Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) are active
actors in advocating and implementing projects and initiatives
on sustainable consumption and production (SCP). The NGO sector
has been participating in the Marrakech Process through the regional
consultation and international meetings; some of them have taken
an active role working directly with some of the Marrakech Task
Forces. However more active participation from the NGOs is needed,
therefore a NGO Forum was launched at the third international
meeting on the Marrakech Process held in Stockholm (June 2007).
As a result the NGOs at Stockholm made the following statement:
NGOs will continue to play an important role
in the Marrakech Process, inter alia, by:
NGOs also called for a comprehensive multi-stakeholder review of efforts undertaken since the Earth Summit in 1992 to implement the Agenda 21 objectives and action commitments on production and consumption agreed to by governments.
The NGOs are invited to:
NGO Forum papers:
As a follow up of the Stockholm International meeting, the NGO Forum with the active initiative and commitment from the One Earth Initiative have developed a website on the Marrakech NGO Forum and a list-serve for the Marrakech Process in order to continue the communication and exchange of ideas.To register, the NGOs need to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, informing the name of the person in charge, the name of the organization and its website, if there