THAILAND


1. NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT BOARD (NEB)

ESTABLISHED: 4 June 1992

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.

MEMBERSHIP:

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:	          43
b. 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