Ad-Hoc High Level Stakeholders Meeting on Sustainable Development: draft report
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The meeting was convened to set up a preparatory process for the review of the implementation of Agenda 21 in Africa.In this connection,stakeholders addressed the following issues:Definition of Sustainable Development (SD): what SD means to various organisations; what the elements of SD taking examples from countries in various regions;Collaborative efforts between sub-regional institutions and the member countries;Sub-regional strategy (strategies) to attain sustainable development;Promoting the institutionalization of participation at all levels: local, national,and sub-regional.