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Report of the Kenya Our Common Future Conference

Kenya Our Common Future Conference (1999 Nairobi, Kenya)

Report of the Kenya Our Common Future Conference

economy and the Constitution : held from April 28th to 29th, 1999 at the Limuru Conference & Training Centre, Nairobi

by Kenya Our Common Future Conference (1999 Nairobi, Kenya)

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Published by NCCK in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Kenya -- Economic conditions -- 1963- -- Congresses.,
    • Kenya -- Economic policy -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Other titlesReport on the Kenya Our Common Future Conference
      Statement[compiled and edited by Sarah Muhoya and Susie Ibutu].
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsMuhoya, Sarah., Ibutu, Susie., National Council of Churches of Kenya.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC865 .K4854 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 107 p. ;
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3985344M
      LC Control Number2001313486

      Feed the Future is the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative. It addresses the root causes of hunger and poverty in the developing world to improve global food security and nutrition. Next important event was “Stockholm ” (Sweden), the first U.N. Conference on the Environment, with an outcome of the establishment of the UNEP – United Nations Environmental Program in Nairobi, Kenya. The report “Our Common Future”, during In , the Brundtland Commission published the first volume of “Our Common Future,” the organization’s main report. “ Our Common Future ” strongly influenced the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in and the third UN Conference on Environment and Development in Johannesburg, South Africa in In , a report by the UN world commission on Environment and Development was published called "Our Common Future" as a follow-up to the Stockholm Conference. Agenda In the UN's Earth Summit was held leading to the adoption of Agenda the blue print for sustainable development.


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Newsletter Get updates on the latest events, research and news happening at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy.; Video Visit our official Youtube channel.; About Us. Annual Report: Read our annual report to learn about our impact over the past year.; Our Founding Donors Find out more about our founding donors – two of the world’s leading philanthropists.the World Commission on Environment and Development issued the report Our Common Future.

Commonly referred to as the Brundtland Report (after Chairperson Gro Harlem Brundtland), it focused attention on the need for urgent action to reverse the downward trend ofglobal environmental degradation and increasing poverty.

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