Takes you back to our homepage Check out each governments national preparations around the world Links you to the Regional Preparatory Processes Links you to the Global Prep. Comms. as they happen Unravels www.earthsummit2002.org
A range of inter-active national review materials for governments & major groups Briefing papers on the key issues along with toolkits of information The archive of our monthly online newsletter, Network 2002 Arranged by majorgroup - links of the key players Our supporting partners from around the world
Stakeholder Forum's main event for Earth Summit 2002... An information resource for Multi-Stakeholder Processes Maps out the Sustainable Development agenda from Rio to Johannesburg An archive of every major decision and agreement on the Sustainable Development agenda Toolkits for each of the major UN Global Summits


These briefing papers are a resource for all stakeholders engaged in the Sustainable Development agenda. Addressing a range of issues, they offer a level playing field in preparation for Earth Summit 2002.

Social Series

Economic Series

Environment Series

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Other Resources

Click here for Governance Resources

Research Centres



  • Centre for Science & Environment
  • International Institute for Environment & Development
  • International Institute for Sustainable Development
  • North - South Centre
  • Overseas Development Institute
  • The South Centre
  • Third World Institute
  • World Resources Institute
  • World Watch


  • Aarhus Convention
  • Basel Convention on Waste
  • Biological Diversity
  • Bio-safety Protocol
  • Climate Change
  • Desertification
  • Law of the Seas
  • Migratory Species of Wild Animals
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants
  • Prior Informed Consent
  • Ozone Protocols
  • Regional Seas
  • UN Treaty Site


  • Agenda 21 Indicators - UN CSD
  • DAC development indicators - OECD
  • Global Environment Outlook 2000 - UNEP
  • Global Reporting Initiative Guidelines - GRI
  • Human Development Report - UNDP
  • Sustainability Indicators - IISD 
  • World Development Indicators - World Bank
  • Trends and Indicators - WRI



Last up-dated December 2002.

For further information or links contact: rgardiner@earthsummit2002.org