ENB Vol. 27 No. 29 – Second Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the zero draft of outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #5

UNCSD INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS: FRIDAY 27, April 2012 On Friday, delegates continued informal negotiations on the draft outcome document for the UNCSD. WG1 completed its first reading on Section V (Framework for Action) in morning and afternoon sessions. WG2 continued discussions on Section IV (IFSD), and exchanged views on IFSD reform …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 18 – First Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document and Third Intersessional Meeting of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #2

UNCSD INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS: Friday, 23 MARCH 2012′ Delegates completed their first reading of Section V (Framework for Action and Follow-up) of the zero draft. Many consultations and side events also took place throughout the day. consultations on the zero draft V. FRAMEWORK FOR ACTION AND FOLLOW-UP: A. Priority/key/thematic/cross-sectoral issues and …

Moving beyond GDP a European and national policy issue

A subject once discussed mainly by researchers and university scholars, the need to develop new indicators to better measure a nation’s prosperity and quality of life is now high on the agenda of European policy makers and national governments. This newsletter highlights recent developments in efforts to find measures that …