On May 7th, 2018, the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) and World Resources Institute (WRI) signed Memorandum of Understanding on Long-term Strategic Cooperation in Beijing. Madam Fang Li, Assistant Secretary General of CCICED and Deputy Director-General of Foreign Economic Cooperation Office of Ministry of Ecology and Environment, and Dr. Li Lailai, Chief Representative of WRI (USA) Beijing Representative Office, represented the two organizations and signed the MOU.
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