KEMENTERIAN LINGKUNGAN HIDUP

REPUBLIK INDONESIA

GCSS-11/GMEF REPORT

The 11th special session of the UNEP Governing Council /Global Ministerial Environment Forum (GCSS-11/GMEF) convened from Wednesday to Friday.

On Wednesday morning, Oliver Dulić, Minister of the Environment and Spatial Planning, Serbia, and President of the GCSS-11/GMEF opened the meeting and highlighted the Belgrade process on international environmental governance (IEG) in the context of preparations for Rio+20. Indonesian Foreign Minister R.M. Marty M. Natalegawa emphasized the need for balance between environmental protection and economic development. UNEP Deputy Executive Director Angela Cropper read a message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in which he urged parties to be “bold and creative