National Documents

The Green Growth National Documents Database is a library of key official documents that advance green growth and green economy. The Database highlights countries’ actions towards green growth and provides access to relevant plans and policies.

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China
Renewable Energy Law of the People's Republic of China was adopted on 28th February 2005 and was amended on December 26th, 2009. The law was formulated to promote the development and utilization of renewable energy, to increase the supply of energy and to protect the environment in order to realize sustainable development. The renewable energy here refers to non-fossil energies, such as wind energy, solar energy, hydro energy, bioenergy, geothermal energy, and ocean energy.
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China
Formulated to facilitate circular economy, resource efficiency and environmental protection China's Circular Economy Promotion Law came into force in January 2009. The Law aims to achieve sustainable development by raising resources utilization rate and increasing resource recovery in production, circulation, and consumption.
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China
The Energy Conservation Law of the People's Republic of China is formulated for the purpose of promoting energy conservation in the whole society, improving energy utilization efficiency, protecting and ameliorating the environment, and striving for all round, balanced and sustainable development of the economy and the society.
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China
Rapid industrialization and urbanization have immensely impacted human health ensued due to increasing environmental pollution in China. Environmental protection and safeguarding public health have become the urgent demand of the public. China's 12th Five-Year Plan for the Environmental Health Work of National Environmental Protection aims to tackle these issues by outlining the current situation and problems in the development of environmental health work and identifying and improving the key areas that will contribute to safeguarding measures.
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China
China's National Climate Change Programme outlines the objectives, basic principles, key areas of actions as well as policies and measures to address climate change for the period up to 2010.
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Bhutan
Bhutan 2020: A vision for peace, prosperity and happiness II prioritizes the future and sets out the main directions that enable the nation to mainatin its distinctive path of development in the next century. It identifies a hierarchy of goals, objectives and principles and presents the central development concept that is essential for understanding the distinctive approach to development.
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Bhutan
Bhutan 2020: A vision for peace, prosperity and happiness I is a vision statement that seeks to review the current situation. It looks back at the path Bhutan has travelled as a nation in the past three decades and notes the progress the nation has recorded in a number of fields. It also examines the reasons that help to explain the achievements, and draws conclusions on the distinctive Bhutanese path of development.
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Thailand
The Ninth National Economic and Social Development Plan adopts the philosophy of sufficiency economy that focuses on the alleviation of poverty and upgrading of the quality of life for the Thai people. The sufficiency economy philosophy will be followed as a shared value of the Thai people, guiding the transformation to a new national management system based on efficiency, quality of life, and sustainability objectives.
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Thailand
The Tenth National Economic and Social Development Plan aims to pursue a green and happiness society under the direction of the sufficiency economy philosophy. The mission of the Tenth plan is to enhance the efficient economy, conserve biodiversity and build a secure natural resource base, increase capabiity of people to achieve self-reliance through knowledge, good health and strong communitites and improve the national administration with strong governance and democracy with the king as the head of the state.
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Thailand
The Twelfth National Economic and Social Plan focuses on enhancing international regulatory and institutional linkages at the implementation level. It emphasizes the use of physical infrastructure linkages as a basis for the development of areas, economies and communities along transborder economic corridors.

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