The opening of the World Summit on Sustainable Development 26 August 2002

President Thabo Mbeki speaking Mr. Nitin Desai speaking Mr. Klaus Toepfer, Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) speaking at the first plenary meeting
   
The South African President, Thabo Mbeki and Summit Secretary- General, Nitin Desai at the first plenary meeting shaking hands The South African President, Thabo Mbeki, Summit Secretary-General, Nitin Desai and Summit Secretary, Vadim Perfiliev at the first plenary meeting South African President, Thabo Mbeki speaking at the first plenary meeting Summit Secretary- General, Nitin Desai speaking at the first plenary meeting