Commission on Sustainable Development 6th Session, 1999
Womens' Caucus Statement, April 30th 1999
Human Rights Caucus to CSD 1999: Cui Bono? -To Whom the Benefit?
Tourism Dialogue Segment NGO 'Background Papers':
These NGO papers on tourism were co-ordinated by the NGO CSD Steering Committee.
The papers do not represent the views of all NGOs or the Steering Committee but those that
participated in the process. They offer a framework for discussion on the four topics for
the Dialogue Sessions.
Industry Initiatives for
Sustainable Tourism (19 April, afternoon session)
Behaviour to Promote Sustainable Tourism (20 April, morning session)
Sustainable Development through Tourism while Safeguarding the Integrity of Local
Cultures and Protecting the Environment (20 April, afternoon session)
Coastal Impact of Tourism
(21 April, morning session)
Other Tourism Documents:
Gender & Tourism. Women's Employment
and Participation, report submitted to CSD-7 by UNED-UK
Sustainable Tourism and Poverty Elimination. Report from a
workshop held by the UK Government Departments of the Environment, Transport and the
Regions (DETR) and for International Development (DfID)
Consumption and Production
Statement on Summary and Elements for a Draft
Decision from the NGO Caucus on Sustainable Production & Consumption
Sustainable Consumption: Bridging Policy Gaps, report submitted to CSD-7 by UNED-UK
Documents at CSD Inter-sessional meeting in February / March 1999
Coverage of the CSD from an NGO perspective is provided on the CSD NGO
Steering Committee web-site at http://www.igc.org/csdngo.
You find NGO Background Papers, Statements and Suggested Amendments at http:/www.igc.org/csdngo/csd-7/tourism.htm,
NGO Comments on the Elements
for a Draft Decision, suggested amendments to the official text
NGO Position Paper, prepared
by the Steering Committee's Tourism Caucus at the Intersessional Working Group meeting of
the CSD, Feb. 23 1999, to be circulated to government delegations.
Global Code of Ethics for
Tourism, as submitted by ECTWT, TEN and EQUATIONS, to the World Tourism Organisation
Position Paper of the International
Friends of Nature on the role of tourism in the context of sustainable development.
Differentiating between Tourism
and "Sustainable Tourism", article by Meenakshi Varandani.
Position Paper of the German NGO
Forum on Environment & Development on the environmental and social responsibility
of tourism in the context of sustainable development. Spanish version.
Dialogue Themes Paper,
submitted to the CSD Bureau, July 1998.
Towards Earth Summit II, 1997 -
23 February, 1999:
Statement from NGO Tourism Caucus
25 February, 1999:
Statement from NGO Tourism Caucus and Trade Unions
Statement from Consumers International and the
NGO Caucus on Sustainable Production & Consumption. On the Adoption and
Implementation of the Revised UN Guidelines on Consumer Protection and national policies
on sustainable production & consumption