On November 27 (Wednesday), the first CEFIA Forum was held in Manila, Philippines, hosted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. It was a magnificent event with a greeting. The venue with seats for 230 people was almost full. This forum was held as a meeting to promote cooperation between ASEAN countries and China, Japan and Korea from the three aspects of technology, human resource development and policy, with the cooperation of the public and private sectors, toward the realization of a low-carbon society. .
The secretariat was run by ACE (ASEAN Center for Energy) and Philippine DOE (Department of Energy). JASE-W co-announced the ongoing efforts of the ZEB dissemination WG with Malaysia's Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA), which signed a MOU last year, and jointly working with ASEAN countries in Japan-Malaysia, appealing as an example. At the venue, executives of the Philippines Architect's Association (UAP) and the Philippine Green Building Initiative (PGBI), who worked together so far, expressed their expectations for further cooperation in the future.
Date: 27th November, 2019
Venue: Makati Diamond Residence Hotel, Manila Philippines