28 February - 4 March 2011 New York City, US
Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting for CSD 19

The Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting (IPM) will prepare for the policy-year session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD), which will negotiate policy options related to the thematic cluster for the CSD 18-19 cycle: transport, chemicals, waste management, mining and the Ten-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production Patterns. The IPM will include a SIDS Special Day, consisting of interactive discussions to outline innovative policy options to support the sustainable development of SIDS, and addressing viable solutions for reducing the vulnerabilities of SIDS and for strengthening the sustainable management of chemicals, waste (hazardous and solid), mining and transport, and implementing sustainable consumption and production (SCP).  

dates: 28 February – 4 March 2011   venue: United Nations Headquarters   location: New York, US   contact: UN Division for Sustainable Development   phone: 1-212-963-8102   fax: 1-212-963-4260   e-mail: dsd@un.org   www: http://www.un.org/esa/dsd/csd/csd_csd19.shtml