of type 2 initiatives
Summit 2002 Type II Partnerships Initiatives
Official Website on Type 2 Partnership/Initiatives: http://www.johannesburgsummit.org/html/sustainable_dev/type2_part.html
background information and info on partnership registration. Also houses the
list and descriptions of initiatives submitted to the Secretariat at http://www.johannesburgsummit.org/html/sustainable_dev/partnership_initiatives.html
Institute for Sustainable Development (IIED) Partnerships page with
background information, links to position papers, type 2 sites, relevant events:
Action For Sustainable Development (BASD)
Partnership Initiatives: BASD presents 'Business Partnership Initiatives',
examples of business working with others towards sustainable development.
Includes (planned) collection of partnerships initiatives and space for
A UNDP & BASD project, including
information on examples, partnership matching tool, online discussion, and a
planned broadcast from WSSD.
Virtual Exhibition initiative has been created to provide a platform for all
members of society - governments, NGOs, businesses or local communities - to
share their sustainable development experiences and achievements. Billed as an
"innovative multi-media showcase of sustainable development
initiatives," Virtual Exhibition will display sustainable development
projects being pursued around the world and bring summit proceedings to a global
audience - in real time, via the internet.
(World Summit on Sustainable Development Info Mailing List) Partner Matching
is an announcements list for any activity related to preparations for the World
Summit on Sustainable Development.
of the 2002SUMMIT-L list has been expanded to include postings by
representatives of organizations/governments to announce the development of Type
II outcomes and calls for possible partners. It is aiming to provide an informal
mechanism to enable those developing Type II initiatives to make that
information known and to facilitate initial contact with others who are
developing similar initiatives. Follow-up communication that might explore
synergies or possible partnership opportunities would take place off-line.
The 2002SUMMIT-L list reaches approximately 25,000 people and organizations who
are involved in preparations for Johannesburg.
To use this list to post information on your organization/government's
Partnership plans, just send mail to 2002SUMMIT-L@lists.iisd.ca from the e-mail
address to which you have subscribed to the list. This mail will automatically
be sent to all of the other subscribers to 2002SUMMIT-L.
If you have been forwarded this message and would like to subscribe to
2002SUMMIT-L, visit http://wssd.info, enter your
e-mail address at the top of the page and hit the "submit" button.
information / discussions / partnerships general
UN website for the Summit; background
information: Partnerships/Initiatives to strengthen the implementation of Agenda
21. More links to current discussions and guidelines for type 2 outcomes on the
prepComm 3 and 4 pages.
Institute for Sustainable Development - WSSD Partnerships E-Consultation
What makes partnerships
work? What undermines them? And what is needed to establish and sustain
effective partnerships? From May 6 to June 7, 2002, on behalf of the Virtual
Exhibition, IISD will facilitate an electronic consultation on the nature of
partnerships for sustainable development. The dialogue, energized by the
participation of guest facilitators, will explore the power and potential of SD
International Institute for Environment and Development Background
Paper at http://www.iied.org/pdf/wssd_CopenhagenRT_background_paper.pdf
Forum For Our Common Future / Multi-Stakeholder Processes
Forum For Our Common Future / Implementation Conference
What are the expected outcomes of the WSSD?
Union for the Conservation of Nature IUCN at
IUCN et al: Workshop on Strengthening Governance Capacity to Address
Sustainable Development Objectives, April 2002
Alliance for Sustainability (ANPED): Background
information, position papers, letter to SG, etc
for Environment and Development (LEAD): Johannesburg
2002 Lead up to Prepcom IV
of the Earth: Letter to Professor Emil
Salim, Chairman WSSD
Civil Society preperation for the Johannesburg
Summit in Africa, Latin America and Asia
Equator Initiative - http://www.undp.org/equatorinitiative/
The Equator Initiative has been designed to support the WSSD and the Convention
on Biodiversity, and will highlight successful initiatives undertaken by
communities in the Equatorial belt that promote poverty alleviation through the
conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. For this initiative, UNDP is
partnering with BrasilConnects, the Government of Canada, the International
Development Research Centre, IUCN - The World Conservation Union, the Television
Trust for the Environment, and the UN Foundation to showcase highly successful
and innovative partnerships for sustainable development in tropical