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on Tue, March 12, 2013 at 05.46 pm
Environmental Sustainability

Leadership Meeting - San Jose, Costa Rica, 18-19 March


Co-hosted by the Governments of France and Costa Rica, the Leadership Meeting is a milestone event for the Thematic Consultation on Environmental Sustainability, as it will bring together leading and emerging thinkers from around the world who can bring different perspectives and expertise to start generating consensus around how best to reflect environmental sustainability in the post-2015 agenda. The meeting will build on the outcomes of the initial phase of the Consultation, which included an open call for discussion notes and a moderated e-discussion. The Leadership Meeting will be held in San Jose, Costa Rica, 18-19 March.



Key Documents for Meeting:


Summary of Consultation to Date:


  1. Discussion Notes: Summary Report of 90 notes submitted
  2. E-Discussion:

Additional Background Materials


 Participants include:



Dr. Mirna CunninghamUN Permanent Forum of Indigenous Issues for the period 2011-2013

ada3badd58300a7983db57c67b9e27276c14a7f5Francisco  Alpízar, Research Program in Economics and Environmental for Development of Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza
c4ac4331faf849fcf0f7d427bc0cd11ebd8c9766Sabine Bock WECF Director Germany and Energy and Climate Change Coordinator at WECF - Women in Europe for a Common Future


aacfcf74a6af780f0f2906486cc32df1ac527e71 Wael Hmaidan, Director of Climate Action Network (CAN) – International
99ecb6a46036581942c119fffac301a80e43a1af John Kioli, CEO Green Africa Foundationae6cb141a8a9b5be2299da10ec22310ad94d8f37Ivana Savić Executive Director, Centre for Human Rights and Development Studies 
df1e3e7760a0fd02acc461eb94a60335a4eaf849Andrew Scott, Research Fellow, ODI (Overseas Development Institute)07f1f2188543013c53b305b6d61bf3a9f0403403Sébastien Treyer, Director of Programmes, IDDRI (the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations, Sciences Po, Paris) 
 75f39a023afdeb8d93a949e22878cbb737248de5Carlos Manuel Rodriguez, Vice President, Global Policy Center for Conservation and Government (CCG) Conservation International Diego Lynch, President of Asociacion ANAI, Costa Rica
6bc622cd183a7170eba2fdf0f77bc96b5a1d644dManfred Kopper C.Environmental Coordinator, Asociación Empresarial para el Desarrollof768469ac9c5a1cbd9bc0d24453bd79fa406e154 Joji CarinoIndigenous Policy Advisor and European Desk Coordinator,Tebtebba Foundation (Indigenous People's International Centre for Policy, Research and Education)
 Dr. Fouad Bergigui, Head of Rural Development, Moroccan Foundation for Youth, Initiative and Development504ffb44e5285020c6e938c3cdf562af3c68b24fAnthony SF Chiu, EEI Chair Professor of Industrial System Engineering, De La Salle University

Dr. Fred BoltzSenior Vice-President, International Policy, Conservation International 


 Alejandro Barrios Noya, Economist, Universidad San Francisco Xavier de Chuquisaca, Bolivia
ec6ea47ec85112681d072e7c6d10fab20e95cadeEleanor Blomstrom, Program Coordinator, Women's Environment & Development Organizationd38297eb9ce88be847434d0699a24248890d0627

Mark Halle, Vice-President International, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)


2241c2934095fcd29fb63a3e2f49ad2e63893343Ivonne Studer, Akzonobel Industrial Coatings Mexico SA de CV0ec3b39a2397c1095ce694721b05afb6dbc9c6ab

 Fatima Ahmed, Zenab for Women in Development


4c0a6adf9e43499aecdc36caa76cea53f51221f9Jeffery Huffines, CIVICUSedcaf133c31b9bbc57b393cc65abffe3a83fcbe7 Matthew McKinnon, Climate Vulnerability Initiative, DARA
9a2b87cf6eb951dac14e34c28325e2fc58e36047 Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism Solutionsd8a8dfa874534e9c430216de6314d24ab27bb0f5 Andrew  Deutz, The Nature Conservancy
5d4a28ef7faa2c9a83ea0469c3a32e3c8634b1faSameer Khan, Mewar University and Research Fellow at the Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology Research Group, Sohar University Oman, and Co-Founder of Keynovations6eed4ba6ce46d2f2f8f42065eb222b5bc2be2b54Alain Ayong Le KamaUniversity of Paris Ouest – Nanterre, La Défense
 Norma Maldonado, Asociacion Raxch' och' Oxlaju Aj (Tierra Verde 13 Aj)05e5e2f296dd74b7b1a82e45627356bdc69a54d3 George Peter Ndung'u,  Organization of African Youth


Watch the Leadership Meeting Live here on this page at:


Monday March 18: Opening Plenary 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST

Monday March 18: Panel 1 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST

Tuesday March 19: Panel 2 and Closing Session 4:00 - 7:00 pm EST 




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