UN Officials Link Rio+20 Success to International Solidarity

kristy Green Prosperity, Earth Systems Science

Latest News – 22 December 2011 Last Update for 2011 We_at_IISD RS wish you all the best for this holiday season and throughout the coming year. We will resume publication of our knowledgebases on 3 January 2012. Thank you for your support during 2011. continued… UN Officials Link Rio+20 Success …

Durban Delegates Briefed on Rio+20 Preparations

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Durban Delegates Briefed on Rio+20 Preparations 7_December 2011: The UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20) Secretariat and Brazilian Government organized a “Briefing on Rio+20 Preparations” on the sidelines of the Durban Climate Change Conference. continued… UNGA Adopts Resolution on Sustainable …

Africa Regional Meeting Prepares Africa Consensus Statement to Rio+20

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Africa Regional Meeting Prepares Africa Consensus Statement to Rio+20 25_October 2011: The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) Africa Regional Preparatory Meeting was organized by UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union (AU). Participants deliberated on the themes and objectives …

ENB Vol. 27 No. 7 – UN Conference on Sustainable Development Regional Preparatory Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean – Final Summary

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Volume 27 Number 07 – Monday, 12 September 2011 SUMMARY OF THE UNCSD (RIO+20) REGIONAL PREPARATORY MEETING FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 7-9 SEPTEMBER 2011 The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) Regional Preparatory Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) convened at the headquarters of …

GSP Secretariat Briefs UN Delegates on Outcomes of Helsinki Meeting

kristy SRI/ESG News, Global Citizen

Latest News – 2 June 2011 GSP Secretariat Briefs UN Delegates on Outcomes of Helsinki Meeting Read More: GSP Secretariat Briefs UN Delegates on Outcomes of Helsinki Meeting 1_June_2011: The Executive Secretary of the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) has briefed UN delegates on the recent work …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

Madrid Dialogue with GSP Calls for Ambitious Climate Action, Just Green Transition

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A publication of IISD Reporting Services Madrid Dialogue with GSP Calls for Ambitious Climate Action, Just Green Transition 12_April_2011: At a dialogue organized by Sustainlabour in Madrid, international trade unions met with the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Global Sustainability (GSP) and business and NGO representatives, to call for decisive …

GEF STAP Workshop Addresses Marine Debris Problems

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A newsletter from IISD Reporting Services GEF STAP Workshop Addresses Marine Debris Problems 1_April_2011: The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) convened a workshop titled “Seeking Global and Regional Solutions to Marine Debris Problem” on 23 March 2011, in Honolulu, Hawaii, US, at the …