The ERASMUS+ Cluster Meeting in Bangkok on October 2nd and 3rd, 2023, was a crucial event for the SWAP project, which focuses on sustainable waste management and vocational training in Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia. The event featured presentations and live exhibitions, emphasizing the project's commitment to addressing waste management challenges in the region. It marked a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainability in waste management and education, with SWAP at the forefront.
The ERASMUS+ Cluster Meeting & Dissemination of Projects in Bangkok, Thailand, held on October 2nd and 3rd, 2023, was a pivotal event for our SWAP project (Supporting capacity building in higher education in the field of Sustainable Solid Waste Management and Policies as well as Technical and Vocational Training of Waste Practitioners in Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia). The gathering brought together diverse stakeholders, including our representative, Mujalin Pholchan, and her team, who played a key role in presenting the SWAP project’s objectives and contributions to the audience.
The first day of the event saw a series of engaging sessions, with Mr. Emanuel Gerth providing valuable insights into the broader context and opportunities of ERASMUS+ Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) projects in Thailand and the Southeast Asian region. The SWAP project presentation highlighted its commitment to addressing the pressing issues of waste management through specialized courses and training programs, particularly in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). The day culminated with a panel discussion on best practices, allowing SWAP’s team to share their experiences and gain inspiration from others.
On the second day, SWAP and other projects actively participated in the ERASMUS+ roadshow, showcasing their tangible accomplishments through live exhibitions. This provided a powerful platform to disseminate the project’s achievements and demonstrate the practical impact of SWAP in shaping the future of higher education and sustainable solid waste management in Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia. The event facilitated meaningful collaboration and knowledge exchange, marking a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainable waste management and education in the region, with SWAP at the forefront of these efforts.Back