Archive for March, 2010

International Environmental Governance Discussions Now Open to Civil Society Input

Mar 11, 2010 No Comments

Agreeing that the status quo in international environmental governance is untenable, world environment ministers launched a political process that will seriously consider all possible options for reforming the international environmental architecture. This is the formal continuation of the so-called Belgrade process, which was launched in February 2009 at the 24th session of the Governing Council [...]

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GEG Project Director Discusses Global Environmental Governance Reforms with IPS

Mar 09, 2010 No Comments

Reporting from the 11th Special Session of the UNEP Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environmental Forum in Bali, Indonesia, Argentinian environmental journalist Marcela Valente discussed the majority sentiment of the conference’s attendees. “We need strong environmental governance, with more power and a bigger budget,” states Alida Spadafora, director of the Panamanian National Association for the Conservation of [...]

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