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Chapters and Programme Areas of the White Paper

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 1 Preamble

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 2 Strategies and Policies for Sustainable Development
Programme Areas:
A. Sustainable Development Strategies and Major Initiatives
B. International Cooperation for Sustainable Development

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 3 Legislation for Sustainable Development and Its Enforcement
Programme Areas:
A. Development of Legislation for Sustaionable Development
B. Enforcement of Legislation for Sustainable Development

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 4 Economic Policies for Sustainable Development
Programme Areas:
A. Establishment of the Socialist Market Economy System
B. Promotion of Economic Development
C. Effective Use of Economic Instruments and Market Mechanisms for Promoting Sustainable Development
D. Establishment of an Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting System

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 5 Financial Resources and Mechanism
Programme Areas:
A. Integrating China's Agenda 21 into National Economic Development Plans
B. China's Agenda 21 Development Funds
C. Financial, Taxation and Economic Legislation for Sustainable Development

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 6 Education and Capacity Building for Sustainable Development
Programme Areas:
A. Improvement of Management Systems for Sustainable Development
B. Development of Education
C. Human Resources Development and Capacity Building
D. Science and Technology for Capacity Building
E. Sustainable Development Information System
F. Continuous Improvement of China's Agenda 21

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 7 Population, Consumption and Social Services
Programme Areas:
A. Control of Population Growth and Improvement of Competence Level
B. Establishment of Sustainable Consumption Pattern
C. Acatively Developing Social Services and Tertiary Industry

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 8 Eradication of Poverty
Programme Area:
A. Eradication of Poverty

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 9 Health and Sanitation (a)
ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 9 Health and Sanitation (b)
Programme Areas:
A. Meeting Basic Needs for Health Care
B. Minimizing the Impacts of Environmental Pollution on People's Health
C. Cpmtroling Infectious Diseases
D. Reducing the Harmful Impacts of Endemic Diseases
E. Protecting the Vulnerable
F. Facing the Challenges of Urban Sanitation

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 10 Development of Sustainable Human Settlements
Programme Areas:
A. Management of Urbanization and Human Settlements
B. Construction of Infrastructure and Improvement of Human Settlement Function
C. Improvement of the Human Settlement Environment
D. Provision of Adequate Shelter for All
E. Promotion of Sustainable Development of the Construction Industry
F. Energy Conservation and Enhancement of Energy Efficientcy in Human Settlements

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 11 Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development
Programme Areas:
A. Promoting Comprehensive Management for Sustainable Development
B. Enhancing the Food Security and Pre-warning System
C. Adjusting the Agricultural Structure and Optimizing the Combination of Resources and Production Factors
D. Increasing Agricultural Inputs and Improving Comprehensive Productivity
E. Sustainable Use of Agricultural Natural Resources and Protection of the Natural Environment
F. Development of Science and Technology for Sustainable Agriculture
G. Development of Township and Village Enterprises and Construction of Rural Centres

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 12 Sustainable Development of Industry, Transportation and Communication
Programme Areas:
A. Improving the Industrial Structure and Distribution
B. Developing Cleaner Production and Green Products
C. Development and Application of Industrial Technology
D. Improvement and Enhancement of Industrial Management
E. Promoting Sustainable Development of Transportation and Communications

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 13 Sustainable Energy Production and Consumption
Programme Areas:
A. Comprehensive Energy Planning and Management
B. Improving Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation
C. Disseminating Less Polluting Coal Mining and Clean Coal Technologies
D. Development of New and Renewable Energy Resources

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 14 Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (a)
ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 14 Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (b)
ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 14 Conservation and Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (c)
Programme Areas:
A. Establishing the Natural Resource Management System Based on the Market Mechanisms and Government Macroeconomic Conrtol
B. Implementing the Sustainable Development Impact Assessment System in the Decision-making for Natural Resource Management
C. Protection and utilization of Water Resources
D. Management and Sustainable Development of Land Resources
E. Cultivation, Protection, Management, and Sustainable Development of Forest Resources
F. Sustainable Development and Conservation of Marine Resources
G. Rational Development, Utilization, and Protection of Mineral Resources
H. Sustainable Utilization and Conservation of Grassland Resources

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 15 Conservation of Biodiversity
Programme Area:
A. Conservation of Biodiversity

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 16 Combating Desertification
Programme Areas:
A. Comprehensive Rehabilitation of Desertification and Its Management
B. Economic Development in Areas Prone to Desertification in Northern China
C. Comprehensive Prevention and Control of Soil Erosion
D. Construction and Management of Ecological Engineering for Soil Conservation

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 17 Disaster Mitigation
Programme Areas:
A. Improving Natural Disaster Management
B. Promoting the Establishment of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Systems, Reducing Losses Caused by Natural Disasters
C. Reducing Natural Disasters Caused or Aggravated by Human Factors

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 18 Protection of the Atmosphere
Programme Areas:
A. Prevention and Control of Atmospheric Pollution and Acid Rain
B. Prevention of Stratospheric Ozone Depletion
C. Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emission
D. Construction of Climate Change Monitoring, Forecasting, and Service Systems

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 19 Environmentally Sound Management of Solid Wastes
Programme Areas:
A. Disposal and Management of Solid Wastes
B. Safe and Environmentally Sound Management of Radioactive Wastes
C. Environmentally Sound Management of Municipal Solid Wastes
D. Management of Recyclable Wastes

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 20 Public Participation in Sustainable Development (a)
ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Chapter 20 Public Participation in Sustainable Development (b)
Programme Areas:
A. Participation of Women in Sustainable Development
B. Participation of Children and Youth in Sustainable Development
C. Participation of Minority Nationalities and Minority Nationality Districts in Sustainable Development
D. Participation of Workers and Labour Unions in Sustainable Development
E. Strengthening the Role of the Science and Technology Circle in Sustainable Development

ball3.gif (1668 bytes) Appendix List of the Leading Groups for China's Agenda 21
Leading Members Associate Leading Members Members Formulation Sectors

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