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CDP Policy Review Series

The CDP Policy Review series is a collection of background publications prepared by members of the CDP. The publications focus on sustainable development policy issues dealt with by the CDP in its discussions for preparing its reports to ECOSOC.

The views and opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the CDP nor the United Nations Secretariat. The designations and terminology employed may not conform to United Nations practice and do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Organization.