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Fifth IUCN World Parks Congress

December 1, 2003. Provides an overview of the World Parks Congress (Durban, September 2003) and its results for funders and civil society organizations with a special emphasis on the significance of the meeting to indigenous communities worldwide.

Institutional Capacity and Climate Actions

This paper, published by the IEA and OECD, explores the issue of country-level institutional capacity necessary for future climate-related actions, particularly in developing countries.

Aligning Commitments

Public Participation, International Decision-Making, and the Environment

Reviews public participation policies of institutions in three international arenas: Multilateral environmental agreements, multilateral development bank policy and lending, and trade and regional economic bodies.

Building on the Kyoto Protocol

Options for Protecting the Climate

Experts from around the world explore options for strengthening the Kyoto Protocol and Climate Convention, including proposals to engage both developed and developing countries in protecting the climate.

The Emerging Global Regime on Genetic Resources

Its Implications for Local Communities

Gives an overview of the emerging global regime on genetic resources, with a special emphasis on its implications for local and impoverished communities worldwide.

From Doha to Cancun

The WTO Trade Negotiations and Its Implications to Communities

An overview of results from the Fourth WTO Ministerial Meeting (Nov. 2001): political context of ministerial meeting, key actors/stakeholders, and analysis of issues negotiated in the "Doha Development Round."

Transboundary Environmental Governance

Principles and Practice in Mainland Southeast Asia

Explores options for enhancing regional environmental governance by examining political, economic, and environmental response to transboundary environmental challenges through four prominent regional institutions: ASEAN, ADB, ESCAP, and the MRC.


Seventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Framework on Convention on Climate Change

December 7, 2001. Gives a brief overview of the seventh meeting of the COP of the Framework Convention on Climate Change and its results to the Ford Foundation in relation to its work worldwide in the Environment and Development Field.


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