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1 Commission on Sustainable Development Overview of CSD Way forward for CSD-5 Regional Workshop on Sustainable Development: Latin America and the Caribbean Mexico City, 7-8 September 2006 Kathleen L. Abdalla Division for Sustainable Development Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations

2 Rio Conference on Environment and Development 1992 – Agenda 21 Millennium Summit th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development 2001 World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, 2002 World Summit 2005 CSD / CSD

3 CSD Post Johannesburg –Focus on Implementation –Two Year Cycle –1 st Year review and Assessment –2 nd Year Policy year –Partnership Fair –Learning Centre –Regional Input

4 CSD-14/15 Issues Energy for Sustainable Development Industrial Development Air Pollution/Atmosphere Climate Change

5 CSD15 30 April- 11May 2007 CSD14 April/May 2006 Intergovernmental Preparatory Meeting Feb 2007 Regional Preparatory Meetings Europe, Latin America, West Asia, Africa, Asia & Pacific. Secretary General’s Report Chair’s Summary Chair’s summary/ negotiating document CSD14/15 – Energy for Sustainable Development, Industrial Development, Air pollution/atmosphere, climate change Secretary General’s Report Related Activities and meetings WSSD Partnership Results CSD15—Policy deliberations and agreements

6 Global Village Energy Partnership Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership Partnership for Clean Fuels and Vehicles Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership The LPG Challenge Partnerships for Sustainable Development – Post WSSD Wpr;d

7 Providing energy for all – access to reliable and affordable energy services Promoting energy efficiency Increasing the share of renewable energy Development, use and transfer of cleaner energy technologies Reducing health effects from use of traditional biomass energy Integrating energy for sustainable development in national development plans CSD-14: Challenges for the Way Forward Energy for Development Wpr;d

8 Promoting and enabling environment for industrial development in developing countries through –integration into global markets and supply changes, –trade liberalization, –improving market access, –strengthening capacity to diversify exports, – boost productivity and meet product standards, –particularly for SMEs; Promoting good governance including a transparent legal and regulatory framework; Changing unsustainable patterns of consumption and production CSD-14: Challenges for the Way Forward Industrial Development Wpr;d

9 Reducing air pollution --focus on –Transportation –Industry –Urban development –Energy production and consumption Reducing Indoor air pollution from traditional biomass fuels and its health impacts on women and children CSD-14: Challenges for the Way Forward Air Pollution/Atmosphere Wpr;d

10 Promoting international cooperation on climate change -- urgently Mitigation and adaptation Strengthening support to vulnerable countries on adaptation – SIDS, LDCs Reinforcing the Clean Development Mechanism CSD-14: Challenges for the Way Forward Climate Change Wpr;d

11 Enhancing international and regional cooperation Enhancing role of partnerships Addressing special needs of AFRICA, SIDS, LDCs and landlocked countries Enhancing role and status of women Mobilizing resources Integrating issues into national sustainable development strategies. PRSPs…. CSD-14: Challenges for the Way Forward Wpr;d

12 Information tool -- continually updated Case studies/lessons learned Practical experiences on implementation Inputs from Governments, NGOs, UN agencies, regional and international organizations Matrix of Activities Wpr;d

13 Barriers/Constra ints Case StudiesLessons learned, Best Practices, ResultsKey implementation actors Renewable Energy A (d), (f), (g), (i); JPOI 20 (c), (d), (e) High relative capital cost of renewable energy India Renewable Energy Programme Mallet2001.pdf Mallet2001.pdf Government policy motivated the private sector to install wind turbines by offering a) 100% accelerated depreciation on investment on the capital equipment in the first year of installation, b) five year tax holiday on income from sale of power, c) special banking facility and d) guaranteed buy back of power at a profitable prices. Ministry of Non-conventional Energy Sources, Renewable Energy Industry Association, industry Argentina - Biofuel Law The Argentine Senate approved a bill that will grant tax incentives to the producers of biofuels while guaranteeing them a share of the market for 15 years. The new legislation grants tax exemptions to farmers who use vegetable oil to produce biodiesel, sugar cane or corn to produce ethanol, or organic waste to produce biogas. Government

14 Menu of policy options Case studies/lessons learned Practical measures Matrix of activities Regional inputs CSD-15 Policy Options and Practical Measures Wpr;d

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