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XIE Zhenhua

CCICED Vice Chair, Former China's Special Envoy on Climate Change Former Deputy Director, National Development and Reform Commission of China(NDRC)

cciced vice chair Mr. Xie graduated from the Department of Engineering Physics of Tsinghua University in 1977 and obtained a Master's Degree of Law in 1991. Mr. Xie served as a member of the 15th and 17th Central Disciplinary Commission of the Communist Party of China and member of the 16th and 18th Party Central Committee.
Mr. Xie started his work career in 1968, and joined the CPC in 1969. He began working in the field of environmental protection in 1982 and successively served as Division Director and Director General in the National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA). He was appointed Vice Administrator of NEPA in May of 1990, and then Administrator in June of 1993. He was appointed Minister of the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA) and Secretary of the Party Group of SEPA in March of 1998, and concurrently was Vice Chairman of the National Committee on Hygiene and Health Promotion Campaign and Vice Chairman of China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED).
Mr. Xie was awarded the "UNEP Sasakawa Environment Prize", a top environmental protection prize of the United Nations, the "Global Environment Leadership Award" of GEF, the "Green Award" of the World Bank, and the "Energy Efficiency Outstanding Contribution" of Alliance to Save Energy. Since December 2006, Mr. Xie has served as Vice Chairman of National Development and Reform Commission of China (Minister Level)
Mr. Xie now is the China's special representative on climate change and Deputy Director of Committee of Population, Resources and Environment of CPPCC.
Mr. Xie has also served as Secretary General of CCICED during Phase I, Vice Chairperson during Phase II, Executive Vice Chairperson during Phase III and Vice Chairperson during Phase IV and Phase V.



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