UN Conference on Sustainable Development


UN Conference on Sustainable Development
(2012, Rio de Janeiro; www.uncsd2012.org)

Also known as Rio+20, is the third international conference on sustainable development discussing ways to reconcile the environmental and economic goals of the global community. It aims to “secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assess the current progress and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development, and address new and emerging challenges.”

Areas of interest:

  • The institutional framework for sustainable development
  • Green economy
  • Poverty eradication


Leadership: Sha Zukang (Secretary-General)

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