Press releases

USAID highlights regional cooperation in training for environmental inspectors

Date of Release: 
Mar 23 2009

Hanoi – The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) will conduct training sessions for environmental inspectors in southern, central and northern Vietnam in July to support the government's recent decision to strengthen environmental inspection. Trainees will include inspectors from MoNRE and the provincial Departments of Natural Resources and Environment.

Tang Xingqun Received First AECEN Award for Excellence

Date of Release: 
Nov 24 2008

The Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network (AECEN) awarded its first- ever Award for Outstanding Service and Commitment by a Woman to Tang Xingqun,  Deputy Director-General of the Chongqing Environmental Protection Bureau of the People’s Republic of China.  The award was presented at AECEN’s Annual Forum held in Bali, Indonesia, November 24-26.

Network of Asian Environmental Agencies to endorse stronger enforcement of Environmental Laws

Date of Release: 
Dec 11 2007

BEIJING, CHINA (Dec. 12, 2007) – Environmental agency leaders from 12 Asian nations and the United States will affirm their commitment to principles of environmental compliance and enforcement at an Asian Environmental Compliance and Enforcement Network (AECEN) meeting in Beijing on Dec. 13-15.

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