The dais during the 2017 AGM (photo courtesy of CCICED)
The 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) will convene from 1-3 November 2018 in Beijing, China, under the theme “Innovation for a Green Era.”
Participants will consider, among other issues:
the Council’s 2018 work report and 2019 workplan;
CCICED policy recommendations; and
progress on Special Policy Studies.
The AGM will kick off on Thursday, 1 November, with a roundtable discussion on “Low-Carbon and Circular Economy for Green Development.”
On Friday, 2 November, eight parallel open forums will convene, on:
the Green Belt and Road and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
addressing climate change by innovating development paths;
post-2020 biodiversity conservation;
ocean environmental governance;
innovation-driven green urbanization;
Beautiful China 2035;
green consumption for green transformation; and
green development innovation for the Yangtze River Economic Belt.
Established in 1992, CCICED is a high-level international advisory body comprising leading figures and experts from China and abroad. Its main tasks are to study critical environment and development issues facing China, and to provide policy recommendations to the Chinese government. By providing a platform for international exchange on sustainable development, the Council seeks to enable “the international community to understand China, and support China’s engagement in the world.”
IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, is providing daily digital coverage, daily reports, and summary report from the CCICED 2018 AGM.
SDG Update Newsletter - A compilation of news, commentary and upcoming events published on the SDG Knowledge Hub
SDG Knowledge Hub - An Online Resource Center for News and Commentary Regarding the Implementation of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Linkages Update - International Environment and Sustainable Development News
Specific funding for coverage of the CCICED 2017 AGM has been provided by CCICED