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International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) 2002f
161 Portage Ave. E.-6th. Floor Winnipeg, Manitaba R3B0Y4, Canada
tel:1-204 958 7700 fax:1-204 958 7710

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1990.

General Description: IISD's vision is of better living for all -sustainably. In an effort to champion innovation and contribute to sustainable development, the institute advances policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic instruments, climate change, measurement and indicators, and natural resource management. Using the Internet, IISD reports on international negotiations and brokers knowledge gained through collaborative projects with global partners, resulting in more rigorous research, capacity-building in developing countries and better dialogue between North and South.

Annual Budget: CAD 10 million (2001)

(As of December, 2002)

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