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The 2013 AGM of CCICED Is Held in Beijing


  The 2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) was held from November 13 to 15 in Beijing. Zhang Gaoli, Member of the Standing Committee of Political Bureau of CPC Central Committee, Vice Premier of the State Council and Chairperson of CCICED, attended the Opening Ceremony of AGM and met representatives of international council members attending the AGM before the Opening Ceremony.

  Zhou Shengxian, Minister of Environmental Protection (MEP) and Chinese Executive Vice Chairperson of CCICED, presided over the Opening Ceremony. Li Ganjie, Secretary-General of CCICED and Vice Minister of MEP, reported the work progress in 2013 and work plans in 2014. Mr. Kent, Member of Canadian Parliament, former Minister of Environment Canada and International Executive Vice Chairperson of CCICED, briefly introduced the draft policy recommendations provided to the Chinese government in the 2013 AGM. 
  Minister Zhou Shengxian gave a special speech titled “Full Implementation of Action Plan on Air Pollution Prevention and Control to Enable People to Enjoy More Blue Sky and White Clouds”. In addition, he simply introduced the major measures decided in the 3rd Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee for ecological civilization and environmental protection as well as the important progress in China’s environmental protection work in 2013, and mainly explained the comprehensive considerations and important measures in Action Plan on Air Pollution Prevention and Control. Hao Jiming, Member of CCICED and Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), was specially invited to give a report titled "Action Plan on Air Pollution Prevention and Control ", and interpreted Action Plan on Air Pollution Prevention and Control in details from the technical perspective.
  The theme of AGM is "Environment and Society for Green Development", which completely meets China’s environment and development requirements, and is an important policy research field of CCICED Phase V. Along with the tremendous economic advance, China is entering the accumulation period and high-incidence season of environmental accidents and risks. Environmental pollution and ecological degradation generate increasingly serious impact on social development. Meanwhile, as China is in the critical development transformation period, improving people’s livelihood, safeguarding the rights and interests of the public, and strengthening social management and innovation will be major national strategies in a future period of time. Protecting environment, studying social development, and carefully surveying and recognizing the highlighted and urgent problems existing in China’s current and future environment and society are of great significance for proposing foresight, strategic and practicable policy suggestions and driving ecological civilization so as to build a well-off society and ensure social stability and long-term peace of the country.
  Centering on the AGM theme, attendees licensed result reports about the policy research projects: "Environmental Protection and Social Development", "Sustainable Consumption and Green Development", " Media and Public Participation Policies on Promoting China’s Green Development", " Corporate Social Responsibility in Green Development", and "Promoting Urban Green Travel". Council members conducted frank exchange and discussion on the subjects of corporate social responsibility, green travel, public participation and natural resource protection. In the AGM, the policy recommendations submitted to the Chinese government were formed and approved according to the policy research results and the suggestions of domestic and international council members and experts.
  400 participants in total including CCICED council members, special guests, domestic and international experts, observers attended this AGM (Source: CCICED Secretariat)

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