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THE AD HOC WORKING GROUP FOR THE SEVENTH SESSION OF THE UN COMMISSION ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (CSD-7)

 

Photo highlights for 3 March

Roundtable on Oceans

The Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development presented a discussion entitled "Roundtable on Oceans: the Challenges In Front of Us." The meeting was chaired by Jan-Gustav Strandenaes (far left), Managing Director of the NFED.
Arab Hoballah, UNEP, gave a brief introduction of the Mediterranean Regional Seas Programme, of which he is Deputy Director.
Bill Mansfield (left), Speial Advisor to the Honorable Simon Upton (CSD-7 Chairman) on Ocean Issues, emphasized institutional matters and the need for concrete action, not vague theoretical debate, at the CSD. Jane Earl (right), Chief Executive Officer of the Marine Stewardship Council, stressed that the private sector can be a source of solutions and opportunities for ocean management.
Sian Pullen (far left), Head of the WWF's Marine Conservation Program, and Jan-Gustav Strandenaes (right), Managing Director of the Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development.

Plenary

Alison Drayton, delegate for Guyana and spokesperson for the G-77/China at the CSD Intersessionals.
ENB writer Laura Ivers obtaining clarifications from members of the delegations of the United States (left) and Canada (right)

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