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Guidance in Preparing a National Sustainable Development Strategy: Managing Sustainable Development in the New Millenium

Publication Year: 2002 Publisher: UNDESA

Background

Background Paper No. 13

CSD acting as the preparatory committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development Second preparatory session 28 January ? 8 February 2002
- What is sustainable development?
- What are national sustainable development strategies and why do we need them?
- Basis for building national sustainable development strategies: assembling the pieces
- Elements of effective national sustainable development strategies
- Building the elements of the strategy: managing critical processes
- Formulating the strategy
- Implementing the strategy
- Monitoring and evaluation
- Sustaining the national sustainable development strategy process
- The role of the United Nations and the international donor community