Press release

IISD Opens Geneva Office, September 2000

September 10, 2000

WINNIPEG — The International Institute for Sustainable Development formally inaugurates its European Offices on September 14, 2000. IISD's new Geneva office extends our global presence and increases our ability to access to key European decision makers. The new offices are located in the International Environment House 2, 9 chemin de Balexert, 1219 Châtelaine, Switzerland, Telephone +41 22 917-8373, Fax +41 22 917-8054, E-mail: or

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The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is an award-winning independent think tank working to accelerate solutions for a stable climate, sustainable resource management, and fair economies. Our work inspires better decisions and sparks meaningful action to help people and the planet thrive. We shine a light on what can be achieved when governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities come together. IISD’s staff of more than 250 experts come from across the globe and from many disciplines. With offices in Winnipeg, Geneva, Ottawa, and Toronto, our work affects lives in nearly 100 countries.