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North American Regional Consultation Meeting
for the 8th UNEP Global Civil Society Forum

Daily Update from Washington, D.C
Friday, 3 November 2006

Civil society participants from the US and Canada gathered on 3 November 2006 for the second and final day of the North American Civil Society Consultation in Washington, DC. The consultation was organized by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in the lead up to the 2007 UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GC/GMEF). During the morning, participants discussed chemicals management and then broke into four working groups to draft statements for the four issues to be considered at the GC/GMEF: Globalization, Ecosystem Services, and Human Wellbeing; Gender and the Environment; Water and the Environment; and Chemicals Management. More



Gender and Environment
Chemicals Management
Meeting Agenda
List of Participants
Daily Updates:

  Day One

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  Day Two

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