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16 December 2002 JOHANNESBURG AND BACK: THE WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT -COMMITTEE DELEGATION REPORT ON PROCEEDINGS


16 December 2002 JOHANNESBURG AND BACK: THE WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT -COMMITTEE DELEGATION REPORT ON PROCEEDINGS

PUBLICATION OF REPORT

The Environmental Audit Committee is to publish its SECOND REPORT of Session 2002-03, Johannesburg and Back: The World Summit on Sustainable Development-Committee Delegation Report on Proceedings at 10.00am on Wednesday 18 December 2002.

This report is an account of the experiences of the EAC's delegation to the World Summit.  The Committee is currently engaged in exploring the effectiveness of the Government's plans for implementing the Summit agreements and will be making a further Report to the House in 2003.

There will not be a press conference associated with the launch of the report.  Those with enquiries are encouraged to contact the Clerk of the Committee.

Once the Report has been published, copies can be obtained from TSO outlets and from the Parliamentary Bookshop, 12 Bridge Street, Parliament Square, London SW1A 2JX (020 7219 3890) by quoting House of Commons No. 169. The text of the Report will also be available from 3.30 pm onwards on Wednesday 18 December 2002 on the Committee's Internet homepage.

Notes for Editors

The Committee reported on UK Preparations for the World Summit on Sustainable Development in March 2002.  Members of the Committee attended the Summit.

Details of all the Committee's inquiries, together with its Reports and other publications, are available on the internet: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/environmental_audit_committee.cfm