It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. We recognise that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development. All countries and all stakeholders, acting in collaborative partnership, will implement this plan. We are resolved to free the human race from the tyranny of poverty and want and to heal and secure our planet.
The PCSD is composed of leaders from government and industry, as well as from environmental, labor and civil rights organizations. A New Consensus", to the President in early In the absence of a multi-sectoral consensus on how to achieve sustainable development in the United States, the PCSD was conceived to formulate recommendations for the implementation of Agenda Council members serve on the following Task Forces: The Council has been asked to follow up with policy recommendations.
The mission of the PCSD was prescriptive in nature, and emphasized agenda-setting rather than policy implementation. Accordingly, its Report, "Sustainable America for the Future: The fundamental objective of the Council was to forge a consensus among the various stakeholders government, business and industry, private citizens, non-profits, labor etc.
Through a vigorous consensus-building process, the report was adopted unanimously by all participants. Inthe Office of Environmental Policy was created in the Executive Office of the President to better ensure that environmental considerations are appropriately incorporated in Administration policies.
In addition, environmental agencies have begun to play a greater role in policy coordination through bodies such as the National Economic Council, the Trade Policy Review Group and the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee.
This participation has resulted in innovative policies in such high-profile areas as trade policy, climate change and technology development. Legislation and Regulations US laws and regulations covering environmental protection, natural resource management and socio-economic development are administered by many federal agencies.
Federal natural resource management is overseen, for example, by a number of different agencies in the Departments of Interior, Agriculture, Defense, Energy, and Commerce, among others. While this division of labor has resulted in a clear mission on the part of individual agencies, and the US has long had a coordinated inter-agency process for decision-makingthe current arrangement has at times resulted in the fragmentation of policy approaches.
Accordingly, several government-wide activities have been initiated since UNCED to identify weaknesses and improve national coordination between environmental and economic agencies and decision-making capability.
The National Environmental Policy Act NEPA continues to provide a broad mandate for federal agencies to create and maintain "conditions under which man and nature can exist in productive harmony and fulfill the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations of Americans.
The plan consists of nearly 50 initiatives designed to reduce greenhouse emissions to levels by the year In cooperation with other federal agencies and through meetings with federal, state, tribal and local officials, the EPA is developing a detailed set of measurable, national environmental goals in such areas as clean air, ecological protections, safe drinking water, and improved understanding of the environment.
The Government Performance and Results Act GPRA requires strategic plans for all agencies containing long-range goals and objectives, as well as performance indicators for all government programmes.
Most agencies are involved in strategic planning.
Several agencies, including the Department of Energy and the US Forest Service, are setting goals for achieving sustainability in the use of those resources which are the responsibility of their respective agencies.
In addition, agencies are developing joint strategies to address particular issues such as pesticide management and ecosystem maintenance. In general, agencies have made a marked effort since Rio to better integrate environmental and economic considerations into their decisions.
For example, agencies which have traditionally emphasized resource development such as the Bureau of Reclamation, the Bureau of Land Management, and the US Forest Service are now stressing the integration of conservation and resource management objectives as well as ensuring that such development is sustainable.
Programmes and Projects Many initiatives are largely voluntary programmes designed to spur cost-effective actions without additional regulations and bureaucracy. One of these, the US Initiative in Joint Implementation, jointly chaired by the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency, is a voluntary pilot programme designed to contribute to international understanding to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in different geographic regions through joint US and foreign partnerships.
The Common Sense Initiative, administered by the EPA, reflects another example of a targeted approach which emphasizes increased attention to partnerships. Teams made up of industrial representatives, environmental advocates and federal regulators are developing sector-specific approaches through a review of existing environmental regulations, available pollution prevention and compliance strategies, and the promotion of innovative technologies, among other activities.
Approximately EIAs are carried out each year.United States foreign policy is influenced by the efforts of the U.S. government to control imports of illicit drugs, including cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and cannabis. This is especially true in Latin America, a focus for the U.S. War on Drugs.
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