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Sustainable Trade and Poverty Reduction: New Approaches to Integrated Policy Making at the National Level

Edited By: UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #163844 | ISBN: 9280727443
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This publication summarises the results of a capacity building procees, which started in 2003, to integrate environmental, social and economic considerations in public policies.

A particular focus is on promoting sustainable trade and proverty reduction. Nine countries participated in the process : Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Kenya, Lebanon, Russia, and Uganda. Policies subject to integrated assessment ranged from a sustainable development plan for the paving of highway in the Brazilian Amazon to Kenya's national energy policy. Governments and national research institutions were the drivers of this process and multi-stakeholder participation a prominent feature.

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