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H2O Partners New York, NY
2003.10-
NGO Committee on Science and Technology New York, NY
2003.09-
Nonviolent Communication at the United Nations New York, NY
2003.05-
Pumped Up for Peace
  • A project for young people to raise funds and awareness for freshwater-related projects in indigenous low-income communities developing countries. The project with a focus on support for low-cost, low-maintenance water pumps and water filtration systems for use in rural and agricultural communities and for education in sustainability and peace. The project was initiated in the NGO Committee on Education, and has been adopted by the United Nations CyberSchoolBus project.
New York, NY
2003.05-
Uniting for Peace Coalition New York, NY
2003.02-
Peace Caucus at the United Nations New York, NY
2002.05-
World Summit on Sustainable Development, PrepCom 3 New York, NY
2002.03-2002.04
World Summit on Sustainable Development, PrepCom 2 New York, NY
2002.01-2002.02
Gandhi-King Season for Nonviolence - New York Task Force New York, NY
2001.11-
Spiritual Caucus at the United Nations New York, NY
2001.03-2002.05
United Religions Initiative at the United Nations New York, NY
2000.12-
8th Session, Commission on Sustainable Development New York, NY
2000.04-2000.05
High-level Panel of Experts on Information and Communication Technology
  • Participated as an observer and rapporteur for meetings of the High-Level Panel, that had been invited by the UN General Assembly in preparation for the consideration of the role of information and communications technology by the high-level segment of the year 2000 session of the Economic and Social Council; compiled a CD-Rom of documents and presentations by Panel members
New York, NY
2000.04-2000.03
Ad Hoc Open Ended Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Energy and Sustainable Development, 1st Session New York, NY
2000.03-2000.06
52nd Annual DPI/NGO Conference: Challenges of a Globalized World: Finding New Directions New York, NY
1999.09-1999.09
7th Session, Commission on Sustainable Development New York, NY
1999.04-1999.04
United Nations Fund for Population Activities New York, NY
1999.04-1999.06
NGO Section, Division of ECOSOC Support & Coordination, Department of Economic & Social Affairs New York, NY
1999.01-1999.03
NGO Values Caucus New York, NY
1998.08-
Millennium Forum Preparations New York, NY
1998.07-2001.03
Forum of Researchers on Human Settlements Rome, Italy
1998.05-
Whole Earth Partnership Informatics & Participation - wepip New York, NY
1998.04-
CONGO Task Force on Communications New York, NY
1998.03-1999.06
UN Commission on Social Development, 36th Session New York, NY
1998.02-1998.02
6th Session, Commission on Sustainable Development New York, NY
1998.04-1998.05
NGO Committee on Social Development New York, NY
1997.12-
20th General Assembly of the Conference of NGOs in Consultative Status with ECOSOC Geneva, Switzerland
1997.11-1997.11
European Ministerial Conference on Environment & Health London, United Kingdom
1998.02-1999.06
Partnership, Informatics and Participation New York, NY
1997.07-
19th Special Session of the General Assembly New York, NY
1997.06-1997.06
NGO Committee for the Day of the World's Indigenous People New York, NY
1997.06-1999.08
Sustainable Energy & Environment Division, UNDP New York, NY
1997.05-1997.08
Peace Odyssey 2001 New York, NY
1997.04-
Commission on Human Settlements - 16th session
  • Established a web site with all available documents of the 16th Session of the Commission on Human Settlements - in English, French and Spanish in partnership with the UN Center for Human Settlements and the UN Development Programme; disseminated information on the web site and the availability of the documents.
Nairobi, Kenya
1997.02-1997.06
Information Ecology Caucus, CSD NGO Steering Committee New York, NY
1997.02-2000.03
Informal Soundings on ECOSOC Decision 1996/297 New York, NY
1996.12-
Communications Coordinating Committee for the United Nations New York, NY
1996.10-2004.04
NGO Committee on Sustainable Development New York, NY
1996.09-1999.06
Global Information through Computer Networking Technology in Follow-up to the FWCW New York, NY
1996.06-1996.06
Habitat II
  • Managed the technical aspects of the NGO registration process; generated interim and final reports on NGO registration; maintained liaison with the Habitat II Secretariat, collecting official documents and UN press releases and making the available via electronic mailing lists and the Habitat II and UN web sites; technical assistance to NGO participants in Internet access - from notebook computers and computer terminals; attended Partners hearings and the closing session of Habitat II.
Istanbul, Turkey
1996.06-1996.06
NGO Forum '96 Preparations Istanbul, Turkey
1995.10-1996.06
4th Session, Commission on Sustainable Development New York, NY
1996.04-1996.05
Habitat II PrepCom 3
  • Set up and managed an Internet Café for PrepCom participants with a small Local Area Network adjacent to the Vienna Café in UN Headquarters; provided Internet and email access; assisted in retrieving Conference documents; publicized availability of online Habitat II resources; disseminated information on electronic mailing lists and web sites for Habitat II. Set up NGO registration procedures and provided support at registration desk; generated interim and final reports on NGO registration. Active participant in meetings of the International NGO Facilitating Group and other NGO committees and caucuses.
New York, NY
1996.02-1996.02
Towards Earth Summit II - NGO/CSD Steering Committee New York, NY
1997.03-1997.07
Earth Society Foundation New York, NY
1996.03-1998.03
Huairou Commission - Women, Homes & Communities SuperCoalition New York, NY
1996.03-
International NGO Facilitating Group for Habitat II (IFG) New York, NY
1995.06-1997.06
NGO Committee on Human Settlements New York, NY
1995.10-2000.09
Habitat Peace Caucus New York, NY
1995.09-
U.S. Network on Habitat Washington, DC
1995.09-1998.01
Open-Ended Working Group on the Review of Arrangements for Consultation with Non-Government Organizations New York, NY
1995.05-1995.05
Habitat II Preparations New York, NY
1994.09-1996.10
UN Habitat, New York Liaison Office New York, NY
1995.04-1997.07
Habitat II PrepCom 2 Nairobi, Kenya
1995.04-1995.05
The Other Economic Summit / US New York, NY
1995.04-
World Summit for Social Development PrepCom 3
  • Chair of the NGO Information and Communications Committee; facilitated access to and exchange of information; compilation of participant contact information and creating of directories of participants; retrieval and dissemination of electronic copies ofpr PrepCom documents; provision of technical computer and electronic communications support and assistance in conversion, formatting, spell-checking and printing NGO documents and in removal of computer viruses.
New York, NY
1995.01-1995.01
World Summit for Social Development PrepCom 2 New York, NY
1994.08-1994.09
Women's Environment & Development Organization (WEDO) New York, NY
1994.07-1994.12
Open-Ended Working Group on the Review of Arrangements for Consultation with Non-Government Organizations New York, NY
1994.06-1997.06
United Nations Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development New York, NY
1994.06-1994.10
Energy Caucus - CSD/NGO Steering Committee New York, NY
1994.03-
World Summit for Social Development preparations New York, NY
1994.03-1995.05
Campaign for a More Democratic United Nations New York, NY
1993.09-1993.09
RIOD - Desertification Network Geneva, Switzerland
1993.09-
One World Now
  • Set up and managed the OWN database for One World Now contact information; re-organized WordPerfect mailing lists, imported the data into the OWN DataPerfect database and generated directories and listings of contact information; provided training and technical support in WordPerfect and for data retrieval entry, editing in DataPerfect and WordPerfect. Compiled and organized One World Now's bookkeeping records using Quicken® 5.0 and generated detailed financial reports. Prepared reports on UN Conferences and Conventions, including Earth Summit follow-up, preparations for the Convention on Desertification and Drought and the Parliament of WOrld's Religions.
Houston, TX
1993.08-1993.12
UN Commission on Sustainable Development New York, NY
1993.06-
NGO Steering Committee to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development New York, NY
1993.05-2001.05
Da Zi Bao at Rio Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1992.06-1992.06
Earth Summit PrepCom 4 New York, NY
1992.03-1992.04
International Synergy Institute
  • Active participation in, and monitoring of, the proceedings of the Commission on Sustainable Development, the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Convention on Desertification, the Global Conference on the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States, the World Summit for Social Development, the International Conference on Population and Development, the Fourth World Conference on Women and the Open-Ended Working Group on the Review of Arrangements for Consultations with Non-Governmental Organizations; in all these proceedings, this involved a leadership role in promoting the compilation and dissemination of documents in electronic format -- on disk and via electronic communications -- and the provision of support in the use of information and communication technology by representatives of non-governmental organizations participating in the above proceedings.
Baltimore, MD
1992.01-1995.06
Synergistic Processes project
  • The principal focus project has been the application of information and communication technology in support of effective communication, access to information, and broad-based participation for the non-governmental organization community in the UNCED process and follow-up activities.

    Member of facilitation team at the 1993 Parliament of World Religions in Chicago, co-edited Your Voice interactive bulletin, with responsibility for special issues that organized and presented reports from a Parliament of the People and from the Assembly of Religious and Spiritual Leaders.

    During the UNCED preparations, project activities included the publication of the Da Zi Bao interactive bulletin at PrepCom IV and at the Global Forum in Rio; the latter involved publication of the bulletin in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French with a total staff, including volunteers, of 115 people. After Rio, the work involved compilation and publication of the Alternative Treaties, dissemination on disk of the official Rio agreements and the alternative treaties in several languages, the design, implementation and dissemination of a database of the NGOs accredited to UNCED and the organization of the text of the Rio agreements and the alternative treaties into a full text searchable database.

Baltimore, MD
1992.01-1995.06
Da Zi Bao: An Interactive Exchange Process Baltimore, MD
1991.12-1992.06
Roots of the Future: International NGO Conference Paris, France
1991.11-1991.12
Earth Summit PrepCom 3 Geneva, Switzerland
1991.08-1991.08
International NGO Forum preparations Geneva, Switzerland
1991.08-1994.03
Alliance of Northern People for Environment & Development Brussels, Belgium
1991.05-1993.01
Fifth World Conference of Friends Elspeet, The Netherlands
1991.06-1991.06
Earth Summit PrepCom 2 Geneva, Switzerland
1991.03-1991.04
On The Line - EcoNet/ Institute for Global Communications San Francisco, CA
1991.03-1991.09
Citizens' Consultation on UNCED Washington, DC
1990.10-1990.10
Earth Summit PrepCom 1 Nairobi, Kenya
1990.08-1990.08
Information Habitat: Where Information Lives
  • Guides and directs Information Habitat - a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council - with a focus on promoting the understanding and practice of information ecology as a holistic life science and as a framework to support a global transition to knowledge-based economies, societies and environments. Throughout the global conferences of the 1990s, Information Habitat has been the leading pioneer in the systematic application of information and communications technologies in support of broad-based participation, access to information and networking by NGOs involved in the work of the United Nations, and the development of an information ecology framework that can support a transition to sustainability, human rights, justice and peace, in the context of an integrated follow up to the agreements of the United Nations Conferences of the 1990s and their reconciliation with international trade and investment agreements.
Baltimore, MD
1990.06-
US Citizens Network on UNCED Washington, DC
1990.10-1992.06
Earth Summit / UNCED Preparations
  • Active participant in and facilitator of the NGO participation process, beginning with preparations for the organizing session of the Preparatory Committee. Initially attending under the auspices of an Earthcare Interfaith Network, and was one of the key organizers of the US Citizens Network on UNCED. Pioneered the use of electronic communication, email in support of broad-based participation. Served as primary support for NGO computer centers at PrepComs. Active participant in the NGO Strategy Group, and Chair of its Information and Communications Committee. Eventually received accreditation under the auspices of the International Synergy Institute. Created database of accredited NGOs and NGO Representatives and full-text searchable database of the Rio Agreements.
Baltimore, MD
1989.05-1992.06
FGC Gathering 1989 Canton, NY
1989.07-1989.07
Globescope Pacific Assembly and Global Tomorrow Coalition Washington, DC
1989.07-1989.11
FWCC Triennial - Section of the Americas
  • Participated in the Triennial Meeing of the Friends World Committee on Consultation with a focus on a concern with Unity with Nature. The meeting had an overall theme, from Micah, 6:8 "... and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?" and included a focus on the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation movement in the World Council of Churches and on the preparation for the 1992 Earth Summit,
Des Moines, IA
1989.05-1989.05
Journey through Rio, Istanbul and Beyond Baltimore, MD
1989.05-


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