NEW GREEN ECONOMY GUIDEBOOK SERIES

UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division for Sustainable Development, 2012- 2013 The Division for Sustainable Development of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) has published a series of guidebooks to the green economy following the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). They can be …

General Assembly President Calls on States to Implement Rio + 20 Outcome Document

New York, Jul 27 2012  3:05PM The President of the General Assembly, Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, today called on countries to focus on implementing the outcome document from the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, last month. “We have defined the future we …

UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS

We at Ethical Markets, as full participants in RIO+20 agree! The wide support for growing green economies shows the way forward!”, Hazel Henderson, Editor UN SENIOR OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT RIO+20 ACHIEVEMENTS New York, Jun 28 2012 4:05PM United Nations senior officials today highlighted the achievements made during the United Nations Conference …

RIO+20: SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES DURING FORUM TO LOWER ENVIRONMENTAL

RIO+20: SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES DURING FORUM TO LOWER ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT New York, Jun 22 2012 6:05PM Reducing the use of paper, providing vehicles powered by biodiesel and electricity, and using recyclable materials are some of the practices that were pursued during the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to minimize …

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, …

Youth blast Rio+20 deal as ‘pathetic’

Youth blast Rio+20 deal as ‘pathetic’ Sat, 23 Jun 2012 03:24 GMT Source: alertnet // Roli Mahajan Youth display the American flag, with symbols of multinational brands to protest against current economic policy, during the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro on June 21, 2012. …

RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY

We at Ethical Markets are Happy to see our Friends at UN agencies coming together online!, Hazel Henderson, Editor RIO+20: UN AND PARTNERS HOLD GLOBAL ONLINE FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES New York, Jun 19 2012 5:05PM People from all over the world today took part in an all-day online forum …

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON CONFERENCE?S OUTCOME DOCUMENT

RIO+20: COUNTRIES ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT ON CONFERENCE?S OUTCOME DOCUMENT New York, Jun 19 2012 7:05PM Members States today announced that they have reached an agreement on the outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). ?We now have a text which will be adopted at the Conference,? Rio+20?s …

Taking the Long View: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s Call for Citizen Action On the Road to Rio+20

Taking the Long View: Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland’s Call for Citizen Action On the Road to Rio+20 Her Excellency Gro Harlem Brundtland, founding chair of the world commission that launched the concept of sustainable development to the center of the global stage in 1987, recently shared her thoughts with Restorative …