- IA Topic : RIO+20
Excerpt:Reforms agreed in late December should secure the financial stability of the UN’s Environment Programme (UNEP) and could give it and the world’s environment ministers greater influence in international policymaking.
Excerpt:The EEB’s 2012 Annual Conference, which took place on 1 October 2012, focused on what the outcome of the Rio+20 Conference – both its successes and its failures – means for Europe.
Excerpt:The study analyses central contributions to the debate on the concept of a Green Economy in the runup to the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable development. It does so by identifying the pillars on which the various understandings of a green economy are based as well as analysing policy concepts published and statements made....
Excerpt:The UN Environment Programme has published a new report entitled "Keeping Track of our Changing Environment: From Rio to Rio+20". The report is produced as part of UNEP’s "Global Environmental Outlook-5" ) series, the UN’s assessment process which reviews the the state, trends and outlook of the global environment.
Excerpt:A Conference on "Making Marginalized Voices Heard in the UN Processes" will take place at the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland on 11 and 12 November, 2011. Registration is possible until 15 September, 2011. ...
Excerpt:Brazil has postponed the biggest environmental summit in 20 years to avoid a clash with the UK’s Queen's diamond jubilee. The Rio+20 summit was scheduled for early June but has been moved back two weeks to avoid jeopardising the attendance of 54 Commonwealth leaders. ...
Excerpt:LIAISE partner FUB has submitted a study on the views of European civil society on the concept of the Green Economy to the European Economic and Social Committee. The authors of the study analysed the discourses in the run up to the 2012 Rio Summit. ...
Excerpt:A group of members of the European Parliament has called for a demand for global green energy targets to be included in the EU's position for the Rio+20 World Summit on Sustainable Development. ...