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FOCUS: WSSD Johannesburg 2002 - A Setback for Sustainable Development
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plan passed, drama on corporate accountability
BRIEFINGS FOR JOHANNESBURG WSSD
For the World Summit on Sustainable Development now going on in
Johannesburg, TWN has produced several briefing papers highlighting
some of the key issues that will be discussed at the Summit.
These issues range from the economic (N-S relations, debt, ODA,
WTO, commodities, IPRs), to the social (health) and environment
(biotech, biodiversity, water).
Click here to view the TWN Briefings!
(Rio+10): Trade, finance issues now at centre on troubled process
TWN special report on how trade, debt and finance issues are
now at the centre stage of the WSSD. Deep North-South disagreements
on these topics led to the deadlock in the Bali talks in June. NGOs
working on trade and debt should now pay close attention to WSSD.
of Bali: Last stop before the WSSD
Major Group Multistakeholder Dialogue Paper for PrepcomIV, Bali
(3 May 2002)
Multistakeholder Dialogue paper for Prep Com II [MS-Word format]
environmental issues of the 21st century [TWN Briefing Paper]
"WE THE PEOPLES Believe Another World is Possible"
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FOCUS: Johannesburg 2002: The Road to Sustainable
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Environmental Governance: Some issues from a developing country perspective
Earth Summit: Plus 5 or Minus Five?
Commission for Sustainable Development
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