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GC Today - 8 February 2007

The Plenary received and discussed the reports of the ministerial roundtable discussions on globalization and UN reform. The Committee of the Whole deliberated on the implementation of UNEP’s programme of work and the relevant decisions, and considered draft decisions. As a side event, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) hosted a discussion on the findings of a recent report on the links between Environment and Globalization.

Download the report:

Environment and Globalization: Five Propositions [pdf - 611KB]


Coverage of the Day's Proceedings:

» GC-24 Journal Vol. 4

Earth Negotiations Bulletin
Daily coverage, with sound clips and speaker photos

Audio Visual



Achim Steiner,
Executive Director
United Nations Environment Programme
[ video ]

Amb. Peter Maurer, Switzerland and Amb. Enrique Berruga Filloy, Mexico on UN Reforms
[ video ]

H.E. Roberto Dobles Costa Rica
Brief of the President of the GC,
[ 7 February 2007 ]
[ 8 February 2007 ]

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Policy Statement by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director.


Press Releases


Special Events


WWF/UNEP/UNESCO Event : EU Water Development Cooperation, the Water and Policy Strategy of UNEP & the UN Watercourse Convention


Establishing an International Panel on the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources


Environment and Globalization - Hosted by Danish Foreign Ministry and IISD



UNEP 2006 Annual Report

UNEP 2006 Annual Report
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Today on the Elephants

GC24 opening session

Ambassador Peter Maurer, Switzerland, Co-Chair of Informal Consultations on UN Environmental Activities watching an environmental film while riding a pink elephant carousel
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