On June 1, opening ceremony of "Photograph Exhibition for A True Story of Crane Girl" was held to memorate Miss Xu Xiujuan, the first martyr in environmental protection system in the Academy of Chinese Painting.
On June 2, "China Guilin Internation Environmental Protection Forum in 2002" was held in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autunomous Region.
On June 3, "China Environmental Protection Week" Program was launched to memorate the 30th anniversaries of the First United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Chengdu.
On June 4, the main international celebrations of the World Environment Day and awarding ceremony of "Global Top 500" jointly sponsored by UNEP and SEPA were held in the city of Shenzhen. Shenzhen City and Chifeng City of Inner Mongolia Autunomous Region won the honourable titles.
On June 4, televised documentary of "Warnings on the Western Ecology of China" jointly produced by SEPA and CCTV began broadcasting in CCTV.
On June 5, the lecture and forum in memoration of 30th anniversary of World Environment Day was held at Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
On June 5-9, the Fourth Session of the Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development was convened in Bali, Indonesia, with the attendance of 2000 representatives and 4000 NGO's members from 170 countries and 70 international organizations. They negotiated on World Summit on Sustainable Development Plan of Implementation and World Summit on Sustainable Development Political Declaration and etc.
On June 6, Xie Zhenhua, Minister of the State Environmental Protection Administration, and Jiang Zehui, president of the Chinese Academy of Forestry Science, were awarded the 2002 prize for global environmental leadership by the Global Environmental Foundation in Bali, Indonesia.
On June 6, "National Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition on Environmental Protection" inaugurated in China Century Platform of Beijing.
On June 15, a foundation stone for an environmental protection industrial park was laid in Langfang economic and technical development zone, Hebei province. The park was designed to serve international environmental agreements, push the development of the environmental protection industry and facilitate the fulfillments of China’s commitments to Montreal Protocol, the Climate Change Convention and the Stockholm Convention. It was expected to finish 17 projects in 3 years covering an area of over 73 ares with a total investment of 1 billion yuan.
On June 17, "Environmental Cooperation Agreement between the State Environmental Protection Administration of People's Republic of China and Ministry of Environment of Slovak Republic" were signed by the environment ministers of China and Slovak.
On June 20-21, the National Working Conference on Entironment Protection in Tourism was jointly held by SEPA and National Tourism Administration in Dujiangyan City of Sichuan Province.
On June 24, a forum was held in the Great Hall of the People in memoration of 30th anniversary of the First United Nations Conference on the Human Environment and 10th anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development.
On June 27-28, the First National Focal Points Meeting for Interministerial Joint Conference on Environmental Protection was held in Beijing.
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