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Title Human development and the environment : challenges for the United Nations in the new millennium / edited by Hans van Ginkel [and others].
Imprint Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, [2002]
©2002

Subject United Nations -- Congresses.
Human ecology -- Congresses.
Social problems -- Congresses.
Alt Name Ginkel, J. A. van.
United Nations University Conference 'On the Threshold of the New Millennium' (2000 : United Nations University)
Description 1 online resource (ix, 313 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Note Consists of reports of the United Nations University Conference 'On the Threshold of the New Millennium' which was held in Tokyo on 19--21 January 2000.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Reflections on human development and the environment / Hans van Ginkel, Brendan Barrett, Julius Court, and Jerry Velasquez -- Conceptual challenges of a globalizing economy / Karel Van Wolferen -- Into the twenty-first century : assessing social and political concerns / Rolph van der Hoeven -- Policy priorities for human development / Ruth Kagia -- Poverty and inequality in the era of liberalization and globalization / Giovanni Andrea Cornia -- The future of technology and the implications for society and the UN system / Jerome Glenn and Theodore Gordon -- Population : a global challenge for the twenty-first century / Wolfgang Lutz -- Institutions, corruption, and development, and their ramifications for international cooperation / Beatrice Weder -- Future of global economic governance / Walden Bello -- Environment : Urbanization, industrialization, and sustainable development / Fred Langeweg, Henk Hilderink, and Rob Maas -- Water in our future / Motoyuki Suzuki -- The importance of tropical atmospheric chemistry in global change research / Paul Crutzen -- Energy requirements for the new millennium / Ingvar B. Fridleifsson -- Global food security for tomorrow / Monkombu Sambasivam Swaminathan -- Land degradation : a global and regional problem / Adel El-Beltagy -- Global governance of biological diversity / A. Hamid Zakri -- International environmental governance and its impact on social and human development / Akiko Domoto.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585434174 (electronic bk.)
9780585434179 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 51214834
Additional Format Print version: Human development and the environment. Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2002 9280810693 (DLC) 2001007707 (OCoLC)50684948


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