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The 1st China Clean Air Management TrainingPost date: 2013-11-27

The 1st China Clean Air Management Training was held in Beijing during November 17-18, 2013. Foreign Economic Cooperation Office of Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) and the Energy Foundation were jointly organizing the training with support by Clean Air Alliance of China.

The training aimed to assist cities in the implementation of the "Ten Measures" through offering guidance and support to bridge the urgent needs of cities in the technical aspects onthe one hand, and creating opportunities to facilitate communication and knowledge exchanges among cities on the other.

The training was equipped with distinguished lecturers from both China and abroad. The  experts included Catherine Witherspoon, Christopher A. James,Elaine Chang, Jeremy Schreifels,John Murlis, Lei Yu, Liu Xiaodong, Markus Amman, Rich Damberg, Yang Jintian and Zhangqiang. The scope focused on the following three topics: Air Emission Inventory, City Air Quality Attainment Planning, and Regional Coordination. The training addressed concepts, most recent updates, international experience in relevant domains; presents the case studies of best and good practices;and introduces the applicable police tools (e.g. CAAC City Air Emission Inventory Tool and Air Quality Planning Manual) as well to support actions in cities.

Around 70 people attended the training, including representatives from 25 provinces and cities, and researchers from universities and institutes. City representatives made group discussion and shared the development and challenges of their clean air management besides the training lectures from experts. After two days comprehensive lectures and active discussion, the 1st China Clean Air Management Training was closed on 18 November.