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Week 1 (3 -
How can cities be made part of a sustainable future? What are the key
barriers, good models, roles and responsibilities involved in improving
21st century urban life? How should Earth Summit 2002 address this
Week 2 (10 - 16
How can marginalized people participate effectively in today’s
globalised world? What are the roles and responsibilities of key actors?
What obstacles and processes should be addressed at Earth Summit 2002 to
tackle this issue?
Week 3 (17 - 23
HIV/AIDS is a great threat to sustainable development; how can
multi-sectoral responses be developed to influence government policies
and pharmaceutical companies on this issue? How can Earth Summit 2002
tackle the wider question of equitable health care?
Week 4 (24 – 30
How can multi-national companies be influenced to adopt corporate
citizenship and accountability for sustainable development? Who are the
key actors and what are the main barriers? What strategies could Earth
Summit 2002 develop to address this issue?
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