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Improving the Management of Municipal Sold Waste: A Project for Indonesia

November 30, 2016 - December 4, 2016

Waste management systems are not something that is typically thought of when considering human services, yet it is critically important to any city’s infrastructure. The government of Solo City in Indonesia has been under immense pressure to improve its waste management functions and government officials will be exploring creative solutions to this topic while in Cleveland. While here visitors will learn about creating sustainable energy through waste products, green initiatives from local trash management businesses, and the City of Cleveland’s action plan to promote advanced renewable energy sources. Throughout their visit, the visitors will tour facilities, meet with innovative leaders, and discuss programs designed to improve the municipal solid waste management in Solo City.

International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program

Each year, over 250 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio through IVLP. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, these visitors have been identified by U.S. embassies as emerging leaders in their fields. Over 50 Nobel Laureates and 335 current or former Chiefs of State or Heads of Government are alumni of this program.

By connecting with foreign leaders we strengthen Northeast Ohio’s commercial, cultural, and educational ties with the rest of the world. For more information, contact Katie Ferman, Program Officer, at or click here. To get involved as a Citizen Diplomat, click here.


November 30, 2016
December 4, 2016
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Cleveland Council on World Affairs
Caxton Building, 812 Huron Rd E # 620
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States


(216) 781-3730
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