SDPI and ACEF signs MoU for cooperation on research and learning

Islamabad, June 24, 2020 (PPI-OT): All-China Environment Federation (ACEF) and Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) have joined hands to explore avenues of collaboration and cooperation as joint research activities in the areas of mutual interests of both the organizations. Ms XIE Yuhong, Secretary General, ACEF and Dr Abid Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI in this regard signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) online on behalf of their respective organizations. Ms Lingling Yao and Dr Mahmood A. Khwaja have been nominated as the respective Focal Persons, for ACEF and SDPI, respectively.

Earlier, Mr Wang Jiajia, Director, ACEF Department of Public Interest Activities and Program, visited SDPI, with ACEF-GPEA team in the year 2019. The follow-up online meeting between the representatives of the two organizations to identify the areas of research and to share mutual learning was held during the month of May 2020. The ACEF-SDPI MoU aims to establish knowledge partnership, to conduct research jointly, policy analysis, capacity-building, and outreach. The MoU also signifies the mutual desire for the launch of new research, trainings and regional integration initiatives.

In addition to other mutually agreed upon by ACEF and SDPI, both organizations have agreed to collaborate and cooperate in the areas including research, the development of joint research proposals, activities and publications, sharing info/research data and other research resources and capacity Building including training courses, study tours, and joint leadership events.

For more information, contact:
Coordinator, Policy Advocacy and Outreach
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)
38 Embassy Road, G-6/3 Islamabad, Pakistan
Postal Code: 44000
Tel: +92-51-2278134 (Ext: 113)
Fax: +92-51-2278135
Cell: +92-333-559 2210