MISSION: The CSSTSD seeks to investigate the role that science and technology can play in meeting the social challenges of the upcoming 21st century. Its activities include research, technical training, public education, consulting and international exchanges. The aim is to raise public consciousness on issues that affect the quality of life, as well as to support projects that help to elevate that quality. It seeks ways to harmonize economic and social development with the needs of sustainable population growth, environmental protection and the conservation of natural resources.
a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):
Ministries and governmental agencies: 17 Non-Governmental Organizations: 0 Academic/Research Institutions: 10 Business/Productive Sector: 3 Others: 1 TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS: *31*Note: plus "25 group members and 54 personal members". b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
HONORARY PRESIDENTS: Fei Xiaotong, Vice Chairman, Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. Song Jian, Member of the State Council and Chairman, State Science and Technology Commission of China Wu Jieping, Vice Chairman, Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and Honorary President of the Academy of Medical Sciences of China PRESIDENT: Deng Nan, Vice Chairman, State Science and Technology Commission VICE PRESIDENTS: Liu Jiang, Minister, Ministry of Agriculture Ye Rutang, Vice Minister, Ministry of Construction Yan Keqiang, Vice Minister, Ministry of Water Resources Sun Honglie, Former Vice Chairman, Chinese Academy of Science Feng Zhijun, Vice Chairman, China Democratic League and Member of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress GENERAL SECRETARY: Gan Shijun, General Director, Department of Science and Technology for Social Development, State Science and Technology Commission of China VICE-GENERAL SECRETARY: Wu Ganmei, Director General, China International Conference Centre for Science and Technology VICE-GENERAL SECRETARY: Wang Yong, Deputy Director, Department of Science and Technology for Social Development,SSTC VICE-GENERAL SECRETARY: Zhang Jiayuan, Director, Department of Environment and Resources, National Research Centre for Science and Technology for Development MEMBERS OF THE STANDING COUNCIL: (President and all Vice Presidents are Members of Standing Council) Gu Fangzhou, President, Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission Lin Jiamei, Professor, Consultant, National Research Centre for Children Development Lin Fuxian, Vice Director, Department of Spatial Planning and Regional Economy, State Planning Commission Zhang Yuji, Vice Director, Bureau of Social Development, State Planning Commission of China Jiang Luan, Director, Department of Science and Technology, State Economic and Trade Commission of China Xong Zhengnan, Deptuy Director, Department of Social Statistics, State Statistical Bureau of China Shen Ji, Deputy Director, China Central Television Station Gao Ting Yao, President, Tongji University Zhang Bihui, Director, Wuhan Municipal Science and Technology Commission Lu Liangshu, Chairman, Chinese Society of Agriculture Kong Deyong, Director, National Research Centre for Science and Technology for Development Chen Bingxin, Former President, Institute of Water Conservancy and Hydroelectric Power Research Lu Xueyi, Director, Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Science Liu Yuhe, Department General Director, Ministry of Forestry Liu Honglaing, Former President, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Science Li Jingwei, General Manager Ma Zhongjin, President, National Institute of Earthquake Research Ouyang Ziyuan, Vice President, Guizhou Provincial People's Congress In addition, there are 25 group members of the Council and 54 personal members of the Council who are well-known specialists, lars, entrepreneurs and government officials.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The CSSTSD has gathered together many well-known specialists, scholars, administrators and entrepreneurs. Their interests include the demographic, resources-related and environmental aspects of social development. The group has organized into five working commissions and four special commit- tees, all under a General Office. Together they form a network of economists, scientists, engineers, educators, and social scientists. Since Rio UNCED, CSSTSD has been fully involved in: the process of formulating China's Agenda 21 (completed in January 1994); initiating an International Training Centre for Sustainable Development (two training courses have been successfully completed); and promoting and publicizing the implementation of China's Agenda 21, including translating the handbook "Agenda for Change" by Michael Keating from English to Chinese and developing a special reception on World Agenda 21. The society includes: the General Office of the Society; Working Commissions (International Cooperation, Promoting and Publicity, Academy Research, Comprehensive Experimental Communities for Sustainable Development, Organization); and Special Committees (Sustainable Development, Human Settlement, Water Resources, Natural Disaster Reduction and Prevention).
MISSION: ACCA21 shall: 1) be responsible for the routine administration of implementing China's Agenda 21; 2) serve as the executing agency of capacity-building projects; 3) provide information and consulting services for the formulation and implementation of sustainable development strategies, policies, and programmes at various levels; 4) facilitate international cooperation, in particular environmentally sound technology transfer; 5) conduct personnel training; and 6) serve as the Secretariat of China Council on Sustainable Development (to be founded).
a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):
Ministries and governmental agencies: 6 Non-Governmental Organizations: 0 Academic/Research Institutions: 0 Business/Productive Sector: 0 Others: 0 TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 6b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
CO-CHAIR: Mme. Deng Nan, Vice Chairperson, State Science and Technology Commission, Beijing CO-CHAIR: Chen Yaobang, Vice Chairman, State Planning Commission, Beijing Shi Wanpeng, Vice Chairman, State Economic and Trade Commission, Beijing Xie Zhenhua, Administrator, National Environmental Protection Agency, Beijing Shen Longhai, Director General, Department of Spatial Planning and Regional Economy, State Planning Commission, Beijing Gan Shijun, Director General, Department of Science and Technology for Social Development, State Science and Technology Commission, Beijing