The Regional Implementation Meetings for Rio+20 Follow-Up: An Analysis of the Outcomes

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Briefing Note on the WG on Marine Biodiversity

  SUMMARY OF THE SIXTH MEETING OF THE WORKING GROUP ON MARINE BIODIVERSITY BEYOND AREAS OF NATIONAL JURISDICTION The sixth meeting of the Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group (hereinafter, the Working Group) to study issues relating to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity beyond areas of …

Ethical Markets at Rio+20

Ladislau Dowbor, Ethical Markets Representative to Rio+20 has started the round of side events.   Prof. Dowbor presented the Green Transition Scoreboard® to the Instituto Ethos Conference, Wednesday, June 13, 2012. Speaking of Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC and moderator of the UN Secretary General’s interactive dialogue on June …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 51 – Rio+20: Third PrepCom and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Summary & Analysis

SUMMARY OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: 13-22 june 2012 The third and final meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), Pre-Conference Informal Consultations Facilitated by the Host Country, and the UNCSD convened back-to-back in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, …

2012 LOHAS Speaker Line Up Defines the Future of Eco Integrity for $290 Billion Green Market

2012 LOHAS Speaker Line Up Defines the Future of Eco… CSRwire.com Media Sponsors include, Fast Company, CSRwire, Mother Jones, Spirituality & Health, Experience Life, Organic Spa, VividLife, Ethical Markets, Colorado Biz, …   Blogs 1 new result for “ethical markets” Rio + 20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development By Ethical Markets The United …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 31 – Second Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the zero draft of outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #7

UNCSD INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS: Monday, 30 APRIL 2012 On Monday, delegates resumed informal negotiations on the draft outcome document for the UNCSD. Working Group 1 focused on Section III (Green Economy). Working Group 2 considered Sections I (Preamble/Stage Setting), II (Renewing Political Commitments), and IV (IFSD). working group 1 SECTION III: …

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 …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 23 – First Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document and Third Intersessional Meeting of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #7

THIRD INTERSESSIONAL MEETING: monday, 26 march 2012 Delegates convened on Monday, 26 March, for the UNCSD’s third Intersessional Meeting, resuming their discussions under the “informal informal” consultations held the previous week. The group spent the entire day and evening exchanging further views and input on the zero draft. OPENING OF …

GEO-5 Summary Highlights Continued Deterioration of the Global Environment

GEO-5 Summary Highlights Continued Deterioration of the Global Environment 20_February 2012: The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has released the Global Environment Outlook-5 (GEO-5) Summary for Policy Makers, which was negotiated and endorsed by governments on 31 January 2012. The summary was released as a prelude to the full report, which …