Twelfth Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-12)
United Nations Headquarters, New York | 19-30 April 2004 
   

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Highlights from Friday, 30 April

On Friday morning, delegates discussed meeting basic needs in water, sanitation and human settlements, with particular focuses on Sanitation and Human Settlements. In the afternoon, delegates met to hear statements on the status on preparations for the International Meeting to Review the Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Mauritius. Chair Brende also introduced his summary of the High Level Segment. John Ashe, Antigua and Barbuda, was elected Chair of CSD 13. The CSD adjourned at approximately 6:00 pm. Photo: CSD Chair Borge Brende gavels CSD 12 to a close as Jose Antonio Ocampo, Under Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs looks on before opening CSD 13 to elect the Bureau


Chair Brende brings the CSD to a close John Ashe, Antigua and Barbuda, is elected Chair of CSD 13


Meeting basic needs in water, sanitation and human settlements, with a particular focus on Sanitation

 

Jan Pronk, Chair of WSSCC, former Dutch Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment and Minister of Development

 

 

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Meeting basic needs in water, sanitation and human settlements, with a particular focus on Human Settlements

Listen to statements from:

Hernando de Soto, President, Instituto Libertad y Democracia, Peru

Anna Tibaijuka, Executive Director, UN-HABITAT

Olivio Dutra, Minister of State of Cities, Brazil

Qatar, on behalf of the G-77/China (not pictured)

Delegates from Morocco, the Holy See and Norway


Status on preparations for the International Meeting to Review the Implementation of the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Mauritius