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Sino-German Environmental Partnership

The Sino-German Environmental Partnership supports the bilateral environmental policy dialogue through the exchange and advice on various topics since 2013.

Since 2013, the Sino-German Environmental Partnership has supported bilateral environmental policy dialogue through the exchange of experience and advice on various specialist topics. Thereby, the project enhances institutional and individual capacities through training, the exchange of personnel, and knowledge transfer, to best prepare China for its future as a transformed “Ecological Civilization” and its path towards a “Beautiful China”.

The partnership is overseen by the Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) of the People’s Republic of China. The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is responsible for implementing the Sino-German Environmental Partnership, which is funded through the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of BMU.

Activities

The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province from June 2nd to 4th with the theme “A New Era: Towards a New World of Green Prosperity”. At the AGM, the Special Policy Study (SPS) delegates reported on findings from its eight [...]
On the occasion of the “International Day for Biodiversity” (May 22), China’s Ministry of Environment and Ecology (MEE) hosted two events in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, along the theme “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health” – an Awareness-Raising Event (May 22) and a Conference on Biodiversity Protection (May 23). SGEP project director, Dr. Christian Stärz, joined [...]
A study tour focusing on soil monitoring and soil contamination prevention was organized by the SGEP project from May 05-11, with destinations in Germany and Switzerland. The Chinese delegation was led by Mr. Li Minglu, Division Director from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) Soil Ecology and Environment Department. Delegation members included representatives from [...]

News

China has managed to reduce the emission of major air pollutants and greenhouse gases while maintaining economic growth over the past six years, a report has found. China’s GDP grew by 39 percent and its energy consumption increased by 11 percent from 2013 to 2018. During that time, the average density of PM2.5 particulate matter […]

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201906/06/WS5cf867d8a31017657722fc98.html

China’s intensified efforts in environmental governance have proved to be an efficient impetus for the country’s high-quality development and officials will further promote reform to maximize results, the head of the country’s top environmental watchdog said. “Environmental governance has proved itself in China to be an important impetus for high quality economic development to strengthen […]

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201906/04/WS5cf5c2eba310519142700dd3.html

The administration of China’s largest inland saltwater lake has issued a statement to ban inappropriate activities, including taking wedding photos, in the Qinghai Lake National Nature Reserve. According to the statement, all tourism websites, travel agencies and tour guides are banned from packaging privately-built passages and illegal scenic spots into their tourist products for business […]

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/a/201905/31/WS5cf0ce9ca3104842260bee84.html