Sustainable Development - 2001 Developments

11/29/01 2002 Earth Summit Faces Challenges in Wake of Sept. 11
11/07/01 Population Projected to Grow to 10.9 Billion by 2050, U.N. Says
10/22/01 Summary of the African Preparatory Conference for the World Summit on Sustainable Development
10/15/01 Sweden Best at Balancing Growth and Environment
09/20/01 Brazilian Groups Begin Certifying Whether Wood Sold was Cut Legally
09/18/01 Beating Poverty Seen as Way of Beating Poverty
09/17/01 Argentine Farmers Seek Benefits of Organic Farming
09/15/01 Summary Report of the Forest Law Enforcement and Governance East Asia Ministerial Conference
09/10/01 Coverage of the Sustainable Food Security Conference
05/16/01 Commission Articulates Sustainable Development Strategy for E.U.
05/10/01 OECD Focusses on Sustainable Growth
03/13/01 European Commission urges criminal penalties for intentional or seriously negligent violations of certain environmental laws
02/28/01 World's population will largely increase in the developing world whereas populations in the developed world will remain the same
02/27/01 Summary report on the Informal Regional Consultation on Inter-linkages: Synergies and Coordination Among Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) on 26-27 February 2001 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
02/26/01 Summary of the second substantive session of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom II) for the United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on 19-23 February 2001, at the United Nations Center for Human Settlements (UNCHS) in Nairobi, Kenya
02/19/01 South Africa plans to concentrate on poverty alleviation, health and the emancipation of women when it hosts the Earth Summit in 2002
02/12/01 UNEP Governing Council concludes with its latest session in Nairobi with a view of creating a global environmental governance body
02/09/01 Summary of the 21st Session of the UNEP Governing Council and Second Global Ministerial Environment Forum held in Nairobi, Kenya
01/26/01 Bush takes an opposing position on overpopulation, deemed to be a major environmental problem by many environmentalists, and announces a "global gag rule" on health service providers and NGOs receiving U.S. funds from engaging in abortion related activities