- IA Topic : Rio +20
Excerpt:The EU's Environment Commissioner, Janez Potočnik, announced that the seventh environment action programme (7EAP) which will be unveiled later this year will be a major driver of the Rio+20 agenda agreed at this year's Earth summit.
Excerpt:Delegates and observers at the Rio+20 Summit have expressed disappointment at the lack of clear commitments and timetables from the international community to achieve sustainable development. The conference closed on Friday, 22 June, 2012.
LIAISE Working Paper No.3: Approaching Rio+20 - A Survey of Positions and Expectations of Civil Society Organisations in Six European Countries on the Green Economy
Excerpt:This report presents findings from an online survey and a number of expert interviews on the perspectives of European civil society on Sustainable Development and the Green Economy in the run-up to the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development.
Excerpt:Environment minister Janez Potočnik gave a speech to the Committee of the regions on 15 December, 2011, which set out the hopes of the Commission for the Rio +20 meeting to be held in 2012.