United NationsDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs Sustainable Development

Austria

AUSTRIA
High Level Segment
13th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development
Turning Political Commitments into Action
Statement by Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stalzer
Director General
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
New York
April 21, 2005
823 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA, 8TH FL.. NEW YORK N Y 10017 . TGi ? 171')\ onn 1 0 A A. r - 1

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Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,
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Ladies and Gentlemen,
Reason number one: Political signals do have an impact.
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Ladies and Gentlemen,
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Reason number two: The CSD is the motor for global sustainable development.
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Ladies and Gentlemen,
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