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National Level Coordination Structure of Agenda 21 Actions


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

Telephone: 00965-2426842

Fax: 2427820


Mailing address: P.O. Box 15, Kuwait 13001

2. Membership/Composition/Chairperson

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

Kuwait University

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.

Submitted by
Mrs. Mariam Al-Awadi
Signature: Unsigned.

Title: Assistant Under Secretary
Date: 1995

Ministry/Office: Ministry of Planning

Telephone: 00965-2426842
Fax: 2427820

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