Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Three Transformative Levers

Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda:  Three Transformative Levers Written by Alvin Leong (LLM, JD), Fellow at the Pace Center for Environmental Legal Studies. He can be contacted at [email protected] First posted by Post2015.org, a site facilitated by the Overseas Development Institute. The co-chairs of the Open Working Group …

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: …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 29 – Second Round of ‘Informal-Informal’ Negotiations on the zero draft of outcome document of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Issue #5

UNCSD INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS: FRIDAY 27, April 2012 On Friday, delegates continued informal negotiations on the draft outcome document for the UNCSD. WG1 completed its first reading on Section V (Framework for Action) in morning and afternoon sessions. WG2 continued discussions on Section IV (IFSD), and exchanged views on IFSD reform …

Towards the People’s Summit at Rio+20: Alternative civil society perspectives on the zero draft Presented by UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) and Social Watch

Hamish Jenkins, UN-NGLS, introduced the event, noting its aim is to discuss alternate civil society views on the road to the People’s Summit for Social and Environmental Justice in Rio +20, to be held in parallel to Rio+20, which will provide a forum to organizations and social movements to discuss …

The Future We Want – Zero draft of the outcome document

I. Preamble/Stage Setting 1. We, the heads of State and Government, having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20-22 June 2012, resolve to work together for a prosperous, secure and sustainable future for our people and our planet. 2. We reaffirm our determination to free humanity from hunger and …

Summary Of The Second Session Of The Preparatory Committee For The Un Conference On Sustainable Development

Volume 27 Number 03 – Friday, 11 March 2011 SUMMARY OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE PREPARATORY COMMITTEE FOR THE UN CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 7-8 MARCH 2011 The second session of the Preparatory Committee (PrepCom II) for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio 2012) convened …