28th, 29th and 30th october 2009
Poverty and the Environment
The conference, with the support of Chinese official organizations, has led to a strong interest from scientific circles, decision makers, and the media.
► Opening ceremony
Jorge Mora, CEO, Veolia Environnement, China
Sen PENG, Vice-Minister, National Development and Reform Commission
Amartya SEN, Economist, Nobel Prize 1998
Yuesheng WANG, Director, Department of International Economics, School of Economics, Peking University
His research interests:
- World economy and China's economy
- International enterprises system and multinational enterprises
- New institutional economy and transition economy
► Closing ceremony
(Chaired by Minquan LIU, Director of CHEDS)
Rajendra K. PACHAURI, Chairman IPCC and Director General of TERI, India
In April 2002, Dr Pachauri was elected the Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, established by the World Meteorological Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme in 1988 (Re-elected in September 2008). IPCC along with former Vice President Al Gore has been awarded the “Nobel Peace Prize” for the year 2007. He has been appointed as Director, Yale Climate and Energy Institute from July 2009. He has been active in several international forums dealing with the subject of climate change and its policy dimensions.
He was conferred with the “Padma Vibhushan”, second highest civilian award, for his services in the field of science and engineering in January 2008 by the President of India.
Guitian HUANG, Vice Dean, School of Economics, Peking University