Sixth World Forum on Sustainable Development Discusses Effects of Globalization in the Face of Climate Change
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31 October 2008: The Sixth World Forum on Sustainable Development took place in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, from 27-30 October 2008, and was organized with the participation of several institutions, including the UN Environment Programme, the UN Development Programme, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the African Union, the African Development Bank, the Economic Commission […]

6th World Forum of Sustainable development 31 October 2008: The Sixth World Forum on Sustainable
Development took place in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, from 27-30 October
2008, and was organized with the participation of several institutions,
including the UN Environment Programme, the UN Development Programme, the UN
Food and Agriculture Organization, the African Union, the African Development
Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa, and the World Environment Fund.

The
Forum adopted a multi-disciplinary approach with ten African leaders, over 100 delegates
from Congo Basin countries and beyond, NGOs and multilateral agencies
attending. Discussions took place in plenary sessions and workshops around the
theme “Africa, Environment, Globalization.” Delegates adopted an action plan
designed to confront the effects of globalization, the food crisis and the
current financial crisis in the face of increasing climate change. [Summit Website]

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