On April 24th, 2008, Minister WAN Gang met EU Science and Research Commissioner Janez Potocnik. They exchanged views on climate change and promotion of China-EU cooperation in science and technology.
WAN welcomed Commissioner Potocnik¡¯s keynote speech on the International Forum on Climate Change and Science & Technology Innovation and introduced the Chinese government¡¯s work in energy conservation and emission reduction, especially the advanced technologies adopted in the 2008 Beijing Olympics for the purpose. The Commissioner emphasized the importance of climate change in international cooperation and appreciated Chinese efforts and achievements in energy conservation and emission reduction.
At the end of the meeting, they signed the Agreement between the Government of the People¡¯s Republic of China and EURATOM on the Cooperation in Peaceful Use of Atomic Energy.