On Sept 1, the demonstration meeting for "Guideline for Ecological Province Construction" was held in the Great Hall of the People of Beijing. Minister Xie Zhenhua of SEPA, Mr. Guo Gengmao, Executive Vice Governor and Mr. Liu Baoquan, Vice Governor of Hebei Province presented the meeting. Vice Minister Zhang Lijun of SEPA presided over the meeting.
On Sept 2, "Environmental Labeling Products Standard–Light-duty Vehicles" was issued by SEPA.
On Sept 4-10, Vice Minister Pan Yue of SEPA made a visit to Morocco which is approved by the State Council. During the visit, Mr. Pan met Mr. Mohamed Elyazghi, Minister of Environment of Morocco. They exchanged views on environmental cooperation and discussed about potential cooperation on environmental legislation and ecological conservation.
On Sept 4-5, "International Conference on Sustainable Growth among Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and Germany" was held in Germany. Vice Minister Pan Yue of SEPA presented and delivered a theme speech.
On Sept 5-7, the 2005' Annual Meeting of 21st Century Forum sponsored by the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference(CPPCC) was held in Beijing, which focused on the theme of "Sustainable Development--China and the World". Premier Wen Jiabao attended and addressed the opening ceremony. Mr. Jia Qinglin, Chairman of the CPPCC presided over the opening ceremony. Vice Minister Zhu Guangyao and Wang Jirong of SEPA also attended the meeting.
On Sept 8, the Tripartite High-level Seminar on Circular Economy was convened in Beijing. Vice Minister Zhang Lijun of SEPA, Vice Minister Kojima Toshiro of Japanese Environmental Ministry and Vice Minister Lee Kyoo-Yong of Korean Environmental Ministry presented the meeting and delivered their speeches in the meeting.
On Sept 9, Vice Minister Wang Jirong of SEPA met Mr. Istvan Ori, Hungarian State Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Water. They exchanged views in the aspects of environmental protection industry, nature reserves and regenerated energy utilization and etc.
On Sept 12, "Proposal on Strengthening and Improving Environmental Statistics" was printed and distributed by SEPA[Reference No.100(2005)].
On Sept 12-13, 2005' China Shandong Ecological Province Construction Forum was held in Qingdao which was jointly sponsored by SEPA and Shandong Provincial Government.
On Sept 16, the Ozone celebrations were organised by the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA) in the city of Shenzhen of Guangdong Province. High ranking environment officials and professionals from UNEP, UNDP, World Bank and representatives from different provinces and cities of China were invited to commemorate the occasion.
On Sept 19, Minister Xie Zhenhua of SEPA met Environment Minister Libor
Ambrozek Minister of Czech. They exchanged views on cooperation in the field of environment between two countries.
On Sept 19, Minister Xie Zhenhua of SEPA signed the SEPA Decree No.28 to issue the "Measures on Management of Pollution Source Automatic Monitoring and Control" which would take effect on Nov 1 of 2005.
On Sept 20, "Technical Requirement for Water Quality On-line Automatic Monitor of UV" was issued by SEPA.
On Sept 27, SEPA decided to put new release requisition for import and export of toxic chemicals into service.
On Sept 27-29, the first plenary of sixth Nuclear Safety and Environmental Committee of Experts was held in Beijing. Vice Minister Wang Yuqing of SEPA attended and addressed the meeting. The meeting mainly dicussed progress report of the Fourth and Fifth Nuclear Safety and Environmental Committee of Experts and elected the new members of experts committee.
On Sept 28-29, the Fourth ASEAN 10+3 Environmental 10+3 Ministerial Meeting was held in Philippine. Vice Minister Wang Jirong of SEPA presented and addressed the meeting with Chinese delegation upon the invitation. She also introduced progress on environmental protection in China and cooperation with ASEAN Countries in the field of environmental protection.
On Sept 30, Hebei Province was approved as one of National Ecological Provincial Construction Pilot by SEPA[Correspondance No.412(2005)].
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