AUSTRIA


1. NATIONAL UNCED COMMISSION

ESTABLISHED: February 1991

MISSION: The National UNCED Commission coordinated national preparations for the 1992 Earth Summit, including reports on agenda items relevant to the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development. It continues its work in the UNCED follow-up process and serves as a forum for the exchange of information.

MEMBERSHIP:

a. COMPOSITION (Number of members per sector):

Ministries and governmental agencies:    16
Non-Governmental Organizations:           9
Academic/Research Institutions:           3
Business/Productive Sector:               5
Others:                                   3
TOTAL NUMBER OF MEMBERS:                 36
b. LIST OF MEMBERS/ORGANIZATIONS:

The Federal Chancellery
The Federal Ministry of the Environment
The Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Other Federal Ministries
The Federal provinces, towns and municipalities
The organizations of the  Social Partnership (labour organizations, trade unions,
industry, commerce and agriculture)
The scientific community
The non-governmental sector