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2007-10-29 | News

EEPC & IoEE Launching Ceremony, October 29th-30th, 2007

The Launching Ceremony of the Environmental Economics Program in China (EEPC) and the Institute of Environment and Economy (IoEE) took place at the Multi-Function Hall, Centennial Hall, Peking University on October 29th, 2007. A succedent workshop focused on Environment for Development is on October 30th 2007.

The Launching Ceremony of the Environmental Economics Program in China (EEPC) and the Institute of Environment and Economy (IoEE) took place at the Multi-Function Hall, Centennial Hall, Peking University on October 29th, 2007. A succedent workshop focused on Environment for Development is on October 30th, 2007.

After an introduction of distinguished guests by Prof. Zhang Yuanhang and a welcome speech by President Xu Zhihong, Mrs. Maud Olofsson, Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden, gave us her inviting speech and her warmest regards to the newly born EEPC and IoEE and their prosperous future.

In the next session, after a keynote speech on "Key environmental economic issues and overview of EfD Initiative" by Prof. Thomas Sterner, President of EAERE at the University of Gothenburg, Prof Xu Jintao and Prof Zhang Shiqiu presented their review and outlook on EEPC and IoEE. Best wishes and congratulations were given from various brother colleagues, collaborative organizations, and supporters.

On October 30th, 2007, the workshop "Environment for Development" will provide scholars and reseachers from home and abroad a large platform to discuss and exchange their experiences.

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