Oslo Rountable on Sustainable Production and Consumption
2.4 - Governments
2.4.3 International Cooperation

The globalisation of consumption and production patterns makes close cooperation between governments essential for the effectiveness and equitableness of national efforts to shift towards sustainable consumption. Intergovernmental work carried out by OECD countries should include representation from developing countries and economies in transition so that the implications for these can be understood and acted upon. It is vitally important that key agencies and organizations, such as OECD, CSD, UNEP and UNCTAD should collaborate closely on sustainable consumption matters. International organisations and governments should work together to:

International Organisations as Consumers

Improving Understanding and Awareness

Applying Tools for Modifying Behaviour

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Monitoring, Evaluating and Reviewing Performance

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