IRAN


1. IRANIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (INCSD)

ESTABLISHED: n/a

MISSION: The INCSD is affiliated with the Environmental High Council (EHC), and composed of sub-committees on the following topics: G.E.F., Biodiversity Conservation Convention, Climate Change Convention, and Basel Convention. The sub-committees work on their respective topics from technical points of view and present the results to the National Committee for decisions. All decisions are submitted to the EHC for final approval.

MEMBERSHIP:

a. COMPOSITION ( Number of members per sector):

Ministries and governmental agencies:      	10
Non-Governmental Organizations:          	 1
Academic/Research Institutions:               0
Business/Productive Sector:                   0
Others:                            		 0
TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS:         		11

b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:

Ministry of Jihad-e-Sazandegi
Ministry of Oil
Ministry of Energy
Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Industry
Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Housing & Urban Development
Ministry of Planning & Budget Organization
Department of the Environment
Society for Environmental Protection