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View Resource Sustainable Development Timeline

Prepared by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), the Sustainable Development Timeline traces milestones in the shifting relationship between the environment and development from 1967 to 1997. The Timeline is divided into five year blocks, each of which features milestones in four spheres of interest: Public Awareness; Institution Building; Reports and Publications; and...

https://www.iisd.org/pdf/2012/sd_timeline_2012.pdf
View Resource Environmental Media Services (EMS)

Environmental Media Services (EMS) is a nonprofit communications clearinghouse committed to the expansion of media coverage on critical environmental and public health issues. True to their mission, EMS staff "build relationships with top scientists, physicians, and other experts to bring journalists the latest and most credible information." EMS's modest homepage is free of clutter but full of...

http://www.ems.org/
View Resource Linkages: A Multimedia Resource for Environment and Development Policy Makers

A service of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), Linkages is a clearinghouse for information on "past and upcoming international meetings related to environment and development policy." Breaking news headlines and text describe current important events, such as COP-4 (see In The News). Additional real-time information on "the activities of governments, NGOs, and the...

http://enb.iisd.org/
View Resource World Bank Teachers and Students Home Page

The World Bank Site (reviewed in the September 25, 1997 Scout Report for Business and Economics) now has a section specifically devoted to educational resources. Educational material found here relates to topics relevant to the World Bank's larger mission of reducing international poverty and raising the standard of living for people in developing nations. For instance, the Learning Materials area...

http://www.worldbank.org/en/programs/youth
View Resource ICPD+5: The Hague International Forum

This week's In the News covers an important international conference on population and development. The nine resources discussed provide background information, breaking news, social commentary, and primary materials. This week, official delegates representing governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) from over 180 nations are convening in The Hague, Netherlands, on the fifth...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/1999/0209
View Resource Livelihoods Connect

The Department for International Development (DFID), tbe British government agency responsible for promoting economic development and reducing poverty, has created Livelihoods Connect, a Website devoted to "creating sustainable livelihoods to eliminate poverty." Through distance learning materials, traditional online resources, email updates, and online discussions, Livelihoods Connect strives to...

http://www.eldis.org/go/topics/resource-guides/livelihoods#....
View Resource International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Tuesday, October 17, 2000, was the eighth annual observance of the UN's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The Website dedicated to this observance serves as a gateway to a wealth of UN and UN-sponsored reports, articles, and data relating to the First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty 1997-2006. The site also links to relevant data from other sources like the...

http://www.un.org/en/events/povertyday/
View Resource Global Challenge, Global Opportunity: Trends in Sustainable Development

As part of the upcoming 2002 Johannesburg Summit, the United Nations report "Global Challenge, Global Opportunity: Trends in Sustainable Development" was issued on August 13, 2002. The report, in part, tells that "if current patterns of development continue, nearly half of the world's people will suffer from water shortages within the next 25 years, the use of fossil fuels, along with greenhouse...

https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/crit...
View Resource WFEO ComTech: Engineers and Sustainable Development

The World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and its Committee on Technology outline on this Web site the roles of engineers for sustainable development. There is specific attention given to environmental protection and restoration with respect to energy use, natural resource extraction, and transportation. Worldwide progress toward sustainable development is considered, especially...

http://www.wfeo.org/kc_publications_enewsletters/
View Resource Eldis

Developed at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, Eldis receives funding from a wide range of sources, including the World Bank and the Global Development Network. The core function of Eldis is to act as an Internet-based information service, maintaining a library of online documents and resource guides to such relevant development topics as climate change, health...

http://www.eldis.org/
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