Xi Jinping Called for Greater Efforts to Reverse Biodiversity Loss at the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity

At the United Nations Summit on Biodiversity, held virtually on September 30th, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech during the opening session, alongside other UN leaders. Confronted with unprecedented challenges brought on by accelerating global biodiversity deterioration and the COVID-19 pandemic, Xi sent a clear message that more significant endeavours should be galvanized. He […]

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China to Step up Efforts to Curb Food Waste

The Chinese government plans to strengthen legislation and create a “long-term mechanism” to curb waste in food production, purchase, storage, transportation, processing and especially consumption. This announcement by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee follows up on recent remarks by President Xi Jinping, in which he addressed potential national food security risks. These risks partly […]

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Eight Ministries and Departments Jointly Issued a Guideline on Standardization of Green Express Delivery Packaging

Eight ministries and departments, including the State Administration for Market Regulation, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment, and the State Post Bureau, jointly issued a guideline on promoting the standardization of green packaging in China’s express delivery industry. According to the guideline, China aims at setting up a mandatory […]

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CCICED Policy Studies Release

The CCICED (China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development) 2019-2020 Policy Studies Release was held in three sessions on September 17 and 18, 2020, respectively. In response to the global pandemic and the cancelled Annual General Meeting, the meeting was held via webinar format with open participation by interested parties in recognition of […]

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Chinese translation of “Quality assurance of compost and digestate – Experiences from Germany” by UBA

The Federal Environment Agency’s (Umweltbundesamt, UBA) publication “Quality assurance of compost and digestate - Experiences from Germany” was translated into Chinese with support from the “Sino-German Environmental Partnership” project and the “China Integrated Waste Management NAMA Support Project,” which is implemented by GIZ jointly with the China Association of Urban Environmental Sanitation (CAUES) on behalf of the NAMA Facility (established by the BMU, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate (EFKM) and the European Commission (EC)). The link to the Chinese translation: http://climatecooperation.akryldev.de/environment/chinese-translation-of-quality-assurance-of-compost-and-digestate-experiences-from-germany-by-uba/?lang=zh-hans


New joint research project on the environmental management of chemicals in China and Germany

May 27, 2020May 27, 2020

On 27 May, 2020, a video conference was organized between the German Environment Agency (UBA), GIZ (SGEP), the Foreign Environmental Cooperation Center (FECO) of China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) and the China Solid Waste and Chemical Management Center of MEE. The participants agreed to launch a joint research project focusing on the environmental […]

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Eco-labelling: Video conference between CEC and BMU/ UBA

May 8, 2020

As part of the longstanding Sino-German cooperation on ecolabelling and sustainable consumption and production, a virtual workshop was facilitated by GIZ (SGEP) on 8 May, 2020. Participants included Dr. Ulf Jaeckel from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety of the Federal Republic of Germany (BMU), Dr. Johanna Wurbs from the […]

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Jul 16, 2020

CCICED 2nd Chief Advisors and Secretariat Joint Working Meeting 2020

Apr 29, 2020Apr 30, 2020

The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development’s (CCICED) 2nd Chief Advisors and Secretariat Joint Working Meeting (Q2 CHAD Meeting) was held via two virtual conference sessions on April 29 and 30, 2020. The session on 29 April focused on an update to the chief advisors regarding the Special Policy Study (SPS) research […]

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