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International NGO Strategy Group
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    Role: Chair, Information and Communications Committee
    Facilitation of access to - and organization, exchange and dissemination of - information within the NGO Strategy Group, and among NGOs accredited to the UN Conference on Environment and Development and participating in the PrepComms, and provision of technical support and guidance, etc. to NGO representatives.
Geneva & New York,
1990.04-1992.06
    Documents
    On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit. A Project Proposal
    Successful proposal for a project of Econet / Institute of Global Communications -- funded by the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation -- with a conceptual framework and overview of methodology for On The Line, a publication to facilitate interactive preparation for the Earth Summit (UNCED), and designed for global electronic distribution as a typeset microcomputer document.
          information-habitat.net/docs/otl-prop.htm

Baltimore & San Francisco,
1991.04
    Some Issues in Technology Transfer
    Critical analysis of technology transfer issues, seeking to unveil the full impact of technology transfer. including locus of power, ownership and control of economic institutions and the social, cultural, economic and environmental impact. Criteria and proposed conditions for alternative models of technology transfer are suggested.
          information-habitat.net/docs/techtran.htm

Geneva, Switzerland
1991.04
    Expansion of Access to On-Line Communications
    Proposal for major expansion of access to computer and on-line resources among NGOs in developing countries and Eastern Europe.
          information-habitat.net/docs/eaolc.htm

Baltimore, MD
1991.07
    Participating in the en.unced.general conference: Electronic conferencing in preparation for the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment & Development
    Overview of the need for using electronic communications for UNCED, and discussion of the nature of participation in an electronic conference.
          information-habitat.net/docs/partic.htm

Geneva, Switzerland
1991.08
    On The Line: Interactive Preparations for the First Earth Summit
    Guide to on-line communication issues and resources related to the UNCED / Earth Summit preparations; highlights some key issues for PrepCom 3; overview of PrepCom 3 documents and UNCED-related electronic conferences.
          information-habitat.net/docs/otl-1.htm

Geneva, Switzerland
1991.08
    Information, Communications, Eastern Europe and UNCED
    Analysis/discussion of critical information and communications needs of Eastern European NGOs, analysis of Eastern European information environment, and identification of strategic considerations.
          information-habitat.net/docs/icee.htm

Budapest, Hungary
1991.09
    Sailing to Rio: Part I - PrepBoat
    A proposal for a Cairo-Gibraltar-New York boat, with an on-board conference, for NGO delegates to the 4th UNCED PrepCom in New York in March 1992. European and African delegates would join the boat at various ports in the Mediterranean; Arab and Asian delegates via the Suez Canal. A key focus of the on-board conference would be the geo-politics of trade.

Sittard, The Netherlands
1991.09
    Eastern European Participation in UNCED
    Discussion of the critical need for Eastern European NGOs to participate in the UNCED preparations, identification of key benefits, and strategic recommendations.

Prague, Czech Republic
1991.10
    Network & Communication Resources Exhibition/Demonstration, International NGO Conference, Paris
    Proposal for a demonstration of computer-based networking and communication resources during Roots of the Future, the major International NGO conference to be held in Paris in December 1991 - through the support of the government of France - in preparation for the Earth Summit. The proposal outlined plans for an on-site electronic network; the management of interactive documents, including a participatory newsletter; and the use of databases for UNCED-related documents and membership/contact information.
          information-habitat.net/pims/ncred.htm

Sittard, The Netherlands
1991.10
    UNCED Interactive Document System
    Preliminary design notes for an interactive document system for the intergovernmental negotiaions process at the 4th PrepCom for UNCED, incorporating features of the Da Zi Bao participant interactive message system.
          information-habitat.net/docs/uids.htm

Geneva, Switzerland
1992.01

    Databases
    EIN - Earthcare Interfaith Network
    Core database for Earthcare Interfaith Network; framework for Who Is Who: People and Organizations in Service to the Earth. EIN also served as the database for the Citizens Alliance for UNCED (the United Nations Conference of Environment and Development aka the Earth Summit) that evolved into the U.S. Citizens Network on UNCED, an organization that facilitated and helped to coordinate most U.S. based NGOs that were accredited to UNCED. EIN maintained contact information, committee affiliation and areas of interest for members and participants in the Citizens Network. In this capacity, EIN enabled frequently updated generation and distribution of directories of Network participants, including a directory of participants in the founding meeting of the U.S. Citizens Network on UNCED. EIN also served as a database for the Information and Communications Committee of the NGO Strategy Group for UNCED.

Baltimore, MD
1989.07
    SYNERGY - International Synergy Institute
    Primary database for the International Synergy Institute, successor to EIN, and served as a database of NGOs participating in the final stages of preparation for the Earth Summit and the followup to the Summit, and participation in subsequent UN Conferences, especially for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, held in Copenhagen in 1995.

Baltimore, MD
1992.02
    DZB-PC4 - Da Zi Bao - UNCED PrepCom 4
    Full-text database of all the Da Zi Bao issues during the final Preparatory Committee for UNCED (the Earth Summit). 17 issues, 175 messages published.

New York, NY
1992.03
International NGO Strategy Group
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