3rd EU/China Environment dialogue with the participation of Stavros Dimas; EU/China seminar on environmental governance; and arrival in China of José Manuel Barroso and Peter Mandelson
End production: 24/04/2008 First transmission: 24/04/2008
Stavros Dimas, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, visited Beijing on 24 April 2008 to discuss environmental policy with Zhou Shengxian, Chinese Minister for the Environement. The two sides shared experiences on environmental governance and signed the minutes of the meeting of the "Third European Commission/China Dialogue on Environmental Policy at Ministerial Level". At the EU/China Workshop on Environmental Governance, Stavros Dimas said he hoped to support the Chinese government's pollution control and environmental conservation efforts by increasing public participation in environmental decision making and planning.
Meanwhile, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Peter Mandelson, Member of the EC in charge of Trade, arrived at the airport of Beijing to prepare various meetings for the following day with Wen Jiabao, Chinese Prime Minister.
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||General view of Beijing: traffic and street scenes (5 shots)
||Arrival of Stavros Dimas, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, and handshake with Zhou Shengxian, Chinese Minister for Environmental Protection
||General view of the meeting of the third European Commission/China Environment Dialogue (7 shots)
||General view of the EU/China Workshop on Environmental Governance (5 shots)
||Stavros Dimas (in ENGLISH) saying that this is an ambitious programme which is intended to prepare the ground for more environmental friendly and sustainable development in China, through support for environmental governance policies and legislation, which in turn will lead to a policy-making process that is improved and more effective
||General view of the EU/China Workshop on Environmental Governance
||Arrival of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, at the airport of Beijing
||José Manuel Barroso getting into a coach
||Peter Mandelson, Member of the EC in charge of Trade, getting into a coach
||Cars leaving the airport
||Street scenes in Beijing (5 shots)