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  • Rio+20 : Regional Strategy Workshop towards and beyond Rio+20
    Map Registration By Category Preparatory Committees Intersessionals Informal Consultations Regional Member States Major Groups Bureau United Nations IGOs Related pages Regional Strategy Workshop towards and beyond Rio 20 12 May 2012 13 May 2012 9 00 AM 6 00 PM Bangkok Thailand Workshop Objectives Build capacity of women s organizations around development architecture Facilitate the discussion on a just and sustainable development model updating the current skeleton with inputs from

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  • Rio+20 : International Conference on Degrowth in the Americas
    Days Other events at Rio 20 Calendar Logistics for Rio 20 Transportation Bus schedule Conference on sustainability Calendar Map Registration By Category Preparatory Committees Intersessionals Informal Consultations Regional Member States Major Groups Bureau United Nations IGOs Related pages International Conference on Degrowth in the Americas 14 May 2012 19 May 2012 Montreal Quebec Canada Twenty years after the Earth Summit in Rio the linkage of sustainable development to economic growth requires profound rethinking It has not offered a convincing solution to one of the most dramatic crises in history how to avert ecological collapse while enhancing social justice and improving life s prospects In advance of Rio plus 20 our Conference seeks to challenge and move beyond the sustainable development agenda A degrowth perspective will help us visualize and build towards a truly prosperous world Drawing from previous degrowth conferences in Paris and Barcelona in 2008 and 2010 respectively the Montreal conference will focus on the particular situations and dynamics of the Americas What does degrowth mean for our Hemisphere with its rich geographical cultural social and economic diversity How can degrowth models apply to different contexts from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego What does degrowth mean for the

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  • Rio+20 : Global Conference - Rabat Round
    Intersessionals Informal Consultations Regional Member States Major Groups Bureau United Nations IGOs Related pages Global Conference Rabat Round 16 May 2012 17 May 2012 Rabat Morocco For this 1st edition the Planetworkshops will maintain their identity a friendly place of reflection on sustainable development issues and the necessary transformations of our societies a platform of diverse actors a transverse approach and the presentation of concrete and existing solutions Having for ambition to become a major event in Africa the Global Conference Rabat Round will gather during two days all the actors involved in the change for a sustainable society opinion leaders leaders of companies public authorities researchers NGO intellectuals artists experts journalists and representatives of civil society In many respects Morocco is a leader in sustainable development and the country represents today a real open air laboratory of this new model of development Renewable energies conservation of natural resources smart cities sustainable mobility waste management sustainable agriculture or responsible tourism here are some of the local stakes which will be discussed in Rabat on next May The green growth and its economic social and human development potential central themes of the next Rio 20 Conference will therefore be at the

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  • Rio+20 : Sustainability in Developing Nations: Opportunities for Public-Private Partnerships
    SD Dialogue Days Other events at Rio 20 Calendar Logistics for Rio 20 Transportation Bus schedule Conference on sustainability Calendar Map Registration By Category Preparatory Committees Intersessionals Informal Consultations Regional Member States Major Groups Bureau United Nations IGOs Related pages Sustainability in Developing Nations Opportunities for Public Private Partnerships 16 May 2012 16 May 2012 3 00 PM 6 00 PM Daj Hammarskoldj Libray Auditorium United Nations NYC Welcome and Introductions Connie Mayer Interim President and Dean Albany Law School Patricia Salkin Associate Dean and Director Government Law Center at Albany Law School Plenary Speaker Professor John C Dernbach Distinguished Professor of Law and Director Environmental Law Center Widener Law School Panel One Sustainability Challenges Professor James Gathii George E Pataki Chair in International Law Albany Law School Professor John R Nolon Pace Law School Professor Keith Hirokawa Albany Law School Professor Alexandra Harrington Albany Law School Elizabeth Thompson Executive Coordinator Rio 20 Conference United Nations Moderated by Professor Patricia Salkin Raymond Ella Smith Distinguished Professor of Law Albany Law School Panel Two Public Private Partnerships and Public Authorities Kenneth Bond Esq Partner Squire Sanders US LLP Scott Fein Esq Partner Whiteman Osterman Hanna Sponsors The Government Law Center at

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  • Rio+20 : Get Rio: Global Governance for a Sustainable Future
    Bus schedule Conference on sustainability Calendar Map Registration By Category Preparatory Committees Intersessionals Informal Consultations Regional Member States Major Groups Bureau United Nations IGOs Related pages Get Rio Global Governance for a Sustainable Future 16 May 2012 16 May 2012 10 00 AM 11 00 AM wfuna adobeconnect com rio20 This webinar will Review the history of sustainable development governance Explain the difference between sustainable development governance and international environmental

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    RIO 20 Brazilian Forum Empresarial 15 Jun 2012 15 Jun 2012 Rio de Janeiro International Workshop on Business and Biodiversity by Instituto Life 15 Jun 2012 15 Jun 2012 Sofitel Hotel IMPACTS OF PLASTICS ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE HEALTH OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN by Voices of African Mothers 15 Jun 2012 15 Jun 2012 Rio de janeiro RENCONTRE MONDIALE DES JURISTES DE L ENVIRONNEMENT POUR RIO 20 by International Centre of Comparative Environmental Law C I D C E 15 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2012 JARDIN BOTANIQUE DE RIO DE JANEIRO BRÉSIL The Right to Water and Sanitation The Challenge of Implementation by CEDHA Centro de Derechos Humanos y Ambiente 16 Jun 2012 16 Jun 2012 T 5 Rio Centro Rio de Janeiro Brazil ISO International Standards and Green Economy by Brazilian Association of Technical Standards ABNT 16 Jun 2012 20 Jun 2012 Fair ideas Sharing solutions for a sustainable planet by International Institute for Environment and Development IIED 16 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2012 Pontifíca Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Leamington Spa Peace Festival by Sustainability Links 16 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2012 Leamington Spa England Indigenous Peoples Global Conference on Sustainable Self Determined Development by Indigenous Peoples 16 Jun 2012 19 Jun 2012 Rio de Janeiro Brazil 12th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics ISEE 2012 ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS AND RIO 20 CONTRIBUTIONS AND CHALLENGES FOR A GREEN ECONOMY 16 Jun 2012 19 Jun 2012 Rio de Janeiro Brazil World Summit on Green Tourism and Creative Economy by Humanitare Institute 16 Jun 2012 16 Jun 2012 Planetarium of Rio de Janeiro RESPONSIBLE MINING IN MEGADIVERSE COUNTRIES GESTION AMBIENTAL ESTRATEGICA by Gestion Ambiental Estrategica 16 Jun 2012 16 Jun 2012 Riocentro de Convenciones One Planet Living Sustainable Communities and Business from the UK to China and an Open Source Framework by BioRegional Development Group 16 Jun 2012 16 Jun 2012 Windsor Barra hotel Seminar on Sustainable Communities by World Federation of Engineering Organizations WFEO 16 Jun 2012 16 Jun 2012 Clube de Engenharia Av Rio Branco 124 20th floor Rio de Janeiro Brazil Global Forum for Culture and Sustainable Development by The Ecological Sequestratation Trust 17 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2012 Galpï ½o da Cidadania Av Barï ½o de Tefï ½ 75 Saï ½de Rio de Janeiro RJ 20220 460 Brasil Wolrd YMCA Sustanible Development Dialogue by World Alliance of YMCAs 17 Jun 2012 19 Jun 2012 Rua Maldonado 55 Ribeira Rio de Janeiro RJ 21930 130 Brasil Youth Eco Business awards GEEBIZ by Humanitare Institute 17 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2012 Planetarium of Rio de Janeiro Ocean in Google Earth as an Environmental Educational Tool The Dominican Perspective by Global Foundation for Democracy and Development 17 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2012 T9 Rio Centro LEAD 20th anniversary celebration by LEAD International 17 Jun 2012 17 Jun 2012 Italian Institute of Culture 40 Av Presidente Antonio Carlo RJ 20020 010 Rio 20 Global Town Hall by ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability by Local Authorities 18

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    President of Brazil was elected President of the Conference by acclimation and delivered a short statement Prior to the opening of the conference a 17 year old winner of the Date with History competition Ms Brittany Trilford addressed world leaders The ceremonial opening of the conference begins this afternoon and we will have a special viewing of footage from the international space station to be followed by the start of Round Table 1 The outcome document on The Future We Want has been agreed ad ref by all delegations and will be adopted at the closing of the Conference on Friday I share the general assessment that the text of the outcome document is balanced focused on action and represents a strong official outcome of the Conference On Voluntary Commitments we have received an additional 38 commitments from the private sector arising from the Corporate Sustainability Forum organized by the UN Global Compact as well as commitments by over 40 universities This brings us to a total of 487 registered commitments 19 June 2012 I am pleased to join the host government of Brazil in announcing that the negotiations have come to a successful conclusion We now have a text which will be adopted at the Conference I wish to emphasize that we are highly appreciative of the leadership of the Brazilian government and the inclusive consultative manner in which it has led the consultations We think the text contains a lot of action And if this action is implemented and if follow up measures are taken it will indeed make a tremendous difference in generating positive global change Of course this document is the product of intensive protracted negotiations And therefore it is a compromise text Like all negotiations there will be some countries that feel the text could be more ambitious Or others who feel their own proposals could be better reflected While still others might prefer to have their own language But let s be clear multilateral negotiations require give and take The spirit of compromise is the mark of a good consensus and crucial if all countries are to be on board take ownership and share a collective commitment This is the only way forward if we want to harness the necessary action for advancing together on a path of sustainable development And personally I am very pleased that delegations have come together for the success of the conference and for the future we want I am also pleased to announce that we have this morning reached the 400 mark on the registry of voluntary commitments 18 June 2012 Negotiations are going smoothly We are nearing the conclusion of the consultations on the text Brazilian led consultations have brought an accelerated and constructive dynamic to the negotiating process The text that is on the table has been well received Minor adjustments may still be introduced but I am reasonably optimistic that we will be able to conclude negotiations as scheduled I appeal to all delegations to

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    not the responsibility of the United Nations to procure accommodation for the media it should be noted that the Brazilian national organizing committee for Rio 20 has committed to blocking a minimum of 500 hotel rooms in Rio de Janeiro for media covering the conference Costs must be covered by the media For more details visit http www rio20 gov br For information regarding room availability please contact Terramar Travel Agency Emails reservas2 terramar tur br or reservas4 terramar tur br or reservas8 terramar tur br Tel 55 21 35120067 or 55 11 30142042 or 55 19 35145600 Media representatives must present their approval letter and copy rio20 hoteis itamaraty gov br when requesting their accommodations Media advisory French Conférence des Nations Unies pour le développement durable Rio 20 20 22 Juin 2012 Date limite pour les demandes d accréditation des Médias 14 mai Date limite pour les demandes d accréditation 14 mai 2012 http www un org fr media accreditation events shtml Demande d accréditation Envoyer à malu un org les documents suivants une lettre de mission sur papier à entête officiel d un organe de presse signée par l éditeur ou rédacteur en chef indiquant le nom et la durée de la mission du journaliste ET une photo d identité en couleur pour chaque représentant de la presse Les photos doivent être récentes moins de 6 mois au format jpg Le sujet doit regarder droit vers l appareil photo La photo doit être de type portrait montrant les épaules jusqu au sommet de la tête Pas de lunettes de soleil ou de couvre chef à moins que le couvre chef ne revête une signification culturelle Arrière plan blanc uni Si la photo ne satisfait pas aux critères ci dessus nous pourrons demander une nouvelle photo pour la délivrance

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