European Regional Statement to the Ninth Global Civil Society Forum and the Tenth Special Session of UNEP’s Governing Council and Global Ministerial Environment Forum.

Europe Civil Society (2007-11)

The representatives of major groups of civil society focused their deliberations on the Strategic Direction of UNEP, in particular the six cross-cutting priorities and objectives outlined in the Medium-term Strategy for the Period 2010-2013 where UNEP can exercise environmental leadership in the areas of Climate change, Disasters and conflict, Ecosystem management, Environmental governance, Harmful substances and hazardous waste, and Resource efficiency – sustainable consumption and production.