2000 biannual general
The 2000 Biannual General Meeting (BGM) took
place from 9-14 September in West Virginia,
The BGM admitted four new associate member
groups: Green Action from Croatia, Maudesco
from Mauritius, Labor from Peru and
Environmental Foundation Ltd. from Sri Lanka.
Four new affiliate members joined the
network: Peace Boat (Japan), Mineral Policy
Institute (Australia), Corporate Europe
Observatory (Netherlands) and Amigos da Terra
The BGM identified the six priority
campaigns for the network in the coming
period as the following: Genetically Modified
Organisms, Climate, Trade/Environment &
Sustainability, Rio Plus Ten, Forests and
International Financial Institutions.
Photo: New FoE member groups: Hemantha
Withanage of FoE Sri Lanka, Jagoda Munic of
FoE Croatia, Rajen Awotar of FoE Mauritius
and Doris Balvin of FoE Peru.