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LINKS TO OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES

·         Millennium Development Goals

·         Sustainable development

·         Biodiversity and wildlife

·         Chemicals management

·         Climate, energy and atmosphere

·         Forests, deserts, land

·         Human/social development

·         Intergovernmental organizations

·         Trade, finance and investment in sustainable development

·         Water, wetlands, oceans, coasts

 

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS WEBSITES

·         UN MDG site

·         World Bank MDG site

·         UN Development Programme

·         UN Development Group MDG site

·         World Health Organization MDG site

·         UN-HABITAT MDG site

·         UNHCHR MDG site

·         UN Population Fund MDG site

·         UN Children's Fund MDG site

·         Food and Agriculture Organization

·         UN-NGLS MDG site

·         The Millennium Project

·         Millennium Indicators database
 

 

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

 

UN AGENCIES AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

·         UN DESA - Department of Economic and Social Affairs

·         UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

·         UN Division for Sustainable Development

·         UN CSD - Commission on Sustainable Development

·         UN-NGLS - UN Non-governmental Liaison Service

·         UNDP - UN Development Programme 

·         UNEP - UN Environment Programme

·         Comprehensive list of UNEP offices, divisions, convention secretariats, etc.

·         Environmental Management Group
·         United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS)

Agriculture and food security

CGIAR - Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

IFAD – International Fund for Agricultural Development

UN DSD - Agriculture and Rural Development

World Food Programme

 

Energy

International Atomic Energy Agency

 

Mountain development

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

 

SIDS – Small island developing States

AOSIS – Alliance of Small Island States

FAO SIDS webpage

OHRLLS SIDS site

SIDSnet

SIDS Who’s Who Net

UN DESA SIDS website

UNEP Islands page

UNESCO SIDS website

UN Official Mauritius International Meeting website

SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMMES 

·         CIESIN - Center for International Earth Science Information Network

·         International Council of Science

·         International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

·         Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

·         UCS - Union of Concerned Scientists

·         Woods Hole Research Center
·         CSIRO Sustainability Network

 

NGOs

·         IISD - International Institute for Sustainable Development

·         CIEL - The Center for International Environmental Law

·         Consumer International

·         ENDA - Environmental Development Action in the Third World

·         EU Center

·         FoEI - Friends of the Earth International

·         Greenpeace International

·         ICLEI - International Council for Local Environment Initiatives

·         IIED – International Institute for Environment and Development

·         Stakeholder Forum for Our Common Future

·         Tebtebba

·         Third World Network

·         WEDO – Women’s Environment and Development Organization

·         Worldwatch Institute

·         WRI - World Resources Institute

·         WWF

·         Yearbook of International Co-operation on Environment and Development  

 

NEWS AND RESOURCE SITES

·         Environmental Sustainability Portal
·
         Development Gateway - Urban Development

·         ENN - Environmental News Network

·         ENS - Environment News Service

·         GRID-Arendal News

·         Planet Ark

·         SciDev.Net - Science and Development Network

·         UNEP press releases

·         UN News Center: Environment and Shelter

·         UN Wire

 

 

BIODIVERSITY AND WILDLIFE

 

MEA SECRETARIATS AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

·         CBD - Convention on Biological Diversity

·         Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

·         CITES - Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

·         CMS - Convention on Migratory Species

·         FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization

·         Global Environment Facility

·         International Whaling Commission

·         Biodiversity Planning Support Programme

·         World Intellectual Property Organization

·         OECD Biotechnology

 

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

·         International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biodiversity

·         Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

 

NGOs

·         Defenders of Wildlife

·         IUCN - The World Conservation Union

·         TRAFFIC

·         WDCS - Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society

·         WWF

·         Center for International Environmental Law

·         GRAIN

·         International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development

·         ICTSD IPRs on line

·         Friends of the Earth International

·         Union of Concerned Scientists

·         Center for Science in the Public Interest

·         Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

·         Third World Network

 

NEWS

·         GM Food News

·         International Press Centre Biodiversity Research (IPCB)

       

 

CHEMICALS MANAGEMENT

 

MEA SECRETARIATS AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

·         UNEP Chemicals Programme

·         Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

·         Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent (PIC)

·         Basel Convention

·         UNEP - Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM)

·         IFCS - Intergovernmental Forum on Chemical Safety

·         Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC)

·         International Programme on Chemical Safety

·         UNITAR Chemicals and Waste Management Programme

·         Global Environment Facility

·         OECD Chemicals Programme

 

NGOs

·         Basel Action Network

·         Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International

·         International POPs Elimination Network (IPEN)

·         World Chlorine Council

·         WWF Toxics Programme

·         Greenpeace – Toxics

·         European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC)

·         American Chemistry Council

·         Toxics Link India

·         Lowell Center for Sustainable Production Chemicals Policy Initiative (USA)

·         Bromine Science and Environmental Forum (BSEF)

 

NEWS/INFORMATION SITES

·         ENDS Environment Daily – Chemicals (subscription required)

·         American Chemical Society News Service

·         Environmental Science and Technology (subscription required)

·         Greenpeace Toxics Press Centre

·         UNEP Guide to Internet Information on Chemicals

 

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

 

MEA SECRETARIATS AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

·         UNFCCC Secretariat

·         Global Environment Facility

·         IEA - International Energy Agency

·         OECD and Climate Change

·         WMO - World Meteorological Organization

 

NATIONAL GOVERNMENT ACTIVITIES

·         Australia Foreign Affairs and Trade

·         Brazil and the UNFCCC

·         Japanese National Institute for Environmental Studies

·         US Department of State

·         CTI - Climate Technology Initiative

 

NGOs

·         CICERO - Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo

·         CAN - Climate Action Network

·         Climate Action Network Canada

·         EcoEquity

·         Helio International

·         INFORSE - International Network for Sustainable Energy

·         Keidanren Japanese Climate Change Page 

·         Ozone Action

·         Pew Center on Global Climate Change

·         Responding to Climate Change (RTCC)

·         Trialogue on Climate Change, Biodiversity and Desertification

·         Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC)

 

SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS

·         Columbia University's Earth Institute

·         CIESIN - Center for International Earth Science Information Network

·         Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 

·         International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU) 

·         Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research

·         World Climate Data and Monitoring Programme

·         World Climate Programme

 

REPORTS/NEWS/INFORMATION SITES

·         Australasian Emissions Trading Group
·
        
Foundation Joint Implementation Network (JIN)
·
        
Climate Ark Portal

·         CRS Issue Brief for Congress: Global Climate Change (2001)

·         Eldis climate page

·         National Consumer Coalition's globalwarming.org

·         Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary

·         Tiempo Newswatch

·         US EPA Global Warming Site

·         US Global Change Research Information Office

·         Weathervane (an online forum by RFF)

 

 

FORESTS, DESERTS AND LAND

 

MEA SECRETARIATS AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

Forests

·         UNFF - UN Forum on Forests

·         FOREST EUROPE - Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe

·         CIFOR - Center for International Forestry Research

·         CPF - Collaborative Partnership on Forests

·         FAO Forestry Department

·         ITTO - International Tropical Timber Organization

·         UNEP/WCMC Forests page

Deserts

·         UNCCD - UN Convention to Combat Desertification

·         Global Mechanism of the UNCCD

·         FAO Desertification

·         IFAD - International Fund for Agricultural Development

·         UNDP Drylands Development Centre

·         UNEP’s Drylands Ecosystem and Desertification Control Programme Activity Center

 

NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

Forests

·         Forest Stewardship Council

·         IIED Forestry and Land Use Programme

·         IISD Forests

·         IUCN – Forest Conservation Programme

·         IUFRO - International Union of Forest Research Organizations

·         Rainforest Alliance

·         WWF – Forests for Life Programme

·         WRI Forests webpage

Deserts

·         IIED Drylands

·         ICID - International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

 

 

LINKS/RESOURCE PAGES

Forests

·         Forest Conservation Portal

·         WRI’s forests links page

·         WWW Virtual Library Forestry

Deserts

·         UNCCD links page

·         UNDP Drylands links

 

 

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

 

UN AGENCIES

·         ILO – International Labour Organisation

·         OHCHR – Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

·         UN Children’s Fund

·         UN-HABITAT - UN Human Settlements Programme

·         UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

·         UN Population Fund

·         CSW - UN Commission on the Status of Women

·         CEDAW - Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women

·         UN Division for the Advancement of Women

·         UN Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality

 

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND NGOS

·         Global Health Council

·         Permanent Court of Arbitration

·         WEDO – Women’s Environment and Development Organization

 

 

INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

·         ACP Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States

·         African Union

·         EU - European Union

·         G-77 - Group of 77

·         OECD – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

·         The South Centre

 

 

TRADE, FINANCE AND INVESTMENT IN SD

 

MEA SECRETARIATS AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

·         World Trade Organization (WTO)

·         UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

·         UN Financing for Development process

·         World Bank Group

·         International Monetary Fund (IMF)

·         North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

 

 

WATER, OCEANS AND WETLANDS

 

UN AGENCIES, MEA SECRETARIATS AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

·         Ramsar Convention on Wetlands

·         UN Division for Ocean Affairs and Law of the Sea (DOALOS)

·         UNEP Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (UNEP-GPA)

·         FAO Fisheries

·         Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)

·         International Maritime Organization (IMO)

 

NGOs

·         Wetlands International

·         Friends of the Earth International – Water/Wetlands Campaign

·         International Rivers Network

·         Oceana

·         Seaweb
·         International Rainwater Harvesting Alliance

·         International Collective in Support of Fishworkers’ (ICSF) International Legal Instruments Relevant to Fisheries and Fishing Communities

 

PORTALS, INFORMATION SITES

·         UNEP Freshwater

·         UNEP's Activities in Marine and Coastal Areas

·         UNESCO-Water

·         Water Conservation Portal

·         Oceans Conservation Portal

 

PARTNERSHIPS AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

�         Building Partners for Development (BPD) in Water and Sanitation

�         Global Water Partnership

�         ICRI - International Coral Reef Initiative

�         International Water Association (IWA)

�         IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre

�         WSSCC - Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council

�         World Water Council

 

SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZATIONS

�         IWMI - International Water Management Institute

�         UNESCO-Institute for Water Education (IHE)

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