"Raising public awareness is a CAI-Asia priority and BAQ 2006 has brought together two dozen international and domestic journalists for a two day training workshop before covering the meeting."

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Better Air Quality 2006 is made possible by the support of the Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia), the Ministry of Environment, the Province of Yogyakarta, and the City of Yogyakarta.

The Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia) is a regional network of 130 institutional members that promotes and demonstrates innovative ways to improve the air quality of Asian cities through partnerships and sharing experiences.
> Message from Kong Ha, Chairman, Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia)

The Ministry of Environment is the lead agency with the mandate to regulate air pollution and manage air quality in Indonesia.
> Message from Rachmat Witoeler, Minister, State Ministry of Environment

The Special Region of Yogyakarta was created in 1950. It carries out responsibilities for the Indonesian central government but also has autonomous authority. Sultan Hamengku Buwono X is its current Governor.
> Message from Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X, Governor, Special Region of Yogyakarta
The City of Yogyakarta is the cultural capital of Java, a major tourist destination, and an intellectual center where students from all over Indonesia come to study in more than 30 universities, academies, and colleges.
> Message from Herry Zudianto, Mayor, City of Yogyakarta