Oral Evidence Session 4th Dec 2002

27 November 2002 WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: 


27 November 2002 WORLD SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: 

FROM RHETORIC TO REALITY

The Committee will take evidence in two sessions on Wednesday 4 December in the Palace of Westminster, Committee Room 20, at 4.20pm and 5.15pm.  These sessions will form part of the Committee's inquiry into the World Summit on Sustainable Development: from rhetoric to reality.

4.20pm

Dr Paul Jefferiss, Head of Environmental Policy and David Ellis, Trade Policy Advisor  Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

and

Mr Matt Phillips, Senior Campaigner, Friends of the Earth UK

5.15pm

Rt Hon Lord Holme of Cheltenham CBE

Previously Vice-Chair of Business Action for Sustainable Development - an initiative specific to the World Summit on Sustainable Development)

Current Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce's Environment Commission

These sessions will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.  Room numbers are subject to change at short notice.  If you wish to confirm these details closer to the meeting please call the Committee Information Line on 020 7219 2033.

Notes for Editors

The Committee announced its inquiry into The World Summit for Sustainable Development on 28 October  2002.  This is a follow-up inquiry to the Committee's March 2002 report on the UK Preparations for the World   Summit on Sustainable Development.

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