GERMANY, Federal Republic of


1. NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

ESTABLISHED: n/a

MISSION: n/a

MEMBERSHIP:

a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):

Ministries and governmental agencies:	 9
Non-Governmental Organizations:   	12
Academic/Research Institutions:          	 4
Business/Productive Sector:           	 5
Others:                          	 5
TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS:      		35
b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
CHAIR:  Dr. Angela Merkel, Federal Minister for the Environment, 
Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety
VICE-CHAIR:  Klaus-Jürgen Hedrich, Parliamentary Secretary with the 
Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Engelhardt, President of the German League for the 
Protection of Nature and Environment (DNR)
Jochen Flasbarth, President of the German Nature Conservation Federation
Karl Schneider, President of the Federation of German Mountain and Hiking 
Clubs
Christa Tennert, Secretary of the Green League
Dr. Hans Tiedeken, President of the German Heimatbund e.V.
Dipl.-Forstwirt Hubert Weinzierl, Chairman of the Association for the 
Conservation of Nature and Environment (BUND)
Dr. Heinz Bühler, Trustee of the German Foundation for International 
Development (DSE)
Dr. Hansjörg Elshorst, Secretary of the German Agency for Technical 
Cooperation (GTZ)
Prelate Norbert Herkenrath, Secretary-General of the Bischöfliches 
Hilfswerk Misereor e.V.
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Frühwald, President of the German Research 
Foundation (DFG)
Hans-Olaf Henkel, President of the National Association of German 
Industries (BDI)
Dipl.-Ing. Hans Peter Stihl, President of the Association of German 
Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHT)
Roland Issen, Chairman of the German Union of Salaried Imployees (DAG)
Dieter Schulte, Chairman of the Federation of German Trade Unions (DGB)
Prof. Dr. Klaus Engelhardt, Chairman of the Protestant Church of 
Germany (EKD)
Prof. Dr. Karl Lehmann, Bishop, Chairman of the German Bishops' Conference
Constantin Frhr. Heereman von Zuydtwyck, President of the German Farmers' 
Association
Irmgard Jalowy, Chairwoman of the German Women's Council
Mike Corsa, Chairman of the German Federal Youth Council (DBJR)
Norbert Burger, President of the German Association of Cities
Dr. Thomas Goppel, Minister for Regional Development and Environmental Issues, 
Land of Bavaria
Klaus Matthiesen, Minister for the Environment, Regional Planning and Agriculture, 
Land of North Rhine-Westphalia
Wolfgang Apel, President of the German Association for the Prevention of Cruelty 
to Animals
Egon Herfeldt, Former Director General in the Ministry for the Environment, Nature 
Conservation and Nuclear Safety
Birgit Homburger, Member of Parliament
Rev. Dr. Hans-Peter Gensichen
Dr. Heinrich Freiherr von Lersner, President of the Federal Environmental Agency 
(UBA)
Dr. Klaus W. Lippold, Member of Parliament
Michael Müller, Member of Parliament
Bernd Schmidbauer, State Minister in the Federal Chancellory
Prof. Dr. Karl-Hermann Steinberg
Prof. Dr. Hans-Willi Thoenes, Chairman of the Advisory Council of Experts for 
Environmental Questions
Prof. Dr. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, President of the Institute for Climate, 
Environment and Energy at Wuppertal