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Programme of UNESCO events at the World Summit on Sustainable Development (26 August - 4 September 2002). Synoptic calendar  

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No sustainable development without education@ - (UNESCOPRESS)
02-09-2002 10:00 pm Johannesburg – A new vision of education for sustainable development was outlined yesterday by UNESCO Director-General Koïchiro Matsuura, President Gustavo Noboa of Ecuador, President Natsagiin Bagabandi of Mongolia and Education Minister Kader Asmal of South Africa, at a major symposium during the World Summit on Sustainable Development. More

Water is not just a commodity, but a common public good, says UNESCO@ - (UNESCOPRESS)
29-08-2002 10:00 pm Johannesburg/Paris, August 30 - Preliminary results of the most extensive United Nations undertaking to assess the world’s freshwater resources will be presented on September 3 at the Water Dome (2p.m. to 4.30p.m., rooms 3 and 4) during the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg. More

UNESCO launches the world's largest encyclopedia on sustainable developpement@ - (UNESCO Press)
28-08-2002 10:00 pm Johannesburg/Paris-UNESCO will launch the largest and most comprehensive encyclopedia ever published on sustainable development on September 3, at the World Summit on Sustainable Development. More

Libraries and Sustainable Development@ - (UNESCO/CI)
28-08-2002 10:00 pm As negotiations on the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg continue, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) asserts that library and information services promote sustainable development by ensuring freedom of access to information. More

Cultural diversity essential for sustainable development, maintains UNESCO@ - (UNESCOPRESS)
27-08-2002 10:00 pm Johannesburg/Paris – How can we alleviate poverty while promoting cultural and biological diversity? What political and legal measures need to be taken at the national and international levels to promote cultural diversity and protect biodiversity? More

Education for Sustainable Development@ - (UNESCOPRESS)
26-08-2002 10:00 pm Paris/Johannesburg, August 27 - For sustainable development to become a reality, people everywhere must learn to think and act differently. More

What's the use of Ocean Science?@ - (UNESCOPRESS)
22-08-2002 10:00 pm Although they hit the headlines, flood, drought and famine are often the results of natural, regular and probably predictable cycles lasting a decade or so. They are infrequent, but not unusual – as are the years of plenty that do not make the front page. More

UNESCO Promotes Cultural Diversity and Education at World Summit on Sustainable Development@ - (UNESCOPRESS)
21-08-2002 10:00 pm New trade and environmental agreements alone won't alleviate poverty and unbridled consumption, which are wreaking ecological havoc and deepening economic inequalities the world over. More


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Diaporama 25-08-2002 10:00 pm
Educating for a sustainable future: action, commitments and partnerships 01-09-2002 10:00 pm


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