Select Committee on Environmental Audit Third Report


Annex I: Key preparatory meetings for the Summit

  EU UNOther
2001
APRIL/
MAY
   PrepCom I
30 April-2 May ,New York
  
JUNE  6-8
The Europe and North America Eminent Persons Regional Roundtable.
Vail, Colorado, US
  
SEPT14-16
Belgian informal joint Environment/
Transport Council
 
24-25
Ministerial UN-ECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe).
Ministers of all countries in the region (Europe, Canada and the US) agreed on key policy issues and priorities for WSSD.
General Assembly opened in New York
  
OCT29
Environment Council
    
DEC12-13, Environment Council
14-15, European Council, Lacken
UN General Assembly resolutions on WSSD   
2002Spanish Presidency began 28-8 Feb
PrepCom II, New York
  
JAN       
FEB  13-15
Global Ministerial Environmental
 Forum (UNEP Governing Council), Columbia
20-22 Feb
Local Govt Int Prep Com
(Can)
MARCHEnvironment Council
15-16
European Council, Barcelona
3-14
Second Session and Ministerial Segment of the UN
Forum on Forests, San Joséé, Costa Rica
18-22
UN High-Level Meeting on Financing for Development, Monterey, Mexico
25 March-5 April
PrepCom III
A review of action since Rio, New York

  
APRIL  8-26 April
Sixth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biodiversity and First Meeting of the Parties to
the Cartegena Protocol
G8
Environment Ministers (Canada)
12-14
G8 Environment Ministers, Canada
OECD Environment Ministers
5th Ministerial North Sea Conference, Bergen
MAY  27 May-7 June
PrepCom IV
Ministerial Level, Indonesia (Bali)
  
JUNEEnvironment
Council
21-22
European Council, Seville
26-28
G8 Summit, Ottowa
17-22
Sixth Session of the POPS Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (UNEP)
  
JULYDanish Presidency
begins
    
AUG  26 Aug-4 Sept
World Summit on Sustainable Development
(2-4 Sept Ministerial Segment)
  


Source: www.sustainable-development.gov.uk
*A range of regional and sub-regional prepcoms also took place throughout 2001.



 
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