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Joahannesburg Summit 2002
Media Info
  PRESS RELEASES


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14/11/2002 UN Urges Governments to Maintain Pressure for Action After Johannesburg Summit

04/09/2002 Sustainable Development Summit Concludes in Johannesburg: UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Says It's Just the Beginning

04/09/2002 Highlights of commitments and implementation initiatives

03/09/2002 Summit Print Materials to be Donated to South African Library System

03/09/2002 With a Sense of Urgency, Johannesburg Summit Sets an Action Agenda

02/09/2002 Summit Secretary-General Says Completed Negotiations Provide a Solid Foundation For Action

02/09/2002 UN Secretary-General Calls for Change at Summit

02/09/2002 Summit Agreement on New Goal to Expand Access to Sanitation

01/09/2002 Itinerary of Nane Annan in Johannesburg, 1-4 September [Text: English] [Text: French]

01/08/2002 Five children to address opening session of World Summit for Sustainable Development [Text: English] [Text: French]

31/08/2002 Itinerary of Secretary-General Kofi Annan in South Africa, 1 - 4 September [Text: English] [Text: French]

30/08/2002 Many Summit Goals Realized At Midpoint

29/08/2002 Announcements for Sustainability Partnerships to Start Today

28/08/2002 Johannesburg Summit Calls For Restoration of Fisheries by 2015

26/08/2002 Johannesburg Summit Opens With Calls for Credible Action

25/08/2002 Johannesburg Summit To Open Monday With Focus on Action

24/08/2002 UN Website to Provide Up-to-Minute Coverage of Johannesburg Summit

23/08/2002 UN, South African Flags Raised Over Sandton Conference Centre in Johannesburg

24/08/ 2002
UN Website to Provide Up-to-Minute Coverage of Johannesburg Summit

  Official Pre-Summit Media Briefing Sunday, 25 August 2002

14/08/ 2002
Replenishment of Global Environment Facility Seen as Major Success for Johannesburg Summit Process

13/08/ 2002
On Eve of World Summit, New UN Report Warns that Current Patterns of Development Compromise Long-term Security of Earth and its People

[Global Challenge, Global Opportunity: Trends in Sustainable Development]

05/08/ 2002
"Sustainable Development Security Imperative" Says Top US GovernmentOfficial
30 years UNEP: Environment for Development: People Planet Prosperity


01/08/ 2002
African Sanitation and Hygiene Conference Tracks Progress on Millennium Development Goals and Partnerships

30/07/ 2002
More than 100 World Leaders Expected in Johannesburg for World Summit on Sustainable Development

18/07/ 2002
Countries Edge Closer to a Meeting of Minds on Outcome for World Summit on Sustainable Development

11/07/ 2002
South African President to Convene Meeting to Speed Agreement on Johannesburg Summit Outcome

25/06/ 2002
Brazil Passes Summit Torch to South Africa: Leaders Meet to Chart Success of Sustainable Development Summit

  UN System Media Contacts

  Covering the Bali PrepCom: What's the Story?

20/05/ 2002
Bali PrepCom Seen As Major Opportunity to Reach Agreement on a Sustainable Future

14/05/ 2002
UN Secretary-General Names Five Key Areas Where Johannesburg Summit Can Make a Real Difference

22/04/ 2002
Press Release: On Earth Day, Leader of Johannesburg Summit calls for Global Action to Preserve World's Natural Resources

05/04/ 2002
New Support for Result-Oriented Partnerships as Third Round of Johannesburg Summit Negotiations Concludes

25/03/ 2002
Turning Pledges from Monterrey Into Action At Johannesburg: Summit Negotiations to Hammer Out Action Plan

22/03/ 2002
Johannesburg Summit Secretary-General Calls for Global Action on Water Issues
22/03/ 2002
New York
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – A Matter of Survival for Billions of Poor People Says WSSCC Chair

18/03/ 2002
New York
South Africa Launches Wash Campaign Where Cholera Has Struck

18/03/ 2002
New York
Johannesburg Summit Preparations Focus on Details of Action Agenda

12/03/ 2002
New York
Final Johannesburg Summit PrepCom Moved to Bali

04/03/ 2002
New York
UN Forum Moves to Put Forest-Saving Proposals into Practice

25/02/ 2002
London
UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan Urges "Coalition for Responsible Prosperity

08/02/ 2002
New York
New Spirit, Realistic Goals Mark Second Round of Summit Lead-up Talks

07/02/ 2002
New York
Preparatory Committee for World Summit on Sustainable Development Briefed on Preparations by Indonesia, South Africa

06/02/ 2002
New York
Media's Role, Responsibility in Covering Sustainable Development Addressed During Panel Discussion in Johannesburg Summit Preparatory Committee
Shashi Tharoor, DPI Interim Head, Moderates; Panel Includes Executives, Journalists from South Africa, United States, United Kingdom, China, Brazil
06/02/ 2002
New York
Poverty Eradication, Island State Vulnerability Among Issues Discussed, As Preparatory Committee for Johannesburg Summit Begins General Debate

05/02/ 2002
New York
Secretary-General Stresses Need for Practical Steps to Build Partnerships, Strengthen Political Commitment to Sustainable Development

04/02/ 2002
New York
Leader of 2002 Johannesburg Summit Challenges Business to Become Full Partner in Sustainable Development

04/02/ 2002
New York
Nine Cities Join For First National Car Free Day, With United Nations Support

04/02/ 2002
New York
Proposals For Action, Key Issues Discussed in Preparatory Committee For Sustainable Development Summit

04/02/ 2002
New York
Johannesburg Summit, To be Relevant, Must Address Issues not on 1992 Rio Agenda -- Such as Globalization, Genetics - Summit's Preparatory Committee Told
Hears Briefing by Special Envoy for Secretary-General
28/01/ 2002
New York
Lead-up to Johannesburg Summit Seeks New Initiatives and Partnerships to Advance Results

Press Summary of the Secretary-General's Report On Implementing Agenda 21

Schedule of Press Conferences PrepCom II
28 January-8 February 2002

20/12/2001
New York
Secretary-General Outlines Vision for Building Secure
Future in Report for World Summit for Development


21/11/ 01
Phnom Penh
High Level Regional Meeting for the World Summit
on Sustainable Development to take place in Phnom Penh
(27-29 November)


29/10/ 01
New York
UN Advances Plans for Johannesburg Summit to
Spur Commitment for action


23/10/2001
New York
Annan Boosts Preparations for Upcoming Development Summit



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