2016 MATERIALS

In 2016, a meeting of the GDSA Focal Points was held in Nairobi, Kenya. The following Nairobi Statement was issued.

The following documents were published regarding the GDSA Secretariat's activities in 2016. Additional technical documents were also published and are available under the 'Commitments' tabs (above).

2015 MATERIALS

2013 FOLLOW UP MEETING

The first follow up meeting was held in October 7-8, 2013 at the ministerial level. The objective of the meeting was to share progress made since the first meeting and to formalize the next steps of advancing the Declaration. The participants also shared case studies that demonstrated best practice in sustainability and natural capital accounting. 

2013 Meeting Presentations

The government of Botswana organized this meeting in partnership with Conservation International, World Bank, United Nations Development Program and the Convention on Biological Diversity Secretariat. 

The meeting resulted in a joint communique outlining the resolutions reached by the ministers.

Gaborone Conference Publications

2012 SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABILITY

The GDSA was launched following the 2012 Summit on Sustainability held in Gaborone, Botswana. The meeting resulted in the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa.