A Belt and Road environmental health seminar was held virtually on November 3, with officials and experts from the Bureau of International Cooperation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Consulate General of the Republic of Ecuador in Guangzhou, and CAS’s Institute of Urban Environment, attending and delivering speeches at the meeting.

The sponsors of the meeting are CAS’s Institute of Urban Environment, the Belt and Road Alliance of Urban Environmental Health under the Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO), and the Fujian Belt and Road Environmental Health Joint Laboratory.

Experts and scholars from the Agency of the Regulation and Control of Biosecurity and Quarantine for Galapagos, the Industrial University of Santander in Colombia, the National University of Tumbes in Peru, the Technical University of Manabí in Ecuador, and CAS’s Institute of Urban Environment made reports at the meeting.

Participants also discussed the progress, problems, solutions and plans of the construction and application of the species pollutant load database in the Belt and Road region, which is an international partnership program of CAS.

Scholars from Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, and China attended the meeting.

Source: Institute of Urban Environment (IUE),

Chinese Academy of Sciences

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