Planning & Economic Studies Section (PESS):
Capacity Building for Sustainable Energy Development
19th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development: CSD-19 (2-13 May 2011)
CSD-19 FOCUS ON TRANSPORT, CHEMICALS, WASTE MANAGEMENT, MINING AND A 10-YEAR FRAMEWORK OF PROGRAMMES ON SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION PATTERNS
The nineteenth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD-19) convened from 2 to 13 May 2011, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, focused once again on the thematic areas of transport, chemicals, waste management, mining and a 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production patterns. To learn more about the UNDESA CSD-19, please visit their website. To access the ENB website with daily reports and an overall summary analysis of CSD-19, please click here.
IAEA SIDE EVENT ON PROVIDING CLEWS: CLIMATE, LAND-USE, ENERGY AND WATER STRATEGIES FOR THE GREEN ECONOMY
On 5 May 2011, the IAEA organized a side event to discuss important issues facing CSD-19 in connection with providing climate, land-use, energy and water strategies for the green economy. H-Holger Rogner, Former Head of the Planning and Economic Studies Section, IAEA, gave a presentation on Providing CLEWS: Climate, Land-use, Energy and Water Strategies for the Green Economy.