CSD 19 Bureau Prepares for May Event
March 2011: The minutes for the last two meetings of the Bureau of the 19th session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD 19) have been posted. The CSD 19 Bureau met on 28 February and 4 March, before and after the Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting (IPM) for the CSD.
At the 28 February meeting, the Bureau discussed, inter alia, the template to be used for the preparation of Chair's negotiating document to be distributed by the Chair on the last day of the IPM.
At the 4 March meeting, the Bureau discussed the IPM and preparations for CSD 19. They agreed that negotiations would take place in two parallel working groups, with the first to cover the themes of transport, chemicals, mining and interlinkages, cross-cutting issues and means of implementation, and the second to cover the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP) and waste management. [Summary of 28 February Bureau Meeting][Summary of 4 March Bureau Meeting]