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Description - Governance for Sustainable Development by Georgina Ayre

As the process of globalization continues and power imbalances between decision-making institutions become increasingly apparent, the need for a critical assessment of the way in which we manage our interaction with the natural environment becomes ever more urgent. Good governance was identified at the World Summit on Sustainable Development as a critical factor for ensuring successful sustainable development. This book builds on the briefing papers that were presented at the Summit, taking further the discussions of the WEHAB agenda (Water, Energy, Health, Agriculture and food, and Biodiversity - the five international priority sectors highlighted by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan). This is a unique offering on the role and reform of global institutions and processes, raising issues that have previously been neglected in international discussions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844072088
ISBN-10: 1844072088
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 236
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Georgina Ayre

Georgina Ayre, former Head of Policy and Research at Stakeholder Forum, recently joined DEFRA as Policy Advisor in the UN Strategy Team. Rosalie Callway, also previously Head of Policy at Stakeholder Forum, is International Policy Officer at the Local Government International Bureau, UK