The Global Environmental Summits. Group Discussion. Political factors that shaped the summit? Why did it take place? Main characteristics actors agendas conflicts power relations outcomes Significance (if any) for environmental cooperation and IR
Was Joburg a failure?“World Summit of Shameful Deals”
What are they?
–voluntary arrangement between public and private actors to address sustainable development issues (education, agriculture, biodiversity, etc).
-Amazon regional protection area
(Brazil, GEF, WWF, WB) – 500, 000 sq. miles under federal protection, largest forest protection plan.
-Cooperation between 15 biologically richest countries to achieve reduction of biodiversity loss.