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The city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is hosting the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as "Rio +20" or the Earth Summit.
The Conference is taking 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, where they drew up guidelines for sustainable societies for the 21st century, expressed as Agenda 21.In addition it also marks the 10th anniversary of the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) in Johannesburg.
The conference has two main themes: sustainable societies and the abolition of poverty. Rio +20 aims seek to secure renewed political commitment to sustainable development, assessing the progress and implementation gaps in meeting already agreed commitments, and addressing new and emerging challenges.
Update - NGO Statements and Declarations:
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|Report- Women's strategies for Rio+20 - POA - January 2012.pdf||220.06 KB|
|The Public Trust Doctrine and Rio +20.pdf||133.03 KB|
|NB-EGMRio+20 - March 7- 2012.pdf||535.5 KB|
|Press release - EGM Rio+20 - February 29- 2012.pdf||239.41 KB|
|Press release - North Africa - February 28 - 2012.pdf||237.13 KB|