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 …

Rio+20: Accountability and Implementation policy brief

Ethical Markets Global Citizen, Sustainability News

During the Rio+20 PrepCom2, a side event was held on accountability and implementation. The event was organized by the BU Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-range Future, with the support from the Nordic Missions of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden to the United Nations in New …

Kosmos Journal August Newsletter

Ethical Markets Global Citizen

It’s been awhile…but rest assured we have been busy expanding our work to embrace the many facets of our mission to create a new civilization that works for everybody. When the fires exploding all around us become dying embers, we will have something in place to build a healthy future. …

“Making it Happen” Features Education for Sustainable Development

kristy Global Citizen, Sustainability News

“Making it Happen” Features Education for Sustainable Development 15_July_2011: The latest issue of “Rio+20: Making It Happen,” the newsletter from the Secretariat of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20), highlights: the special policy dialogue on “Education for Sustainable Development” that took place during the recent High-level Segment …

Newsletter – Rio+20: Making it Happen

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

With the just-ended High-level segment of the UN Economic and Social Council adopting a Ministerial Declaration, which emphasized the importance of education for sustainable development and to Rio+20, the current issue of Rio+20: Making it Happen newsletter highlights the link between education and sustainable development. It also features the 7 …

Rio+20: Making it Happen, Volume 2, Issue 10, 31 May

kristy Green Prosperity, Global Citizen, Earth Systems Science

Among other events and issues, it also provides an update on the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity, announces the NRF call for views on the expected political outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference and touches on World Environment Day (5 June) and World Day to Combat Desertification and …

WSIS Forum Highlights ICT’s Role in Sustainable Development, Green Growth

kristy Sustainability News

WSIS Forum Highlights ICT’s Role in Sustainable Development, Green Growth 18_May_2011: Held during the 2012 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum, “e-Environment Day” brought together experts from the public and private sectors and civil society to examine the role of the information society in the protection of the …

Cooperation for a Green Economy

kristy Earth Systems Science

Latest News – 11 May 2011 Featured Guest Article Cooperation for a Green Economy by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN Environment Programme (UNEP) As_the_Commission on Sustainable Development convenes in New York, the thoughts of an increasing number of nations are turning towards next year’s Rio+20 Conference in …

Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages

kristy Sustainability News

Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 8 Highlights UNCSD-CSD Linkages 29_April_2011: Rio+20: Making It Happen, Volume 2, Issue 8, highlights the third workshop on “Green Economy Pathways,” which was co-organized by the UN General Assembly and the Group of Friends on the Thematic Debate on Green Economy, as well …