MISSION: The NEB oversees national implementation of all commitments made at UNCED. The NEB has appointed three national subcommittees to work on matters involving the Convention on Climate Change, the Convention on Biological Diversity and the National Committee on Agenda 21. The NEB will consider and give approval to the National Strategy on Sustainable Development to be submitted on Agenda 21.
a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):
Ministries and governmental agencies: 33 Non-Governmental Organizations: 2 Academic/Research Institutions: 2 Business/Productive Sector: 3 Others: 3 TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 43b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:
CHAIRMAN: Mr. Chuan Leekpai, Prime Minister, Royal Thai Government VICE CHAIRMAN: General Arthit Kamiang-ek, Deputy Prime Minister, Royal Thai Government Mr. Suwat Liptapanlop, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment Dr. Trairong Suwankiri, Minister of Industry Mr. Tarrin Nimmanahaeminda, Minister of Finance Mr. Prachuab Chaiyasan, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives Dr. Vichit Suraphongchai, Minister of Transport and Communications General Vijit Sookmark, Minister of Defense Mr. Samphan Thongsamak, Minister of Education Dr. Arthit Urairat, Minister of Public Health Major General Sanan Kajornprasart, Minister of Interior Mr. Kasem Snidvongs (Secretary to the NEB), Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Mr. Bodi Chunnananda, Director, The Bureau of Budget Mr. Staporn Kavitanon, Secretary-General, Office of Board of Investment Dr. Tantiveiakul, Secretary-General, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board Prof. Dr. Wichit Srisa-an, Vice President, Chulabhorn Research Institute Dr. Dhira Phantumvanit, Executive Member and President, Thailand Environment Institute Prof. Dr. Kanung Luchai, Executive Member and President, Kanung & Partners Law Offices Mr. Sophon Suphapong, Executive Member and President, The Bangchak Petroleum Public Co., Ltd. Dr. Wadanyu Na Thalang, Executive Member and Chairman, Society for the Community of National Treasury and Environment Prof. Dr. Phaichitr Uathavikul, Executive Member Mr. Meechai Viravaidya, Executive Member and Secretary-General, Population and Community Development Association Prof. Dr. Adul Wicheancharoen, Executive Member MEMBERS OF "NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON AGENDA 21": CHAIRMAN: Mr. Arthom Suphapodok, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment VICE-CHAIRMAN: Mr. Sunthad Somchevita, Secretary General, Office of Environmental Policy and Planning, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Mr. Subphavit Piamphongsant, Senior Environmental Expert, Office of Environmental Policy and Planning Mr. Jamrush Intachaisri, Director, Agricultural Economic Research Division, Office of Agricultural Economics, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives Mr. Songsak Sritoomma, Senior Expert in Environment Health, Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health Mr. Panom Pongpaibool, Director-General, Department of Curriculum and Instruction Development, Ministry of Education Mr. Kamrob Worachat, Director, Planning Division, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Communications Tanaratana Worasuth, Environmental Engineer 7, Industrial Environmental Division, Department of Industrial Works, Ministry of Industry Mr. Xujati Boonto, Director, International Development Affairs Division, International Organizations Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Phanithan Yamvinij, Director, Technology and Environmental Division, Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board, Office of the Prime Minister Mr. Piyasavasti Amranand, Deputy Secretary General, National Energy Policy Office, Office of the Prime Minister Mr. Pornchai Toranatham, Deputy Director General, Pollution Control Department, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Mr. Chalermsak Wanichsombat, Deputy Director General, Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Mr. Sawatdiparp Kantatham, Assistant Director, The Bureau of the Budget, Office of the Prime Minister Ms. Sriwatana Chulajata, Director, Office of the National Commission on Women's Affairs, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister General Pichitr Kullavanijaya, Vice President for Special Activities, Chulabhorn Research Institute Mr. Ninart Chaithirapinyo, Member of Executive Committee, The Federation of Thai Industries Mr. Saksithi Trideth, Deputy Secretary General, Office of Environmental Policy and Planning, Ministry of Science, Technolofy and Environment Ms. Wanee Samphantharak, Director, Environmental Policy and Planning Division, Office of Environmental Policy and Planning Ms. Orapin Wongchumpit, Director, International Environmental Affairs Division, Office of Environmental Policy and Planning