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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    text More Information Rio 20 Corporate Sustainability Forum 15 18 June and Business Day 19 June The UN Global Compact will organize the Rio 20 Corporate Sustainability Forum Innovation and Collaboration for the Future We Want from 15 18 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro Held prior to the Conference and organized in cooperation with the Rio 20 Secretariat the UN System and the Global Compact Local Network Brazil the Forum s objective is to bring greater scale and quality to corporate sustainability practices As a showcase for innovation and collaboration the Forum is designed to be a launching ground for widespread action Over 2 000 participants are expected at the Forum representing business as well as investors governments local authorities civil society and UN entities More Information Logistical information available on Rio 20 Website The Rio 20 Website http www uncsd2012 org rio20 logistics html offers comprehensive information about logistics in Rio de Janeiro The Webpage notably includes A comprehensive handbook providing information on accreditation transportation protocol health etc Shuttle bus schedules Information on Media Center The Rio 20 Website of the Government of Brazil also offers a wide range of useful details on airports transport accommodation tourism etc Recent publications on Sustainable Development Fifth edition of the Global Environmental Outlook GEO 5 published by UNEP Towards the future we want End hunger and make the transition to sustainable agricultural and food systems policy document published by FAO Road Map on Building a Green Economy for Sustainable Development in Carriacou and Petite Martinique Grenada an international study led by UN DESA The pace of the talks still needs to be accelerated Negotiators concluded on 2 June the last round of Rio 20 preparatory talks in New York on the Rio 20 Outcome Document a round that had been added to give negotiators additional time to resolve differences before they arrive in Rio I sense a real dialogue a real willingness to find common ground said Rio 20 Secretary General Sha Zukang This spirit is encouraging and we must carry it to Rio But he added that the pace of the talks still needed to be accelerated in order to complete the negotiations by the end of the next and final Preparatory Committee meeting from 13 to15 June in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the Conference More Information People can vote online for the best policy solutions A social networking initiative of the Brazilian Government supported by the United Nations the Rio Dialogues is an attempt to create a bridge between civil society and the official proceedings of Rio 20 Thousands of participants from non governmental organizations academia and Governments have already used this forum to come up with 100 recommendations in 10 critical areas water oceans food energy forests employment cities and innovation fighting poverty sustainable development as a response to economic and financial crises and sustainable production and consumption Online voting started on 5 June World Environment Day and will continue for 10 days to determine which of

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    on the ability to store this energy when it is produced and disburse it when it is needed http greenbuildingelements com http s tt 1hGmd 12 Jul 2012 Urban Journal No Wonder Gurgaon s Revolting Last week fueled by a long and brutal summer with temperatures regularly crossing 40 degrees Celsius and power cuts of more than eight hours a day residents in the suburbs of Delhi erupted in anger Finally on July 6 monsoon clouds burst over the region bringing down temperatures significantly and tempers moderately 12 Jul 2012 Mauritius A Sustainable Society is Far More Than a Green Society Anneloes Smitsman is the founding director of the company ELIA Ecological Living In Action and the Project Initiator of One Future One Planet OFOP Mauritius an International project for building sustainable communities locally and globally 630 people attended the 16 Global Dialogues sessions organized in Mauritius 12 Jul 2012 Vietnam aims for Rio 20 sustainable development goals Vietnam is striving to realize the 2011 2020 sustainable development goals set at the United Nations Sustainable Development Conference Rio 20 11 Jul 2012 Paving the way to sustainability The UN estimates that the world s population will reach 9 billion by 2050 As the population increases so will the demand for dwindling natural resources 11 Jul 2012 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week announced at Rio 20 The UAE has announced at the Rio 20 Earth Summit that the Abu Dhabu Sustainability Week ADSW will be held 13 to 17 January 2013 9 Jul 2012 Government to implement Rio document The Future We Want document agreed by world leaders in the Rio 20 Earth Summit will serve as a guideline in implementation of the sustainable development projects in the country a minister has said 28 Jun 2012 Final statement on Rio 20 by Women s Major Group RIO 20 From the Future We Want to the Future We Need 28 Jun 2012 UN senior officials highlight Rio 20 achievements United Nations senior officials today highlighted the achievements made during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio 20 held last week in Rio de Janeiro Brazil stressing that they represent a global movement of change in which governments the private sector and civil society all contribute to achieve global prosperity while protecting the environment 23 Jun 2012 Rio 20 in Numbers Over nine days 13 to 22 June thousands of events were held in the lead up to and during Rio 20 the UN Conference on Sustainable Development throughout Rio de Janeiro including more than 500 official and side events at the Riocentro Convention Center where the conference was held Rio 20 was the biggest UN conference ever held with broad participation of leaders from Government business and civil society as well as UN officials academics journalists and the general public Below are some key figures from Rio 20 22 Jun 2012 Rio 20 Secretary General challenges nations to achieve zero hunger Secretary General Ban Ki moon has launched a Zero Hunger Challenge

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    System Major Groups News Media Resources Engage The Future We Want Rio 20 Voluntary Commitments Partnerships at Rio 20 Statements Publications Green economy IFSD Rio 20 Issues Briefs Rio 20 Information Notes Green economy policies practices and initiatives Zero Draft of Outcome Document Compilation Document Political Groups Member States Regional Mtg Outcomes United Nations IGOs Major Groups Synthesis Report Data Videos Logo Guidelines Documents A RES 66 288 The Future

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    Fredrik REINFELDT Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sweden High level round table Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio 20 Samoa 22 Jun 2012 Statement by Honourable Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi Prime Minister of the Independent State of Samoa High level round table Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio 20 United States of America 22 Jun 2012 H E Hillary RODHAM CLINTON Secretary of State of United States of America High level round table Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio 20 Croatia 22 Jun 2012 H E Nven Mimica Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia High level round table Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio 20 Thailand 22 Jun 2012 Her Royal Highness Pricess Chulabhorn MAHIDOL Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand High level round table Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio 20 Holy See 22 Jun 2012 His Eminence Odilo Cardinal Pedro SCHERER Cardinal and Special Envoy of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI High level round table Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio 20 Slovakia 22 Jun 2012 H E Peter iga Minister of Environment of Slovakia High level round table Looking at the way forward in implementing the expected outcomes of the Conference United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio 20 Canada 22 Jun 2012 H E Peter KENT Minister of Environment of Canada High level

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    Outcomes United Nations IGOs Major Groups Synthesis Report Data Videos Logo Guidelines In Focus Global Envrionment Outlok 5 Environment for the Future We Want Green Growth and Climate Resilience National Strategy for Climate Change and Low Carbon Report on the World Social Situation 2011 The Global Social Crisis Secretary General s Report on Objectives and Themes of the United Nations Conference Defining a New Economic Paradigm The Report of the

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    Publications All Publications Sectors Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture Green industry material efficiency and waste minimization Sustainable Cities and Built Environment Freshwater Resource Management and Sanitation Blue Economy Sustainable Management of Oceans Natural Disaster Preparedness and Climate Change Adaptation Forest Biodiversity and Ecosystems Sustainable energy access efficiency and renewables Issues Finance Green jobs employment and poverty Growth macroeconomics and modelling Technology and capacity building Trade Title Publisher Year A guidebook to the Green Economy Issue 1 Green Economy Green Growth and Low Carbon Development history definitions and a guide to recent publications UN DESA 2012 Road Map on Building a Green Economy for Sustainable Development in Carriacou and Petite Martinique Grenada UN DESA 2012 Issues Brief 1 Trade and Green Economy UNCSD Secretariat and UNCTAD 2011 Report on the World Social Situation 2011 The Global Social Crisis UNDESA 2011 The MDG Gap Task Force Report 2011 The Global Partnership for Development Time to Deliver UNDESA 2011 Transition to a Green Economy Benefits Challenges and Risks from a Sustainable Development Perspective UNDESA DSD UNEP UNCTAD 2011 World Economic and Social Survey 2011 The Great Green Technological Transformation UNDESA 2011 Progress to date and remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    Report on Options for Broader Reform of the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development IFSD Structural Legal and Financial Aspects Steven Bernstein with Jutta Brunnée 2011 Discussion Paper 1 International Governance for Sustainable Development and Rio 20 Initial Perspectives Stakeholder Forum 2010 Environment in the UN System UNEP 2010 Global Environmental Governance 4 Steps for Targeted Coherence A Modular Approach International Institute for Sustainable Development IISD 2008 Global Environmental Governance A Reform Agenda International Institute for Sustainable Development IISD 2006 Global Redesign Strengthening International Cooperation in a More Interdependent World World Economic Forum 2010 International Covenant on Environment and Development Draft Fourth Edition Updated Text IUCN Environmental Law Programme 2010 International Environmental Governance A Legal Analysis of Selected Options Fritjof Nansen Institute 2010 International Sustainable Development Governance The Question of Reform Key Issues and Proposals United Nations University 2002 Issues Brief 10 Regional national and local level governance for sustainable development UN DESA 2011 Issues Brief 2 Options for Strengthening IFSD Peer Review UN DESA 2011 Issues Brief 3 IFSD Issues related to an intergovernmental body on SD UN DESA 2011 Making Rio 2012 Work Setting the stage for global economic social and ecological renewal New York University 2011 National Councils

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    has prepared a series of Rio 20Issues Briefs The purpose of the Rio 20 Issues Briefs is to provide a channel for policymakers and other interested stakeholders to discuss and review issues relevant to the objective and themes of the conference including a green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication as well as the institutional framework for sustainable development For overall information on the Rio 20 Issues Briefs please contact Mr David O Connor Chief Policy Analysis and Networks Branch Division for Sustainable Development at dsd un org or Fax 1 212 963 4260 Title Publisher Year Issues Brief 1 Trade and Green Economy UNCSD Secretariat and UNCTAD 2011 Issues Brief 2 Options for Strengthening IFSD Peer Review UN DESA 2011 Issues Brief 3 IFSD Issues related to an intergovernmental body on SD UN DESA 2011 Issues Brief 4 Oceans UN DESA 2011 Issues Brief 5 Sustainable Cities UN DESA 2011 Issues Brief 6 Current Ideas on Sustainable Development Goals and Indicators UN DESA 2011 Issues Brief 7 Green jobs and social inclusion UN DESA 2011 Issue Brief 8 Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building UN DESA 2011 Issues Brief 9 Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture

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