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

kristy Green Prosperity

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, from 13-22 June 2012.
During their ten days in Rio, government delegations concluded
the negotiations on the Rio outcome document, titled “The
Future We Want.” Representatives from 191 UN member states
and observers, including 79 Heads of State or Government,
addressed the general debate, and approximately 44,000 badges
were issued for official meetings, a Rio+20 Partnerships
Forum, Sustainable Development Dialogues, SD-Learning and
an estimated 500 side events in RioCentro, the venue for the
Conference itself.

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