2014
Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States
2013
Inaugural session of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
2012
United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
2010
Five-year review of the Mauritius Strategy of Implementation (MSI+5)
2005
Mauritius Strategy of Implementation (MSI)
2002
World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), Johannesburg Summit
1999
Five-year review of the Barbados Programme of Action (BPOA+5)
1997
UNGASS-19, Earth Summit+5
1994
UN Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of SIDS (BPOA)
1992
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1983
World Commission on Environment and Development
1972
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CSD-16 Western Asia RIM
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4 Nov 2007 - 6 Nov 2007
Cairo, Egypt

Pursuant to the provisions of the Plan of Implementation of the World Summit of Sustainable Development (JPOI) and based on the recommendations of the 11th Session of the Commission of Sustainable Development (CSD), the Economic and Social Council decided, at its substantive session of 2003, in order to allow effective consideration of regional and subregional inputs throughout the implementation cycle and to ensure maximum flexibility:

to invite the Regional Commissions, in collaboration with the secretariat of CSD, to consider organizing regional implementation meetings in order to contribute to the work of the Commission, in accordance with the relevant provisions of JPOI and in collaboration with other regional and subregional organizations and bodies, as appropriate, as well as the regional offices of funds, programmes and international finance and trade institutions and other organizations and bodies of the United Nations system. Such meetings should preferably take place before the review session of CSD, and should:

Contribute to advancing the implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and JPOI;
Focus on the thematic cluster of issues to be addressed in the ongoing implementation cycle;
Provide input to the Secretary-General's reports and the sessions of CSD. Those inputs may include identification of obstacles and constraints, new challenges and opportunities related to the implementation of Agenda 21, the Programme for the Further Implementation of Agenda 21 and JPOI, and sharing of lessons learned and best practices; and
Provide for contributions from major groups, taking into account paragraphs 139 (g) and 149 (c) and (d) of JPOI.
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