The activity of organizing this workshop is one of the components in the IOMC Toolbox: Industrial Chemicals Management Workshop in Indonesia. The workshop organized by BCRC-SEA & SCRC Indonesia and UNITAR was held on 7-8 August 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta. This series of PRTR activities was initiated by the B3 Management Directorate. In the workshop, several presenters came from international and regional institutions. These institutions include the OECD, UNITAR, US EPA, EX Research Institute Japan, UNIDO and representatives from the Ministry of Environment of neighboring countries such as Vietnam, Malaysia and Thailand. Workshop participants totaled about 38 people.
The specific topic of the workshop is “Setting-up a Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) using the IOMC Toolbox for Decision Making in Chemicals Management”. IOMC stands for Inter-Organization Program for the Sound Management of Chemicals.