ISSCC Secretariat Visiting Member Cities

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In mid-August, Shao Xinhua, secretary general of International Smart Sustainable City Club (ISSCC), and Yang Bingjun, senior secretary of ISSCC, traveled to Beijing, Zhengzhou, Qingdao, Dalian, Changchun and other cities to visit local authorities, institutions and enterprises in above Club member cities. ISSCC introduced the recent working progress and development of ISSCC to them and sought for opportunities of cooperation on urban sustainable development with ISSCC member cities.

In Beijing, ISSCC visited former ISO Chairman Dr. Zhang Xiaogang; Mr. Tian Shihong, Director of SAC; Mr. Chen Gang, Deputy Director of the State Administration for Market Regulation , and other SAMR directors. ISSCC reported our annual work and plan to SAMR and SAC official and won high praise for our achievements.

During the time in Zhengzhou, ISSCC met with Mr. Gu Baozhong, deputy mayor of Zhengzhou Municipal, and exchanged views on the pilot and demonstration projects of international standards for urban sustainable development with Zhengzhou government. ISSCC delivered our hope to push forward the implementation of the pilot project in Zhengzhou.The Zhengzhou government is in support of the launching of the ISO37101 pilot project in the city.

In Qingdao, ISSCC discussed the cooperation on standardization with officers of Qingdao Administration of Market Regulation and Qingdao Institute of Standardization, Qingdao officials are very interested in the pilot of international standards for urban sustainable development. ISSCC also visited Qingdao National Marine Equipment Quality Inspection Center, Qingdao Chengyang Industrial Park, International Standardization Training Base (Qingdao) and other relevant organizations supporting sustainable development and standardization and communicated with their directors.

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ISSCC Secretariat (left) meeting Chairman Li Qiang of Dalian Inspection and Testing Group(right)

In the meeting with Dalian Administration of Market Regulation, Management Committee of Dalian tariff-free zone , Management Committee of Dalian Jinpu New District , Dalian Inspection and Testing Group and Dalian Institute of Standardization, ISSCC shared cooperation opportunities with these organizations, and conducted in-depth discussions on the pilot of international standards on urban sustainable development.

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ISSCC Secretariat (left) meeting with Changchun Administration of Market Regulation (right)

Later in Changchun, ISSCC exchanged views with Changchun Administration of Market Regulation on the international standards of sustainable urban development. As one of the the initiator cities of the ISSCC, Changchun will actively promote the launching of pilot project of ISO/TC268 international standards.