the Union government is considering applying the Green City Concept to Gurgaon in its commitment to the United Nations Development Project's ( undp ) Agenda 21. Agenda 21 is the world

New Zealand s minister for the environment Simon Upton is the chairperson of the seventh session of the Commission on Sustainable Development CSD 7 , which is scheduled to meet at the United Nations, New York, in April th

CSD has become a stratospheric environment in which no wisdom gets injected from the perspective of the poor

The key interests of both proponents and opponents of the forest convention is control of the timber market. The convention is driven by commercial interests

A PROGRAMME called Local Initiatives for the Environment -- LIFE -- is using novel approaches to finance and implement environmental projects. A product of Agenda 21, the international agreement

Is there a worldwide trend of sustained growth towards sustainable development?

WITH HUGE reductions in aid already under way and further cuts to follow soon, transfer of resources remains the most contentious issue in international relations, says International Development Research Centre IDRC chief Keith Bezanson. Bezanson spoke

THE CONFERENCE has just ratified the Earth Charter, the name of which has been changed to the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development at the behest of developing countries. This puts

At UNCED, the North tried using the facile argument that their larger consumption actually provided trade and jobs for the poorer South. But nobody bit the hook