Strengthening mechanisms for international cooperation on Agenda 21

This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends national mechanisms and international cooperation for capacity-building in developing countries.
Building capacity for sustainable development
Participating in international sustainable city networks
Establishing national steering groups for sustainable development
Preparing capacity building strategies for implementing Agenda 21
Making more effective use of funds for bilateral technical cooperation
Forming long-term international partnerships for sustainable development
Using UNDP field offices to support capacity building strategies for Agenda 21
Improving regional consultations and information exchange on implementing Agenda 21
Seeking national consensus on capacity building strategies for implementing Agenda 21
Establishing a regional mechanism for countries to review implementation of Agenda 21
Assessing national capabilities for integrated management of environment and development
Basing aid requests on long-term capacity building strategies for sustainable development
Developing technical cooperation strategy on capacity building for sustainable development
Identifying requirements for international technical assistance for sustainable development
Involving relevant interest groups in identifying priorities for capacity building strategies
Mobilizing funds through UNDP to support national capacity building for sustainable development
Strengthening the environmental and operational sustainability of technical cooperation projects
Assessing contribution of technical cooperation to national capacity building for sustainable development
Strengthening joint activities of international organizations in technical cooperation for sustainability
Designating national units to coordinate technical cooperation for capacity building for sustainable development
Developing consultative processes on international funding for national capacity building in sustainable development
Strengthening international institutional arrangements to implement Agenda 21
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies