EM Special: Rio + 20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

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The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is being organized in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 64/236 (A/RES/64/236). The Conference will take place in Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), in Rio de Janeiro, and the 10th anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg. It is envisaged as a Conference at the highest possible level, including Heads of State and Government or other representatives. The Conference will result in a focused political document.

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May 30, 2012UN Conference on Sustainable Development Sees New Collaborations by Global Women

May 23, 2012 – Hazel Henderson will be presenting at SUSTENTAR 2012, a Road to Rio+20 event, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

May 19, 2012 – Green Transition Scoreboard Featured in Rio+20 Newsletter: Making it Happen, Volume 3, Issue 5

May 16, 2012 – Entender a Rio+20: leituras sobre os desafios (Mercado Etico, Ladislau Dowbor)

April 26, 2012 – ICAEW & Tomorrow’s Company – H. Henderson Presentation – The Future We Want: a new paradigm for a sustainable 2050 conference; sponsored by ICAEW, Tomorrow’s Company and Rio+20 The Future We Want.

The Rio Times: Rio+20 Can – And Must – Defy the Cynics

Interview with Severn Cullis-Suzuki: Six minutes to save the earth

Luzes sobre a Rio+20: o que aconteceu desde 1992?

Rio + 20: Ethical Markets Advisor Thais Corral Hosts Resilient Cities Action Lab

The Women’s Agenda at Rio + 20: Planeta Fêmea