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Eighteenth Session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-18)

3-14 May 2010 | UN Headquarters, New York, US

UNDESA
Highlights from Thursday, 6 May

On Thursday, delegates to CSD 18 completed their review of mining and waste management issues during morning sessions, and began their review of sustainable consumption and production during an afternoon session. A well-attended lunchtime briefing on preparations for the Rio 2012 Conference discussed the outcome of recent Bureau meetings and the organization of work for the 17-19 May 2010 PrepCom. Photo: Tariq Banuri, Director, Division for Sustainable Development, and CSD Chair Luis Alberto Ferrate Felicé during a noon press conference.

Thematic Discussions: Waste Management
Prasad Modak, Environmental Management Centre, India
Ermanno Santilli, MagneGas Cooperation, and Kenza Kaoukib-Robinson, UN Division for Sustainable Development
Chinese delegates during the discussion on waste
 
Screens during the presentation of Prasad Modak
 
Thematic Discussions: Mining
     
     

A view of the dais during the thematic discussion on mining

A view of the room
Victoria Lucia Tauli Corpuz, Tebtebba Foundation
Gavin Hilson, University of Reading, UK
Leroy Mobley, Youth and Children (left), intervening during the discussions
Thematic Discussions: Sustainable Consumption and Production
   
   

A view of the dais during the discussion on sustainable consumption and production

Stephen Spratt, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Tariq Banuri, Director, Division for Sustainable Development
CSD Vice-Chair and Session Chair Ulf Jaeckel, Germany
Helio Mattar, Brazil
   
A view of the dais during the discussions
 
Cleo Migiro, Chair of the African Roundtable on Sustainable Consumption and Production
   
   

China intervenes on sustainable consumption and production

Side Event: United Nations Champions Body Burden Forum
     
     

A view of the dais during the side event (left to right): Sharyle Patton, Commonweal, Jan-Gustav Strandenaes, Senior Policy Advisor to
the Northern Alliance for Sustainability (ANPED), and environmental activists Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg and actor Ed Begley, Jr.

Ake Bergman, Stockholm University
Environmental activists Norwegian Olympic Gold Medalist Stine Lise Hattestad Bratsberg, and actor Ed Begley, Jr.
 
Learning Center: Mercury: A global concern, organized by UNEP Chemicals
   
   

The learning center event, organized by UNEP, focused on mercury and concerns surrounding the substance.

   
   

 

Miscellaneous Photos
Noon press briefing
Delegates outside the conference center
Briefing on Rio+20 with Tariq Banuri and PrepCom Co-Chair Park In-kook, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
Table for the Marrakech Process
   
   

Genevieve Verbrugge, UNEP and Katia Simonova, UNFCCC

Related Links

UN Division for Sustainable Development (DSD) resources
UN DSD CSD-18 web site
CSD-18 organization of work
CSD-18 Documents
DSD SIDS website

The Marrakech Process web site (for the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns)

IISD RS resources

IISD RS coverage of CSD-17, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America
IISD RS coverage of CSD-17 Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting, 23-27 February 2009, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America
IISD RS coverage of the North American Workshop on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP), 6-7 November 2008, Washington, DC, US
IISD RS coverage of CSD-16, 5-16 May 2008, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America
IISD RS coverage of CSD-15, 30 April - 11 May 2007, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America
IISD RS coverage of Selected Side Events at CSD-15, 30 April - 11 May 2007, UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America

IISD RS archive of sustainable development meetings
Linkages sustainable development news page
Linkages Update - Bi-weekly international environment and sustainable development news
MEA Bulletin - Newsletter on key MEAs and their secretariats
Climate-L.org - News and information on the actions of international organizations in responding to the problem of global climate change
African Regional Coverage

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