The three Executive Secretaries of the Rio Conventions:
Ms. Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC
Mr. Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias, CBD
Mr. Luc Gnacadja, UNCCD
are pleased to invite you to attend the following panel session being held under the auspices of the
Rio Conventions Pavilion.
SPECIAL PANEL SESSION ON THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Dr. Pavan Sukhdev
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)
Dr. Jeffery Sachs
The Economics of Land Degradation
Moderator: Caroline Spelman, UK Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
This panel will address market failures of global significance – the fact that the current economic system does not take into account “external” environmental costs. The panel will identify the common policy and economic challenges common to these issues and examine strategic opportunities to overcome them.
Wednesday, June 20, 15:00-17:00
Multi Purpose Pavilion/Pavilhao Multiuso – adjacent to Rio Conventions Pavilion
in Athlete’s Park