Stakeholder Forum Network News: Engagement in post-Rio+20 and post-2015 processes

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Sustainability News

     www.stakeholderforum.org   Stakeholder Engagement in post-Rio+20 and post-2015 processes     Participatory democracy is the idea that involving all stakeholders, at every level, will result in better informed, and more thoroughly deliberated, decisions being taken. It means that all stakeholders will thereby take greater ownership of the outcome …

UNCSD Update – 28 February 2013 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

Jay Owen Sustainability News

    A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 28 February 2013 EC Issues Proposal for Post-2015 Agenda 27_February 2013: The European Commission (EC) has released its common approach to global development goals. The Communication, titled “A Decent Life for All: Ending poverty and giving the world a sustainable future,” calls for addressing environmental …

Rio+20: Making it Happen

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

Rio+20: Making it Happen, Volume 2, Issue 18 Volume 2, Issue 18 of Rio+20: Making it Happen newsletter is a special issue dedicated to the perspectives of major groups stakeholders. In accordance with its mandate to facilitate implementation of Agenda 21, the Rio+20 Secretariat aims to enhance the participation of …

Innovative Financing for Biodiversity

kristy Green Prosperity

An update on the GDM Initiative At the 9th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity which took place in May 2008, the Parties called for “studies on approaches to develop markets and payment schemes for ecosystem services at local, national and international levels.” They also agreed …