Stakeholder Participation

UNEP Announces Climate Neutral Network [viewed]

The Climate Neutral Network (CN Net), an initiative to catalyze international response to global warming, has been launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), in cooperation with the UN Environment Management Group.

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DSD Organizes Multistakeholder Dialogue on Implementing Sustainable Development [viewed]

1 February 2010: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), Division for Sustainable Development (DSD), convened a Multistakeholder Dialogue on Implementing Sustainable Development on 1 February 2010, at UN Headquarters in New York, US.

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UNCSD PrepCom Begins Discussion of Green Economy and Sustainable Development Governance [viewed]

17 May 2010: The first Preparatory Committee (PrepCom) for the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) began its deliberations on the green economy and the institutional framework for sustainable development on 17 May 2010, at UN Headquarters in New York, US.

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Event: 11th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development [viewed]

The substantive session of CSD-11 is scheduled for 28 April-9 May 2003.  

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Event: International Forum on Partnerships for Sustainable Development [viewed]

This Forum is organized by the Italian Ministry for the Environment and Territory in cooperation with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA). It will seek to enhance the contribution of partnerships towards the implementation of sustainable development goals and objectives. The Forum's outcome will be presented to CSD-12.  

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Event: FfD Hearings with Civil Society and Business Sector [viewed]

This meeting will be held as part of the preparatory process to the Follow-up International Conference on Financing for Development to Review the Implementation of the Monterrey Consensus, to be held in Doha, Qatar, in November 2008.  

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Event: UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) [viewed]

This meeting is also referred to as Rio+20. The UN General Assembly, in December 2009, adopted a resolution calling for a UNCSD to be convened in Brazil in 2012. This meeting will mark the 20th anniversary of the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), which convened in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The General Assembly resolution specifies that a three-day PrepCom should convene in May 2010, a two-day PrepCom should convene in February-March 2011, and a three-day PrepCom should convene immediately before UNCSD. On 4 November 2011, Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil, announced a proposal to change the dates to 13-15 June 2012 for PrepCom III and 20-22 June 2012 for the UNCSD, in order to allow for highest-level participation. The previously scheduled dates were 28-30 May 2012 for PrepCom III and 4-6 June 2012 for the UNCSD.  

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Earth Dialogues: Globalization and Sustainable Development - Is Ethics the Missing Link? [viewed]

23 February 2002: This event was held from 21-23 February 2002 in Lyon, France. Organized by Green Cross International, Earth Dialogues provided a forum for debate on how to forge the necessary links between globalization, sustainable development and ethics.

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Third Meeting of the Global Forum on Sustainable Energy [viewed]

29 November 2002: The Global Forum on Sustainable Energy (GFSE) convened for its third meeting from 27-29 November 2002 in Graz, Austria.

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Stakeholder Dialogue on Sustainable Water Management [viewed]

26 April 2002: The Stakeholder Dialogue on Sustainable Water Management – Priorities for Policy Frameworks and Best Practices convened from 25-26 April 2002, at the Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue in Rüschlikon, Switzerland.

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