20 June 2012 – Pavan Sukhdev and Jeffrey Sachs – SPECIAL PANEL SESSION ON THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

INVITATION 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 …

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OECD Green Growth Newsletter: March 2012 Issue Twelve Contents The road to Rio+20 Focus on environmentally harmful subsidies Green growth in action: Czech Republic Recent event: Green cities The G20 on green growth Green growth: Making it happen Recent publications March/April key events The OECD Green Growth Newsletter keeps OECD …

No Need to Despair on Biodiversity

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