings except in Denmark where he was invited by international NGO Dialogos as a Resource Speaker on mercury-free mining in a forum.
While in FRG, Flaviano will undergo short course training in Technische University in Dresden on Resource Efficiency – Cleaner Production and Waste Management together with 21 other nationalities coming from Europe, Asia, Africa, Caribbean and Latin America.
This interdisciplinary short course, according to the sponsoring agencies, provides solid background knowledge combined with workshops, participatory teaching methods and on-site inspections. The participants likewise will receive an overview of the social, economic and technical aspects of circular economy and sustainable waste management.
Aside from the usual classroom training, the delegates will also undergo immersion activities such as visit to the German Environment Protection Agency in Dessau and an industrial company where they will implement the cleaner production application they have formulated.
Flaviano will be back to office on December 11.