Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development

On March 24-25, the US-Canada Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development will bring together citizen organizations and networks, educators, government policymakers, business representatives, youth and others across North America to review progress towards sustainability since the 1992 Earth Summit and to identity the key p

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Bali blog 1: Civil society and UNEP


I am flying on Qatar Airlines racking up my carbon footprint karma on the way to Bali in the current guise of "civil society representative for North America" to participate in the 11th session of the Global Major Groups and Stakeholder Forum, followed by the 11th Special Session of the

UNEP North American Civil Society Consultation

The United Nations Environment Program's Regional Office for North America (UNEP-RONA) invites concerned members of North America's civil society organizations to attend this consultation, in preparation for the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF), scheduled for 24-26 February 2010, in Bali, Indonesia.

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