Connecting city leaders to global leaders at Rio+20 Global Town Hall – 18-22 June, Athletes Park, Rio de Janeiro

kristy Green Prosperity

“Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities”. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon With 3 billion new urban dwellers moving into cities in the next three decades, local governments are crucial actors to ensure a sustainable future. The Rio+20 Global Town Hall, organized by ICLEI …

‘Dear Mr. UN Secretary-General …’ COMPETITION RESULTS

Ethical Markets Green Prosperity, Global Citizen

As part of the lead-up to Rio+20, The Living Rainforest invited children around the world to tell us what they think governments and world leaders should be doing to build a more sustainable future on planet Earth. We were delighted to receive 885 entries from 59 countries! First Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime trip …

Strengthening Science-Policy Interface for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

kristy Green Prosperity

To all United Nations? Member States and interested parties, INVITATION The Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations, together with: The African Department for Environmental Affairs the Indian Ministry for the Environment the US State Department, The International Council for Science (ICSU), and the United Nations Environment Programme, is …

Un Kicks Off Information Technology Hackathon Promoting Global

kristy Wealth of Networks

Un Kicks Off Information Technology Hackathon Promoting Global Sustainability New York, Feb 28 2012 6:05PM A United Nations-backed competition with the goal of uncovering sustainable approaches to information and communication technology (ICT) kicked off today, bringing developers from around the world together in a frenetic race of programming. Organized by …

The Future We Want – Zero draft of the outcome document

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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 …

Toward a Sustainable Future for the U.S. Power Sector: Beyond Business as Usual 2011

kristy Green Prosperity, Resource Efficiency, Reports You Need

The Civil Society Institute (www.CivilSocietyInstitute.org) is a nonprofit and nonpartisan action oriented research center that serves as a catalyst for change by creating problem-solving interactions among people, and between communities, government and business that can help to improve society. CSI works to support local and state efforts to advance the …