WSSD


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WSSD

abbreviation for
World Summit on Sustainable Development, an intergovernmental conference held in Johannesburg in 2002
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If WSSD has a positive value, the net effect of WSS is to stretch the aneurysm surface; otherwise, WSS is compressing the aneurysm surface.
The FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fishing and the WSSD include language that supports that priority.
Come the opening ceremonies of the WSSD on August 26, Mandela was 300 miles away in Limpopo Province, working on a book.
The locomotive engines of the Women's Peace Train rolled out of Kampala 16 August 2002 in the historic journey to the WSSD in Johannesburg.
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has appointed a senior UN official, Mark Malloch Brown, as 'campaign manager and scorekeeper' to ensure that the WSSD is not followed by years of inaction, echoing previous summits.
Makotsi: "Women's Rights at Risk" in WSSD GEM, Sept.
The WSSD in Johannesburg, the largest UN summit ever, with a reported 60,000 delegates, journalists, and "representatives of civil society," proved itself a giant poison/antidote laboratory.
``Oxfam Cymru views the WSSD in Johannesburg as a first opportunity for world leaders to take positive steps to deal with poverty through international trade,'' said Oxfam Cymru policy officer, Jon Townley when Mr Morgan visited the Oxfam stand at the Eisteddfod yesterday.
The heads of state or government assembled at the WSSD:
For the last year I have been one of twenty Canadian Youth Summit Team members whose mandates to get Canadian youth involved and empowered in sustainable development issues leading up to the WSSD gathering August 2002 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In a world where food, water, shelter, sanitation, energy, and health services are less secure for the majority of the world's population than they were just ten years ago, the issues under debate at the WSSD are more crucial than ever.
At the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) held in Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 August-4 September 2002, the Member States of the United Nations adopted the WEHAB (water, energy, health, agriculture, and biodiversity) Agenda (WSSD 2002).