World Rainforest Movement




WRM bulletins

Bulletin Issue 61 – August 2002

THE FOCUS OF THIS ISSUE: THE JOHANNESBURG SUMMIT

The World Summit on Sustainable Development will soon meet in Johannesburg, South Africa and we have therefore decided to focus this WRM bulletin entirely on this event. In this way we aim at providing relevant information and analysis to both those who will be directly participating at the Summit and those who will not, so as to generate more public awareness leading to increased pressure on governments to make them fulfil the commitments agreed upon ten years ago at the Earth Summit held in Brazil.

OURVIEWPOINT

  • The fox in charge of the hen house
    The fox in charge of the hen house

    Ten years ago, the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (the Earth Summit) took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, initiating a process that will be continued in the
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HOPE FOR THE FUTURE

A DESTRUCTIVE PRESENT

THE TROUBLE-MAKERS

EARTH SUMMIT COMMITMENTS

VOICES FOR THE FORESTS AT WSSD