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Funding for International Institute for Sustainable Development

$5.7 Million Five-year Agreement to Support Centre of Excellence in Winnipeg WINNIPEG — Manitoba Premier Gary Doer today announced the signing of a five-year, $5.7 million funding agreement with the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD). "The Institute promotes the principles…
Press release July 25, 2001

Alarm sounded over Asia's environmental degradation

Asian Development Bank report warns of severe risk to health, livelihood Thursday, June 28, 2001 at 8 a.m. The Winnipeg Chinese Cultural Centre 180 King Street, Winnipeg, MB Canadian launch of the Asian Development Bank's Asian Environment Outlook 2001 J. Warren Evans, Asian Development Bank; Dr…
Press release June 27, 2001

IISD Board member Jack MacLeod passes away May 18, 2001

WINNIPEG — Mr. Jack MacLeod, a board member at the International Institute for Sustainable Development board member since 1996 died Friday, May 18, 2001 of cancer. Mr. MacLeod was a valued and respected member of the board who contributed much of his time and knowledge to promoting the work of IISD…
Press release May 24, 2001

IISD Chairman Emeritus heads World Bank Inspection Panel

WINNIPEG — Jim MacNeill, Chairman Emeritus of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, was unanimously re-elected by the members of the World Bank's Inspection Panel to serve as Chairman of the Panel effective March 1, 2001 until February 28, 2002. The Inspection Panel was created…
Press release February 28, 2001

NAFTA Arbitration Panel Makes Precedent Setting Ruling In Favour of Canadian NGO

Decision favours IISD intervention in upcoming Methanex Chapter 11 hearing Read the Tribunal's decision. WINNIPEG — After more than six months of intense effort by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, a NAFTA Chapter 11 Tribunal has set a precedent by ruling that it has the…
Press release January 18, 2001