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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.

SPECIAL BULLETIN #2

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.

Risky business

Lessons in risk management for an international greenhouse gas emissions market

Identifies risk-management principles pertinent to the international market for greenhouse gas emissions rights and fashions recommendations for each.

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