The Implementation Conference has developed collaborative stakeholder action in the following 4 issue areas: [ 1 ]
All of these issues are being addressed with a particular view to:
We believe that this approach, aiming to mainstream the cross-sectoral issues into the sectoral ones, will yield the most tangible results.
The issue areas very broad. The preparatory process on each of these issues included consultations with respective Issue Advisory Groups (made up of the relevant stakeholders) which helped to identify areas of collaboration.
Environics International have included questions on the importance of the IC issues in their January 2002 GlobeScan survey (3000+ experts around the world). All IC issues are regarded as very important for the Summit process and progress on sustainable development in general. Go to www.environicsinternational.com to check the report.
1 ] To identify the Implementation Conference issues, Stakeholder Forum for Our
Common Future (formerly UNED Forum)
conducted a consultation process.