The Ninth Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption opens in Colombo on Thursday.
The theme of this year’s discussion is “North East Development, Employment Generation, Cultivating barren land and conducive consumption frameworks”. The three-day meeting which will be organized at the Colombo Hilton is due to be attended by more than 150 representatives from about 35 countries. A special discussion on this meeting was held in Colombo today. It was presided by Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation Kandeh K. Yumkella.