Centre for Our Common Future

Centre pour notre avenir à tous

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Founded

1988-04 Geneva Switzerland

History

Apr 1988, Geneva (Switzerland), to act as a focal point for follow-up initiatives on the final report of H-XE1168 - World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED), entitled 'Our Common Future', which was set up 1983 and officially ceased operations on 31 Dec 1987, although reconvened 1992. Since its inception, the Centre has been key in focusing world attention on sustainable development in general and on UNCED process in particular. As of 2002, activities suspended.

Aims

Act as a nonpartisan information exchange centre mechanism and a global information clearinghouse on sustainable development initiatives. To use its experience in servicing its constituency and fulfilling its mission, the Centre plans to expand its activities by operating more like a service organization providing expertise and information, as well as monitoring and reporting on UNCED follow-up and networking.

Events

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Activities

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Structure

Board, consisting of 6 members.

Staff

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UIA Org ID

XF0685

Last News

1996

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