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Dr. Minu Hemmati
background is in social and environmental psychology and women's studies, on
issues such as prejudice and discrimination, networking and mentoring of
women and men, career barriers to women, city planning and human-environment
relations. She has been involved in Local Agenda 21 processes and has
taught at universities, women`s organizations, political parties, and
Minu was part of the Baha'i
International Community team at the Habitat II Conference in 1996, and
has attended all CSD meetings since 1997, CSW sessions, Earth Summit II,
Beijing+5 and Copenhagen+5.
She has been working with UNED since 1998 on various projects: the
Stakeholder Toolkit for Women, Gender &
Tourism, Gender &
etc. With Jasmin Enayati, she has been working on UNED's project for Copenhagen+5,
preparations for an international
workshop on Gender
Perspectives on Earth Summit 2002, and the development of a
methodological framework for multi-stakeholder
processes. Minu has also been
developing UNED Forum's web-site.
She has since 1999 been the co-facilitator of the CSD
Minu is also working with academic institutions on Earth Summit 2002 and on
networking & mentoring for women; and has in 1999 and 2000 done work
with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and with Novartis
Publications: Latest publications include A
Framework for Multi-Stakeholder Processes (UNED Forum), the Stakeholder
Toolkit. A Resource for Women and NGOs (UNED Forum), Gender
& Tourism: Women's Employment and Participation (UNED-UK), Gender
& Sustainable Consumption (UNED-UK), Access
& Benefit-Sharing (UNED Forum & Novartis International), Women
& Sustainable Development 2000 - 2002 (CSD Women's Caucus), a case
study on women's participation in the Local Agenda 21 Process in
Interests: Sci-fi films and books; modern art and photography;
poetry; Roger Waters and opera.
has been studying Sociology at the University
of the Saarland since 1994. Since 1997 she has been designing and conducting
introductory tutorial courses for female students on Internet use and HTML design. This
service of women for women is sponsored by the university's department for gender equity.
She has attended the CSD 7th Session and with Minu organised a presentation of the
Stakeholder Toolkit for Women Project at the Sustainable Development Learning Centre.
Katja has been supporting the UNED-UK team as an intern, working in Saarbruecken,
Germany, since 1998.
has finished her Masters degree (MSc) in International Politics at the
University of Wales, Aberystwyth in September 1999. She is supporting the work on the
Toolkit as an intern, focusing on analysing documents and putting together international
agreements relevant to certain issues in the area of women & sustainable development
& Upcoming Issues).
has been studying Town and Country Planning at the University College of
London since 1996. At UNED-UK, she has supported the Stakeholder Toolkit for Women
project, esp. the preparatory survey for the Toolkit for Women, as a volunteer. She is
based in London, United Kingdom.
is currently studying at Samford University, Florida. She has majored in
World Trade and French and participated in the London Program through Samford University.
At UNED-UK, she has supported the Stakeholder Toolkit for Women project, esp. the
preparatory survey for the Toolkit for Women. Mariah lives in Florida, USA.
is the Executive Director of UNED Forum and has attended the Rio and Habitat II
summits and all the Commission on Sustainable Development meetings. He was a member of the
Global Forum 94 Advisory Board and the Editorial Board for the Centre for Our Common
He is co-author of Three Years since the Rio Summit (UNED-UK, 1995), editor of The Urban
Agenda (UNED-UK, 1995) and Into the 21st Century: An Agenda for Political Re-alignment
(Greenprint, 1988). He co-founded Green Voice in 1988, which looked at building links
between parties on a green agenda. In 1997, he edited "The Way Forward - Beyond
Agenda 21" (London: Earthscan); his book "Earth Summit 2002 - A
New Deal" (2000) is coming out in its second edition, incl. two new
chapters, in autumn 2001.
is Chair of the United Nations Environment and Development UK
Committee (UNED-UK) and Chair of UNED
He is also Chair of the European Environmental Agency and a member of the board of the UK
Environmental Agency. He co-chaired the 1997 CSD Intersessional Meeting preparing for
Earth Summit II.
Previously, he was the Director General of the UK Department of the Environment and
attended the Rio Summit and all the meetings of the Commission on Sustainable Development.
His latest publications include "Earth Summit II. Outcomes and Analysis" (with
Tom Bigg, London: Earthscan, 1998) and "Towards Earth Summit III in 2002" (1.
Issue of the Millennium Papers, 1998, edited by Felix Dodds and published by UNED-UK).