Planning & Economic Studies Section (PESS):
Capacity Building for Sustainable Energy Development
16th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development: CSD-16 (5-16 May 2008)
CSD-16 CONSIDERS LAND, DROUGHT, DESERTIFICATION
The sixteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-16) convened from 5 to 16 May 2008, at United Nations headquarters in New York, concentrated on the consideration of the thematic cluster for the 2008/2009 implementation cycle - agriculture, rural development, land, drought, desertification and Africa.
IAEA SIDE EVENT ON LAND-USE, WATER, ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
On 9 May 2008, the IAEA organized a side event to discuss important issues facing CSD-16 in connection with land-use, water, energy and sustainable development. To see the PowerPoint presentations please click on the appropriate link of the speakers:
- Pradeep K. Aggarwal, Head, Isotope Hydrology Section, IAEA, gave an introduction
- H.-Holger Rogner, Former Head of the Planning and Economic Studies Section, IAEA, spoke on Land-use, Water, Energy and Sustainable Development: The need for an integrated planning approach
- Mahendra Shah, Senior Scientist, Sustainable Agriculture and Land Use Change, IIASA, presented Land Use, Water, Energy, Sustainable Development
- Suzanne Pierce, Senior Research Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories, spoke about Energy and Water
LINK TO THE CSD-16 WEB SITE
To access the UNDESA CSD-16 web site, please click here.
LINK TO THE EARTH NEGOTIATIONS BULLETIN's (ENB's) REPORTING ON CSD-16
To access the ENB web site with daily reports and an overall summary analysis of CSD-16, please click here.