Committed to Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements for All

In Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC




  Theme: Eco-cities: a New Opportunity of Sustainable Human Settlements

Place:Banqueting Hall, Interlaken Hotel, Oriental Chinese Town East of Shenzhen

A.Opening Ceremony (Time: 14:30-15:10, Nov. 13th )

14:30-14:35 Mr. Lu Haifeng, Secretary-General of the GFHS and CCDE, declares the beginning of the                         Forum and introduces the guests of the Forum.

14:35-14:40 A certain leader of Shenzhen municipal government delivers the welcomimg address.

14:40-15:00 Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Former Under-Secretary-General and High                                     Representative of the United Nations
                  Chairman of GFHS delivers the opening address.


15:00-15:05 Mr. Wang Tianliang, Chief-Editor of Shenzhen Press Group and Shenzhen Special Zone Daily, addresses the conference.

15:05-15:10 Mr. Shi Shouxu addresses the conference. Mr. Shi is President Assistant of Peking University, Chairman of PKU-HKUST Shenzhen-HongKong Institution (IER) and Deputy Standing Dean of Shenzhen Graduate School of Peking University.

B.Guest’s Speeches and Discussions (Time: 15:10-18:20, Nov. 13th ) 

 ★ Speech 1(Time: 15:10-16:45)

Subject of the phrase: New Notions and Trends of the Eco-city Construction

15:10-15:25 Title: the Challenges from Human Settlements, Climatic Change and the Environmental Sustainablity

Speaker: Dr. Noel Brown, President of Friends of the U.N. and famous diplomat of environmental protection

15:25-15:45 Title: not yet to be officially decided

Speaker: a certain leader from the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of PRC

15:45-16:05 Title: not yet to be officially decided

Speaker: Mr. Luan Shengji, Professor of Environment College of Peking University,

PhD Mentor & Deputy Dean of Shenzhen Graduate School of Peking



Title: Building Eco-Cities for the 21st Century-Chinese Leadership

Speaker: Ms. Kirstin Miller, Executive Chairman of International Eco-City Builders

Speech 2(Time: 16:25-17:05)

Subject of the phrase: the Practical Examples of Building Eco-Cities and


Speaker: Mayors and well-known developers

Speech 3(Time: 17:05-18:10)

Subject of the phrase: the New Technology and Design of the Construction of Eco-Cities

Speaker: well-known designers and environmental protection specialists

Summarization of the conference

(Time: 18:10-18:20)

C.Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Time: from 19:30 to 21:30 on the evening of Nov. 13th

Place:  Banqueting Hall, Interlaken Hotel, Oriental Chinese Town East of Shenzhen

D.GFHS board meeting

Time: from 9:30 to11:00 on the morning of Nov. 14th

Place:  VIP room,3 floor,Interlaken Hotel, Oriental Chinese Town East of Shenzhen


Dates: from the afternoon of Nov. 14th

Place: Shenzhen

F.Branch Activity--- Ecological Restoration Proseminar and Investigate

Dates: Nov. 15th 

Place: Wuxi city of Jiangsu Province