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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    Themes Meetings Member States UN 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 Rio 20

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    Plan Iceland Municipal Waste Fees at Recycling or Waste Treatment Facilities Iceland Recycling Fees Iceland Hazardous waste fees Iceland End of life vehicles Iceland Act on the Emission of Greenhouse Gases Iceland GreenTech Made in Germany Germany Regional Development Strategy Montenegro Green Investment Scheme Lithuania Strategy for Waste Management Serbia The Integrated National Waste Plan Spain Strategy for Sustainable Mobility Spain Environmental taxes Sweden Eco Cycle Strategy Sweden CO2 Act Switzerland Performance related Heavy Vehicle Fee HVF Switzerland Incentive Tax on Volatile Organic Compounds Switzerland Sufficient Economy Philosophy Thailand Towards a Low Carbon Economy for Scotland United Kingdom Greening the Government United States of America The Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool United States of America Economy Energy and Environment E3 Program United States of America Responsible Appliance Disposal RAD Program United States of America Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants United States of America Building Ireland s Smart Economy A Framework for Sustainable Economic Renewal Ireland Working for Water Program South Africa Long Term Plan for Wind Energy Egypt Indonesia s Second Medium Term Development Plan Indonesia National Strategic Plan of Barbados Barbados Environment and Natural Resources Sector Plan rwanda Sixth Five Year Plan Egypt The Nepal Trade Integration Strategy nepal The National Framework for Sustainable Development South Africa Ecosystem Restoration in Rwanda rwanda National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan Barbados Fuel efficiency standard japan Fuel Economy Standards china Low Interest Loans For Investments In Installations For Electricity Production germany New Sunshine Program Japan Renewable Electricity Production Credit United States Solar Photovoltaic PV Assembly Project kenya Eco Car thailand Registration Tax on Passenger Cars finland Carbon Tax CO2 Tax finland Excise Duties on Fossil Fuels for Transport Purposes iceland The National Housing and Refurbishment Plan spain Technical Code for Building Spain Regulation for Thermal Installations of Buildings Spain Green Capacity Building Grants United States Water supply and sewerage policies finland Water Sector Sustainability United States The Icelandic National Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land based Activities iceland Iceland s Climate Change Strategy iceland National Strategy and Action Plan for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity finland Education for Sustainable Development The Barcelona School Agenda 21 Program Barcelona Spain Solar energy legislation Belo Horizonte Brazil The Renewable Energy Reference Centre Betim Brazil Local water and soil conservation Bogor Indonesia The Nearby Useful Bike Changwon Republic of Korea Urban biodiversity for a sustainable city and climate change resilience Chiang Rai Thailand Green City Freiburg Freiburg Germany Groundwater conservation mineral water from the tap Kumamoto Japan Mexico City s Green Plan Mexico City Mexico Improving the district heating system Milan Italy Greenhouse gas emissions inventory First experiences Montevideo Uruguay From mining to re claiming spoilt lands Pangkalpinang Indonesia The Bandeirantes Landfill Gas to Energy Project Sao Paolo Brazil Integrated coastal management The crab condominium example Sriracha Thailand Water Smart Parks Stirling Australia Mangrove conservation Surabaya Indonesia Live Green Toronto Toronto Canada Urban development and biodiversity conservation Trang Thailand Greenhouse gas Vaxjo Sweden Eco oil Programme

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    creation of jobs 41 We acknowledge and encourage voluntary national commitments and actions by State actors as well as stakeholders to achieve a green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication including through the shaping of innovative partnerships 42 We realize that to make significant progress towards building green economies will require new investments new skills formation technology development transfer and access and capacity building in all countries We acknowledge the particular need to provide support to developing countries in this regard and agree a To provide new additional and scaled up sources of financing to developing countries b To launch an international process to promote the role of innovative instruments of finance for building green economies c To gradually eliminate subsidies that have considerable negative effects on the environment and are incompatible with sustainable development complemented with measures to protect poor and vulnerable groups d To facilitate international collaborative research on green technologies involving developing countries ensuring the technologies so developed remain in the public domain and are accessible to developing countries at affordable prices e To encourage creation of Centres of Excellence as nodal points for green technology R D f To support developing countries scientists and engineers and scientific and engineering institutions to foster their efforts to develop green local technologies and use traditional knowledge g To establish a capacity development scheme to provide country specific advice and where appropriate region and sector specific advice to all interested countries and to assist them in accessing available funds 43 We recognize the importance of measuring global progress In this regard we will be guided by a roadmap that contains the following indicative goals and timeline a 2012 2015 establishment of indicators and measures to evaluate implementation establishment of mechanisms for the transfer of technology sharing of know how and enhancement of capacities b 2015 2030 implementation and periodic assessment of progress c 2030 comprehensive assessment of progress We request the Secretary General in close cooperation with the UN system to provide a report for the General Assembly at its 67th session detailing further steps in this regard Top IV Institutional framework for sustainable development Top A Strengthening reforming integrating the three pillars 44 We recognize that strong governance at local national regional and global levels is critical for advancing sustainable development The strengthening and reform of the institutional framework should among other things a Integrate the three pillars of sustainable development and promote the implementation of Agenda 21 and related outcomes consistent with the principles of universality democracy transparency cost effectiveness and accountability keeping in mind the Rio Principles in particular common but differentiated responsibilities b Provide cohesive government driven policy guidance on sustainable development and identify specific actions in order to fulfil the sustainable development agenda through the promotion of integrated decision making at all levels c Monitor progress in the implementation of Agenda 21 and relevant outcomes and agreements at local national regional and global levels d Reinforce coherence among the agencies funds and programmes of the United Nations system including the International Financial and Trade Institutions Top B GA ECOSOC CSD SDC proposal General Assembly 45 We reaffirm the central role of the General Assembly as the highest policy making body and call for it to further integrate sustainable development as a key element of the overarching framework for United Nations activities Economic and Social Council 46 We reaffirm that the Economic and Social Council is a central mechanism for the coordination of the United Nations system and its specialized agencies and supervision of its subsidiary bodies in particular its functional commissions 47 We also reaffirm that ECOSOC is a central forum for intergovernmental deliberations on economic and social issues and provides guidance and coordination to the UN system s operational activities for development in the field 48 We agree to promote the role of ECOSOC in the integration of the three pillars of sustainable development including by making better use of the coordination segment of ECOSOC for monitoring implementation of agreements on sustainable development and similarly making use of the ECOSOC operational activities and humanitarian segments to promote mainstreaming of sustainable development into programmes of UN agencies and programmes Commission on Sustainable Development 49 We reaffirm the role of the Commission on Sustainable Development as the high level commission on sustainable development in the United Nations system We agree to consider options for improving the working methods the agenda and programme of work of the Commission to better facilitate promote and coordinate sustainable development implementation including measures to ensure more focused balanced and responsive engagement with a more limited set of issues and enhanced implementation of its decisions We also agree to consider means to enhance the review function of the Commission including through a voluntary review process OR Sustainable Development Council 49 alt We resolve to transform the CSD into a Sustainable Development Council that will serve as the authoritative high level body for consideration of matters relating to the integration of the three dimensions of sustainable development 49 alt bis The work of the Council should be based on fundamental documents on sustainable development such as Agenda 21 the Rio principles and related outcomes The Council should inter alia fully carry out the functions and mandates of the Commission for Sustainable Development It would be guided by the need to promote integration of the three pillars of sustainable development promote effective implementation at all levels and promote effective institutional coherence It should help in enhancing the involvement of all stakeholders particularly major groups in the follow up of Rio 20 49 alt ter We request the President of the General Assembly to conduct open transparent and inclusive negotiations with the aim of establishing the mandate modalities functions size composition membership working methods and procedures of the Council and report on the outcome before the end of the 67th session of the General Assembly Top C UNEP specialized agency on environment proposal IFIs United Nations operational activities at country level 50 We reaffirm the need to strengthen international environmental governance within the context of the institutional framework for sustainable development in order to promote a balanced integration of the economic social and environmental pillars of sustainable development and to this end 51 We agree to strengthen the capacity of UNEP to fulfil its mandate by establishing universal membership in its Governing Council and call for significantly increasing its financial base to deepen policy coordination and enhance means of implementation OR 51 alt We resolve to establish a UN specialized agency for the environment with universal membership of its Governing Council based on UNEP with a revised and strengthened mandate supported by stable adequate and predictable financial contributions and operating on an equal footing with other UN specialized agencies This agency based in Nairobi would cooperate closely with other specialized agencies 52 We stress the need for a regular review of the state of the planet and the Earth s carrying capacity and request the Secretary General to coordinate the preparation of such a review in consultation with relevant international organizations and the UN system 53 We call for the scientific basis for decision making to be strengthened across the UN system and recognise that the interface between science and policy making should be enhanced 54 We recognize that sustainable development must be given due consideration by the International Financial Institutions especially the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund the regional development banks UNCTAD and the World Trade Organization in regulating global trade In that regard we request the international financial institutions to review their programmatic strategies to ensure the provision of better support to developing countries for the implementation of sustainable development 55 We recognize that coordination and cooperation among the MEAs are needed in order to inter alia address policy fragmentation and avoid overlap and duplication We welcome the work already undertaken to enhance synergies among the three conventions in the chemicals and waste cluster We call for further measures to enhance coordination and cooperation among MEAs in other clusters 56 We emphasise the need to strengthen operational activities for sustainable development especially the delivery of the UN system in the field 57 We agree to further consider the establishment of an Ombudsperson or High Commissioner for Future Generations to promote sustainable development 58 We agree to take steps to give further effect to Rio Principle 10 at the global regional and national level as appropriate Top D Regional national local 59 We reaffirm that overarching sustainable development strategies incorporated in national development plans are key instruments for the implementation of sustainable development commitments at regional national and sub national levels 60 We call for the strengthening of existing regional and sub regional mechanisms including the regional commissions in promoting sustainable development through capacity building exchange of information and experiences and providing expertise 61 We underline the need for more coherent and integrated planning and decision making at the national level We therefore call on countries to establish and strengthen as appropriate national sustainable development councils to enable them to coordinate consolidate and ensure the mainstreaming of cross cutting issues in the highest decision making bodies with the integration and full participation of all stakeholders 62 We recognise the need to integrate sustainable urban development policy as a key component of a national sustainable development policy and in this regard to empower local authorities to work more closely with national governments We recognize that partnerships among cities have emerged as a leading force for action on sustainable development We commit to support international cooperation among local authorities including through assistance from international organizations Top V Framework for action and follow up A Priority key thematic cross sectoral issues and areas 63 We recognize that progress in implementation requires attention to a number of sectoral and cross sectoral priority areas as well as to the linkage among different sectors We also recognize that assessing progress in these areas can benefit from defining aspirational goals targets and indicators as appropriate We therefore commit to the following actions Food security 64 We reaffirm the right to food and call upon all States to prioritize sustainable intensification of food production through increased investment in local food production improved access to local and global agri food markets and reduced waste throughout the supply chain with special attention to women smallholders youth and indigenous farmers We are committed to ensuring proper nutrition for our people 65 We call for more transparent and open trading systems and where appropriate practices that contribute to the stability of food prices and domestic markets ensure access to land water and other resources and support social protection programmes 66 We further support initiatives at all levels that improve access to information enhance interactions among farmers and experts through education and extension services and increase the use of appropriate technologies for sustainable agriculture Water 67 We underline the importance of the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights Furthermore we highlight the critical importance of water resources for sustainable development including poverty and hunger eradication public health food security hydropower agriculture and rural development 68 We recognize the necessity of setting goals for wastewater management including reducing water pollution from households industrial and agricultural sources and promoting water efficiency wastewater treatment and the use of wastewater as a resource particularly in expanding urban areas 69 We renew our commitment made in the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation JPOI regarding the development and implementation of integrated water resources management and water efficiency plans We reaffirm our commitment to the 2005 2015 International Decade for Action Water for Life We encourage cooperation initiatives for water resources management in particular through capacity development exchange of experiences best practices and lessons learned as well as sharing appropriate environmentally sound technologies and know how Energy 70 We propose to build on the Sustainable Energy for All initiative launched by the Secretary General with the goals of providing universal access to a basic minimum level of modern energy services for both consumption and production uses by 2030 improving energy efficiency at all levels with a view to doubling the rate of improvement by 2030 and doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030 through promoting the development and use of renewable energy sources and technologies in all countries We call for provision of adequate financial resources of sufficient quality and delivered in a timely manner to developing countries for providing efficient and wider use of energy sources 71 We agree that each country should work for low carbon development We encourage more widespread use of energy planning tools to provide a robust framework for donors and partners to coordinate their development cooperation efforts Cities 72 We commit to promote an integrated and holistic approach to planning and building sustainable cities through support to local authorities efficient transportation and communication networks greener buildings and an efficient human settlements and service delivery system improved air and water quality reduced waste improved disaster preparedness and response and increased climate resilience Green jobs social inclusion 73 We recognize that the development of human capacity is essential to achieving broad based economic growth building strong sustainable communities promoting social well being and improving the environment Workers must have the skills and protections necessary to participate in and benefit from the transition to a green economy which has great potential to create decent jobs particularly for the youth and eradicate poverty 74 We also recognize that significant job creation opportunities can be availed through investments in public works for restoration and enhancement of natural capital sustainable land and water management practices family farming ecological farming organic production systems sustainable forest management rational use of biodiversity for economic purposes and new markets linked to renewable and unconventional energy sources We encourage business and industry to contribute to green job creation throughout their global supply chains including through support to small and medium enterprises 75 We recognise and acknowledge that social well being and growth are also built on robust and high quality infrastructure that creates jobs and wealth adds long term value and allows for broad inclusion In this regard we commit to enhanced infrastructure investment which promotes sustainable development 76 Understanding that building green economies will depend critically on creating green jobs we agree to take the following measures a improve knowledge of green jobs trends and developments and integrate relevant data into national economic statistics b address potential skills shortages through skills mapping and promoting of green jobs training programs c put in place an enabling environment for robust creation of decent jobs by private enterprises investing in the green economy including by small and medium enterprises 77 We stress the need to provide social protection to all members of society including those who are not employed in the formal economy In this regard we strongly encourage national and local initiatives aimed at providing a social protection floor for all citizens Oceans and Seas SIDS 78 We recognize that oceans are critical to sustaining Earth s life support systems Careless exploitation of the oceans and their resources puts at risk the ability of oceans to continue to provide food other economic benefits and environmental services to humankind We stress the importance of the conservation sustainable management and equitable sharing of marine and ocean resources We also recognize the significant economic social and environmental contribution of coral reefs to island and coastal States and support cooperation based on the Coral Triangle Initiative CTI and the International Coral Reef Initiative ICRI 79 We endorse the Regular Process for the Global Marine Assessment as a credible robust process and support the completion of its first global integrated assessment of the state of the marine environment by 2014 We call for consideration of assessment findings in formulation of national regional and global oceans policy 80 We note the establishment by the UN General Assembly of an Ad Hoc Open ended Informal Working Group to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction and we agree to initiate as soon as possible the negotiation of an implementing agreement to UNCLOS that would address the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction 81 We call on countries to advance implementation of the Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land based Activities including further capacity building and mobilization of resources for investment in treatment of human wastes and waste water and to develop a global action plan to combat marine litter and pollution 82 We also propose to implement an international observing network for ocean acidification and to work collectively to prevent further ocean acidification 83 We note that despite agreement to restore global fish stocks to sustainable levels by 2015 many stocks continue to be depleted unsustainably We call upon States to re commit to maintaining or restoring depleted fish stocks to sustainable levels and to further commit to implementing science based management plans to rebuild stocks by 2015 84 We urge countries to combat illegal unreported and unregulated IUU fishing by adopting and implementing effective tools in accordance with international law We note the agreement on port state measures to prevent deter and eliminate illegal unreported and unregulated fishing approved by FAO in 2009 and urge States that have not yet acceded to the agreement to do so 85 We reaffirm that Small Island Developing States SIDS remain a special case for sustainable development in view of their unique and particular vulnerabilities The vulnerability of SIDS has worsened over the last two decades primarily because of higher exposure to external shocks including increasing adverse impacts of climate change and more frequent and intense natural disasters as well as the fuel food and financial crises combined with inadequate international support 86 We call

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  • Rio+20 - United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development
    and other stakeholders for their comments and further guidance at the second Intersessional Meeting on 15 16 December 2011 This compilation document is to serve as basis for the preparation of a zero draft of the outcome document to be presented for consideration by Member States and other stakeholders by January 2012 Inputs received by the Secretariat are contained in this web based Compilation Document in their unedited versions preceded by an index of terms to facilitate analysis of material submitted Submissions from member States in languages other than English are being translated and the English translation will be made available shortly The Compilation Document is available in searchable pdf files that can be downloaded and stored onto a memory device by clicking on the links below The pdf version is divided into five parts to make the file sizes manageable For all those submissions in original language for which the official English translation was available as of Monday 12 December the translations are integrated into the Compilation Text When the other translations are ready they will be integrated Political Groups PDF Version 0 4 Mb Member States PDF Version 5 0 Mb Regional Preparatory Meeting Outcomes PDF Version 0 3 Mb United Nations IGOs PDF Version 2 9 Mb Major Groups PDF Version 15 5 Mb Search Index Exact AND OR Case sensitive Match whole word Access Accountability Adaptation Agenda 21 Agriculture Aquatic Best practice Biodiversity Blue economy Boundaries Capacity building Carrying capacity Chemicals Cities Civil society Cleaner Climate change Coasts Commission on Sustainable Development CSD Commitments Common but differentiated responsibilities CBDR Conditionality Corporate social responsibility CSR Crisis Data Decoupling Demographic Desertification Development banks Disaster preparedness Doha development agenda Drought Earth Economic and Social Council ECOSOC Economic instruments Ecosystem services Education Efficiency Emerging challenges Employment Energy Environmental governance Environmental

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    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 Compilation Document Submissions Exact AND OR Case sensitive Match

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    Groups Synthesis Report Data Videos Logo Guidelines Compilation Document Submissions Exact AND OR Case sensitive Match whole word Member States Albania Algeria Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Belarus Belgium Benin Bolivia Plurinational State of Botswana Brazil Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Canada Central African Republic Chile China Colombia Costa Rica Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Estonia Finland France Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Holy

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    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 Compilation Document Submissions Exact AND OR Case

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    Latin America and the Caribbean ECLAC European Economic and Social Committee EESC General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean Global Environment Facility GEF Inter Agency Consultative Group for SIDS Inter Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals IOMC Inter Parliamentary Union IPU Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IOC International Association of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions AICESIS International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ICIMOD International Civil Aviation Organization ICAO International Labour Organization ILO International Law on Sustainable Development Partnership IDLO International Maritime Organization IMO International Monetary Fund IMF International Olympic Committee to the United Nations International Organization for Migration IOM International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA International Telecommunication Union ITU International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN North East Asian Subregional Programme for Environmental Cooperation NEASPEC Organisation for Economic Co operation and Development OECD Organisation internationale de la Francophonie OIF Rome based agencies FAO IFAD WFP and Bioversity International South Centre Specialist Group on Soils and Desertification of the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law Theme on the Environment Macroeconomics Trade and Investment TEMTI of the Commission on Environmental Economic and Social Policy CEESP IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nature UN Group on the Information Society UNGIS UN Interagency Committee for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development IAC DESD UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination CEB UN Water UN Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication United Nations Children s Fund UNICEF United Nations Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification UNCCD United Nations Department of Public Information DPI United Nations Development Group UNDG United Nations Development Programme UNDP United Nations Economic Commission for Europe UNECE United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women UN Women United

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