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Deputy Director CHENG Chunming Attended the First Co-Lead Meeting of UNEP SPP Program

Date:2019/09/30 01:44:24

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Mr. CHENG Chunming, Deputy Director of Environmental Development Center of Ministry of Ecology and Environment (EDC), led a delegation to attend the first Co-lead meeting of One Planet Network Sustainable Public Procurement Programme held in UNEP Paris office during September 9-10, 2019.
    At the meeting, the Chinese delegation had an in-depth discussion with UNEP, the co-leads of the SPP program ICLEI and the Netherlands Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment (RWS) on the strategic development, work plan, communication and project cooperation of the programme. Mr. Cheng suggested that SPP programme should integrate different approaches, focus on meeting the specific targets by 2022, and aim at improving the practice of various countries and regions. Ms. ZHANG Xiaodan, General Manager of China Environmental United Center (CEC) introduced the SPP progress of EDC at both national and regional levels, and discussed with the Co-leads about the philosophy of SPP plan based on UNEP indicator system.
    This meeting is of great significance to accelerate SPP program implementation and deepen the friendship among co-leads and One Planet Network. It has laid a sound foundation for further expanding the cooperation in sustainable consumption and increased the international influence of China in this field.

During the meeting, Charles Arden-Clarke, head of the Secretariat of UNEP One Planet Network presented the certificate to SPP programme Co-leads.