Commemorative video from closing of the CSD

IISD RS (Video #18): IISD RS VIDEO: Final Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) « Day 1 – 16 September 2013 »   20 September 2013 | UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America (Duration: 6:15) During the twentieth and final session of the CSD, CSD-20 Chair …

The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes

Click here to visit the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase.   A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 9 September 2013 SD Policy Update The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes by Pamela S. Chasek, Executive Editor, Earth Negotiations Bulletin [ENB], IISD Reporting Services (US) As_part_of the discussions on …

SAVE THE DATE – Youth Blast in NY, 20th September 2013!

  Hi  everyone,  This month, the UN is hosting in New York a series of key events together with its General Assembly, among them: the 20th Session of the  Commission  on Sustainable Development which will mark the end of a cycle and the the Inaugural Session of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.  This important …

Could A Mass Media Campaign Save The World?

By Martha Shaw United Nations CSD-19 prioritized sustainable consumption and production. With hundreds of billions in media spent each year in hopes that we’ll consume more, how much media would it take for us to consume less? Much of the discussion last week at the United Nations Commission on Sustainable …

Cooperation for a Green Economy

Latest News – 11 May 2011 Featured Guest Article Cooperation for a Green Economy by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Environment Programme (UNEP) As_the_Commission on Sustainable Development convenes in New York, the thoughts of an increasing number of nations are turning towards next year’s Rio+20 Conference in …

Un Chief Urges Change In Resource Consumption Patterns

UN CHIEF URGES CHANGE IN RESOURCE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT New York, May 13 2011 7:05PM Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the need for fundamental changes in humanity’s resource consumption patterns and values, saying the planet’s natural environment is under unprecedented pressure with far-reaching social and economic consequences. “Our …

Where are the green businesses? Report from UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19)

Where are the green businesses? Report from UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19) By Martha Shaw Much of the action at the CSD-19 takes place in informal discussions in the United Nations Lawn Building’s Vienna Café, its lounge areas and during the various side events. Because the CSD-19 is concentrating …

Women on the road to Rio+20 convene at United Nations CSD-19.

Women on the road to Rio+20 convene at United Nations CSD-19 By Martha Shaw After three days at the 19th session of the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19), I began thinking about how important women’s leadership is to the tiered mission of Rio+20 also known as Earth Summit …

Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages

Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages 29_April_2011: Rio+20: Making It Happen, Volume 2, Issue 8, highlights the third workshop on “Green Economy Pathways,” which was co-organized by the UN General Assembly and the Group of Friends on the Thematic Debate on Green Economy, as well …

Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus

Dear Friends, WECC is glad to be supporting the upcoming iMatter March on May 8th. Please join us in the iMatter March on Mother’s Day, May 8th in San Francisco. The iMatter Campaign was started by 16 year old Alec Loorz. It is a youth-led revolution that will serve as …