An Associated Event of the
Third Annual World Bank Conference
on Environmentally Sustainable Development
co-sponsored by the
of Non-Governmental Organizations and the
World Bank and held at the World
October 5, 1995
Environmentally Sustainable Development Proceedings Series No.
The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
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Cultural Heritage, edited by Ismail Serageldin and Samir El-Sadek.
Ismail Serageldin is vice president for Environmentally
Sustainable Development at the World Bank. Afaf Mahfouz is first vice president
of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (CONGO) and a psychoanalytic
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The self and the other: sustainability and
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"An associated event of the third annual Conference on
Environmentally Sustainable Development, co-sponsored by the Conference of
NonGovernmental Organizations, and held at the World Bank, Washington, D.C.,
October 5, 1995."
1. Sustainable development-Developing
2. Nurturing behavior-Developing
I. Serageldin, Ismail, 1944 .
II. Mahfouz, Afaf
III. World Bank.
IV. International Conference on Environmentally
Development (3rd: 1995: World Bank) IV. Series.
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