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Online Training Materials
Please navigate the links below to download the PowerPoint presentations that support the book Negotiating and Implementing MEAs: A Manual for NGOs.
This power point deals is a short version of the following nine PowerPoints. This can be used for a 2-4 hour training session.
The next nine power points are for a 3-5 day workshop.
This PowerPoint discusses the history of sustainable development from the first UN Conference on Human Environment in 1972 in Stockholm to present day discussing both Rio and Johannesburg.
Understanding MEAs (PPT)
This PowerPoint deals with multilateral environmental agreements and how they are developed. It also discusses the different terms and their status in an agreement.
This PowerPoint focuses on the role of NGOs in negotiations for a multilateral environment agreement. This is from both the developement of an idea for an MEA to negotiating within present MEAs.
This PowerPoint looks at how stakeholders should prepare for MEA meetings at the national level and at the regional level utilizing UN Regional Commissions.
This PowerPoint deals with how to set up and how to be involved in effective networking before and during MEA meetings.
This presentation, along with the second PowerPoint on attending MEA meetings, provides advice on how different groups work with the UN Secretariat and terminology includes brackets.
This PowerPoint deals with how to utilize the media, both at home and at the UN.
This PowerPoint looks at what role stakeholders have in implementing UN decisions.
Stakeholder Forum has gathered its expertise into a helpful publication that helps to demystify UN processes for individuals and organisations who are looking to influence policy negotiations at an international level.
In preparation for COP15 Stakeholder Forum conducted a 'How to Lobby' training day in the run up to COP15 in Copenhagen, focussing on lobbying techniques, communicating with the media, understanding Global Environmental Governance and engaging with governments.