National Level Coordination Structure of Agenda 21
1. Key National Sustainable Development Coordination Mechanism(s)/Council(s).
General Department of Technical Cooperation in Ministry of Planning
Environment Protection Council
Contact point (Name, Title, Office): Mrs. Mariam Al-Awadi, Assistant Under Secretary, Ministry of Planning
Mailing address: P.O. Box 15, Kuwait 13001
All governmental bodies members of Environment Protection Council
Chairperson: Minister of Health
2a. List of ministries and agencies involved:
Ministry of Planning; Ministry of Health; Ministry of Electricity & Water; Ministry of Public Works; Ministry of Oil; Ministry of Information; Ministry of Commerce & Industries; Ministry of Social Affairs & Labour; Ministry of Education; Ministry of Communication; Ministry of Interior; Kuwait Municipality; General Department for Shuaiba Area Authority.
2b. Names of para-statal bodies and institutions involved, as well as participation of academic and private sectors:
Public Authority for Agriculture & Fisheries
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
2c. Names of non-governmental organizations:
Environment Protection Society
3. Mandate role of above mechanism/council:
Coordination, follow up an evaluation of all activities between Government of Kuwait and all specialized agencies and organizations, including activities related to sustainable development and environment.
4. If available, attach a diagram (organization chart) showing national coordination structure and linkages between ministries: See over.
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