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World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD), Johannesburg Summit
Statements & Presentations

Number of statements/presentations: 178

Plenary meeting
African Union
H.E. Mr. Amara Essy, Chairman
African, Caribbean and Pacific Group
H.E. Mr. Jean-Robert Goulongana, Secretary-General
Algeria
H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President
Argentina
H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Maqueda, Vice-President
Austria
H. E. Mrs. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs
Belgium
H.E. Mr. Guy Verhofstadt, Prime Minister
Benin
H.E. Mr. Mathieu Kerekou, President
Bolivia
H.E. Mr. Jose Guillermo Justiniano Sandoval, Minister of Sustainable Development and Planning
Bosnia and Herzegovina
H.E. Mr. Dragan Mikerevic, Prime Minister
Botswana
H.E. The Hon. Lt-Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, Vice-President
Bulgaria
H.E. Mr. Georgi Parvanov, President
Business Action for Sustainable Development
Sir Mark Moody Stuart, Chairman
Canada
H.E. The Right Hon. Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister
Cape Verde
H.E. Mr. Pedro Verona Rodrigues Pires, President
China
H.E. Mr. Zhu Rongji, Primier of the State Council
Commission of the European Community
H.E. Mr. Romano Prodi, President
Commonwealth of Independent States
Prof. Dr. Yefim Malitikov, Chair
Commonwealth Secretariat
Mr. Don McKinnon, Secretary-General
Costa Rica
H.E. Dr. Abel Pacheco de la Espriella, President
Council of Europe
Ms. Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Director-General
Croatia
H.E. Mr. Stjepan Mesic, President
Cuba
H.E. Mr. Felipe Perez Roque, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Cyprus
H.E. Mr. Costas Themistocleous, Minister of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment
Denmark
H.E. Mr. Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Prime Minister
Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
Ms. Mervat Tallawy, Executive Secretary
Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
Ms. Brigita Schmögnerova, Executive Secretary
Economic Commission for Latin American and Carribean (ECLAC)
Mr. Jose A. Ocampo, Executive Secretary
El Salvador
H. E. Mrs. Maria Eugenia Brizuela de Avila, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Equatorial Guinea
H.E. Mr. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President
Estado Libre de Puerto Rico
Mr. Miguel Soto- Lacourt, Acting Secretary of State
Ethiopia
H.E. Mr. Girma Wolde Giorgis, President
Fiji
H.E. The Hon. Laisenia Qarase, Prime Minister
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Mr. Jacques Diouf, Director-General
France
H.E. Mr. Jacques Chirac, President
General Assembly
His Excellency Dr. Han Seung-soo, President of the fifty-sixth session
Germany
H.E. Mr. Gerhard Schröder, Chancellor
Ghana
H.E. Mr. Alhaji Aliu Mahama, Vice-President
Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Mr. M. Mohamed T. El Ashry, CEO/Chairman
Government House St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Dr. Carlyle Corbin, Minister of State for External Affairs
Greece
H.E. Ms. Vasso Papandreou, Minister of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works
Haiti
H.E. Mr. Jean-Bertrand Aristide, President
High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Mrs. M. Robinson, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Holy See
H.E. Archbishop Renato Raffaele Martino, Head of the Delegation
Honduras
H.E. Mr. Alberto Diaz Lobo, Vice-President
Hungary
H.E. Dr. Katalin Szili, President of the Parliament
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Mr. Werner Burkart, Deputy Director General
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
Mr. Lot Mollel, Regional Director Eastern and Southern African Office
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Mr. Juan Somavia, Director-General
International Maritime Organization (IOM)
Ms. Ndioro Ndiaye, Director-General
International Postal Union
Dr. Najma Heptulla, President
Iraq
H.E. Mr. Tariq Aziz, Vice Prime Minister
Ireland
H.E. Mr. Bertie Ahern, T.D., Prime Minister of Ireland
Israel
H.E. Mr. Shimon Peres, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs
Japan
H.E. Mr. Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister
Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Mr. Peter Piot, Executive Director
Jordan
H.E. Dr. Bassam Awadullah, Minister of Planning
Kenya
H.E. Mr. Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, President
Kuwait
H.E. Dr. Yussef Al-Ibrahim, Minister of Finance, Planning and Administrative Development
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
H.E. Mr. Somsavat Lengsavad, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
League of Arab States
Mrs. Fatma Salah El Din Helmi El Mallah, Director, Department of Environment and Sustainable Development
Libya
H.E. Mr. Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalghem, Minister, Secretary of the General People's Committee for Foreign Liaison and International Cooperation
Luxembourg
H.E. Mr. Charles Goerens, Minister of Environment, Minister for Cooperation and Humanitarian Action of the Grand Duchy
Macedonia
H.E. Mr. Boris Trajkovski, President
Madagascar
H.E. Mr. Marc Ravalomanana, President
Malawi
H.E. Dr. Bakili Muluzi, President
Malaysia
H.E. The Hon. Datuk Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Deputy Prime Minister
Maldives
H.E. Mr. Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, President
Malta
H.E. The Hon. Dr. Lawrence Gonzi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Social Policy
Marshall Islands
H.E. Mr. Kessai H. Note, President
Mexico
H.E. Mr. Vicente Fox, President
Micronesia
H.E. Mr. Leo A. Falcam, President
Mines Ministries of the Americas Conference (CAMMA)
Mr. Victor Silva, Representative
Monaco
His Serene Highness Crown Prince Albert, Crown Prince
Mongolia
H.E. Mr. Natsagiin Bagabandi, President
Morocco
His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Head of State
Mozambique
H.E. Mr. Joaquim Alberto Chissano, President
Myanmar
H.E. Mr. Win Aung, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the National Commission for Environmental Affairs of the Union
Namibia
H.E. Dr. Sam Nujoma, President
Nepal
H.E. The Hon. P.L Shrestha, Minister for Population and Environment
Netherlands
H.E. Mr. Jan-Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister
New Zealand
H. E. The Right Hon. Helen Clark, Prime Minister
Nicaragua
H.E. Dr. José Rizo Castellón, Vice-President
Nigeria
H.E. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, President
Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM)
Mr. Soren Christensen, Secretary-General
Norway
H.E. Mr. Kjell Magne Bondevik, Prime Minister
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Mr. Miloon Kothari, Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing
Oman
His Highness Sayyid Assaad bin Tariq Al-Said, Representative of His Majesty of the Sultanate
OPEC
Dr. Alvaro Silva-Calderon, Secretary-General
Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Mr. Lansana Kouyate, Representative of the Secretary-General
Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC)
Ambassador Saddedine Taib, Director of Cabinet
Panama
H.E. Dr. Arturo Vallarino, Vice-President
Papua New Guinea
H.E. The Hon. Sir Mekere Morautu, Kt. MP, Prime Minister
Partners in Population and Development
Dr. Josephine Moyo, Director of Documentation and Communication
Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Mr. Dane Ratliff, Assistant Legal Counsel
Philippines
H.E. The Hon. Heherson Alvarez, Secretary of the Environment and Natural Resources
Poland
H.E. Mr. Aleksander Kwásniewski, President
Portugal
H.E. Mr. José Manuel Durăo Barroso, Prime Minister
Presentation and message from the Children of the World
Analiz Vergara (Ecuador), Justin Friesen (Canada), Liao Mingyu (China), Tiyiselani Manganyi (South Africa), and Julius Ndlovena (South Africa)
Qatar
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud Al-Thani, Head of the Amiri Diwan
Republic of Korea
H.E. Mr. Choi Sung-hong, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade
Republic of the Congo
H.E. Mr. Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President
Romania
H.E. Mr. Ion Iliescu, President
Russian Federation
H.E. Mr. Mikhail M. Kasyanov, Chairman of the Government
Rwanda
H.E. The Right Hon. Bernard Makuza, Prime Minister
Saudi Arabia
H.E. Mr. Osama Jaafar Faquih, Minister of Commerce
Secretariat of the Basel Convention (SBC)
Ms. Sashiko Kuwabara-Yamamoto, Executive Secretary
Secretary-General’s Panel for WSSD
Rt. Hon. Joseph Warioba, on behalf of the Secretary-General’s Panel for WSSD
Senegal
H.E. Mr. Abdoulaye Wade, President
South Africa
His Excellency Mr. Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa
South Africa
His Excellency Mr. Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa, President of the Summit
South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP)
Mr. Mahboob Elahi, Director-General
Sovereign Military Order of Malta
Rev. Father Gerard T. Lagleder, OSB Head of Delegation
Sri Lanka
H.E. The Hon. Shivaji Rukman Senanayake, Minister for Environment and Natural Resources
Sudan
H.E. Mr. Eltigani Adam Eltahir, Minister of Environment and Physical Development
Suriname
H.E. Mr. Clifford P. Marica, Minister of Labour, Technological Development and Environment
Sweden
H.E. Mr. Göran Persson, Prime Minister
Syria
H.E. Engineer Adnan Khozam, Minister of State of Environmental Affairs
Tanzania
H.E. Mr. Benjamin William Mkapa, President
Thailand
Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn Mahidol, Princess
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)
Dr. Y. Seyyid Abdulai, Director General
Third World Academy of Sciences
Dr. M. Hassan, Executive Director
Tonga
H.E. The Hon. James Cecil Cocker, Deputy Prime Minister
Turkey
H.E. Mr. Ahmet Necdet Sezer, President
Tuvalu
H.E. The Hon. Saufatu Sopoanga, Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs
Uganda
H.E. Mr. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President
United Arab Emirates
His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammad Al-Sharqi, Ruler of the Emirate of Fujeira, Member of the Supreme Council
United Kingdom
H.E. The Right Hon. Tony Blair, Prime Minister
United Nations
His Excellency Mr. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Ms. C. Bellamy, Executive Director
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Mr. Malloch Brown, Administrator
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Mr. Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director
United Nations Framework Convention on Climat Change (UNFCCC)
Ms. Joke Walker-Hunter, Executive Secretary
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Mr. Marcel A. Boisard, Executive Director
United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA)
Mr. Kunio Waki, Deputy Executive Director
United Nations University (UNU)
Prof. Hans van Ginkel, Rector
Uruguay
H.E. Mr. Carlos Cat, Minister for Social Housing, Territory Planning and Environmental Affairs
Vanuatu
H.E. The Hon. Rialuth Serge Vohor, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
Venezuela
H.E. Mr. Hugo Chávez, President
Vietnam
H.E. Mr. Pham Gia Khiem, Deputy Minister
World Bank
Mr. Ian Johnson, Vice-President
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Dr. Gro H. Brundtland, Director-General
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Mr. G.O. Obasi, Secretary-General
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Mr. Francesco Frangialli, Secretary-General
Zimbabwe
H.E. Mr. Robert G. Mugabe, President
Andorra
H. E. Mrs. Olga Adellach, Minister of Agriculture and Environment
Angola
H.E. Dr. Joăo Bertnardo de Miranda, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Australia
H.E. The Hon. Dr. David Kemp, Minister for the Environment and Heritage
Belarus
H. E. Mr. Vladimir Drazhin, Deputy Prime Minister
Business Action for Sustainable Developmnet
Mr. Mark Moody-Stuar, Chairman
Cambodia
H.E. Mr. Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister
Cook Islands
The Hon. Dr. Robert Woonton, Prime Minister
Czech Republic
H.E. Mr. Petr Mares, Deputy Prime Minister
Dominican Republic
H.E. Mr. Rafael F. de Moya Pons, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment
Estonia
H. E. Mrs. Liina Tönnisson, Minister of Transport and Communications
India
H.E. Mr. Yashwant Sinha, Minister for External Affairs
Indigenous Peoples' Caucus
Ms. Victoria Tauli Corpuz, Executive Director, TEBTEBBA Foundation
International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP)
Mr. Jack Wilkinson, President of IFAP
Joint Declaration by some Member States
"The Way Forward on Renewable Energy", Joint Declaration
Palau
H.E. Mr. Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr., President
Palestine
H.E. Mr. Yousef Abu-Safieh, Minister for Environment
Spain
H.E. Mr. D. Jaume Matas, Minister for Environment
Tajikistan
H.E. Mr. Kozidavlat Koimdodov, Deputy Prime Minister
Tunisia
H.E. Mr. Mohamed Ennabli, Minister of Environment and Land Management
United States of America
H.E. Mr. Colin Powell, Secretary of State
Women's Caucus
The WSSD Women's Caucus
Youth for Sustainable Development Assembly
Secretary General of Youth for Sustainable Development Assembly, Philippines