RIO+20: CIVIL MOVEMENTS REFLECT DESIRE FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, UN OFFICIAL SAYS

RIO+20: CIVIL MOVEMENTS REFLECT DESIRE FOR SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, UN OFFICIAL SAYS New York, Jun 13 2012 6:05PM The civil movements that have taken place over the past months in the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere reflect a global call for a sustainable future, a United Nations official said today, stressing …

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ACCELERATE NEGOTIATIONS TO REACH ACCORD ON OUTCOME DOCUMENT

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ACCELERATE NEGOTIATIONS TO REACH ACCORD ON OUTCOME DOCUMENT New York, Jun 13 2012 2:05PM Countries today started the last round of talks to come to an agreement on the draft outcome document on environmental, economic and social issues at the heart of the upcoming United Nations Conference on …

Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities

Side Event on Environmental Health Initiatives: Innovative Approaches for Building Sustainable Cities April 24, 2012 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Conference Room A, United Nations North Lawn Building Draft Agenda With increased migration from rural to urban areas for economic opportuities, local governments are faced with the challenges of providing public …

Development and Environment: The Nexus

Development and Environment: The Nexus by Brice Lalonde, Executive Coordinator, UN Conference for Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Heading_towards Rio+20, governments and civil society must raise their eyes to assess the situation and prepare for commitments commensurate to the challenges. Extreme poverty and the degradation of the environment will be …