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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 Whos 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 Womens 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

         UNEPs 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

         WRIs 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 Childrens 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 Womens 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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