Selected Statements by Mr. Nitin Desai
Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs, 1997-2003

2003

Commission on Sustainable Development, 11th Session, 28 April - 9 May 2003

World Social Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 23-28 January 2003

2002

General Assembly, 57th Session, New York, 10 September - 20 December 2002

World Summit on Sustainable Development, Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 August - 4 September 2002

Commission on Sustainable Development acting as Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Fourth Session, Bali, Indonesia, 27 May - 7 June 2002

Beijing Forum on New and Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Development, 15-17 April 2002

Commission on Sustainable Development acting as Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Third Session, New York, 25 March - 5 April 2002

Summit on Sustainable Development, New Delhi, India, 8 - 11 February 2002

2001

International Conference on Freshwater, Bonn, Germany, 3-7 December 2001

General Assembly, 56th Session, New York, 11 September - 23 December 2001

Commission on Sustainable Development acting as Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, First Session, New York, 30 April - 2 May 2001

2000

General Assembly, 55th Session, New York, 5 September - 23 December 2000

Commission on Sustainable Development, 8th Session, New York, USA, 24 April - 5 May 2000

1999

General Assembly, 54th Session, New York, 14 September - 23 December 1999

1998

General Assembly, 53rd Session, New York, 9 September - 23 December 1998

International Year of Older Persons 1999

Third Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests, Lisbon, Portugal, 2-4 June 1998

1997

General Assembly, 52nd Session, New York, 16 September - 20 December 1997

1996

General Assembly, 51st Session, New York, 17 September - 20 December 1996