Sino-German Cooperation
on Biodiversity, Climate and Environment
On behalf of International Climate Initiative (IKI)

2018 Annual General Meeting of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED)

President of the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) Maria Krautzberger at the forum “Beautiful China 2035”

The 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CCICED was held from November 1st to 3rd in Beijing under the theme “Innovation for a Green New Era”. During the AGM eight forums and one roundtable took place. From BMU side the Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda, Head of the Division for United Nations, 2030 Agenda, Cooperation with Developing and Newly Industrialized Countries, Stephan Contius, participated as a CCICED Special Advisor in the forum “Green Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the SDGs” during the AGM.

Maria Krautzberger, President of the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA), co-leads the CCICED Special Policy Study “Goals and Pathways for Environmental Improvement in 2035”. In this capacity, Ms. Krautzberger also co-chaired the forum on “Beautiful China 2035” during the AGM, together with CCICED Special Advisor Hu Baolin of Tianjin University, which is in conjunction to the Special Policy Study. The German contribution to CCICED is supported by the GIZ IKI project Sino-German Environmental Partnership. Read more

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Sino-German Cooperation on Climate Change (SGCCC)
Ms. Cao facilitates policy exchange between German and Chinese governments and coordinates work streams on south-south-north cooperation, climate legislation and finance to support China in strengthening its climate governance system. Besides, she supports the development of new projects. She studied at Humboldt University of Berlin, Free University of Berlin and Technical University of Munich, having extensive research experiences on climate and energy policies in China and Germany. Before joining GIZ, she worked at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) for many years.