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Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting for the seventeenth session of the Commission on
Sustainable Development (CSD-17)

23-27 February 2009 | UN headquarters, New York, US

Delegates at opening of session
Highlights for Monday, 23 February 2009

The Intersessional Preparatory Meeting (IPM) for the 17th session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-17) opened on Monday morning at UN Headquarters in New York. Delegates offered opening statements, heard presentations from major groups, and discussed small island developing States’ (SIDS) situation with regard to the CSD-17 thematic cluster: Africa, agriculture, desertification, drought, land and rural development.
CSD-17 Chair Gerda Verburg (the Netherlands)
Tariq Banuri, Director, Division for Sustainable Development/CSD Secretariat
CSD Vice-Chair Javad Mansour (Iran)
Norwegian delegation
CSD Vice-Chair Kaire Munionganda Mbuende (Namibia)
John Matuszak, US Department of State, Division Chief for Sustainable Development and Multilateral Affairs
Sha Zukang, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
Bedrich Moldan (Czech Republic), CSD Vice-Chair 1993-1994 and Chair 2000-2001; Chair UNCED PrepCom Working Group III, Vice-Chair and Rapporteur of the Main Committee, 1991-1992
Delegates during the meeting
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