On June 9, 2017, the executive director of Basel Convention Reginal Centre for Asia and the Pacific, Prof. Jinhui Li, and Mayor Fengyang He of Jieshou City signed the MOU between the BCRC China and the Government of Jieshou City in School of Environment, Tsinghua University. According to the MOU, both parties will cooperate to promote the sustainable development of the social economy and environment and forming a model of circular economy development. The activities include the following aspects:1) research on the development strategy and planning of local industrial park; 2) building research team and public propaganda and education centers; 3) conducting international communication and cooperation.
On the signing ceremony, the executive director of BCRC China, Prof. Jinhui Li, introduced the main functions of the centre, team construction and the main direction of work, and highlighted some important work being conducted recently. He then briefed the side event “Regional Demonstration of Chemicals and Waste Related Conventions’ successfully held during 2017 meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions. Mayor Fengyang He of Jieshou City gave a detailed overview of the development on local industrial park and planed activities, and put forward some issues which need the support of BCRC China. Heads of related departments of the centre and leaders of related districts and counties of Jieshou City attended this signing ceremony.