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The Word on Women - Rio+20: Highlighting the Voices of Women. World Pulse delivered the voices of grassroots women leaders to the UN’s 2nd Landmark Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil © UN Photo / Tim McKulka
Negotiators have agreed a text to be approved by world leaders meeting this week in Rio to consider the worsening state of the global environment - Activists lie on Rio Branco in Rio de Janeiro #RioPlus20
Giant fish made with plastic bottles are exhibited at Botafogo beach, in Rio de Janeiro via @reuters #RioPlus20
Check out the “What is Rio+20” infographics created by interns at the UN in Brussels
What is Rio+20? How did we get from 1992 to 2012? What are the countries dicussing? Why is this a necessary forum? The United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe provides this infographic to explain Rio+20 Sustainable Development Conference currently happening in Rio de Janeiro. For more information on this conference visit www.uncsd2012.org/ www.un.org/...
Rio+20: Understanding the present in the light of the future - Mikhail Gorbachev (Nobel Laureate, former President of the Soviet Union and founder of Green Cross International) wrote the following column in regard to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development this month in Rio de Janeiro.
Green Room: Will Rio +20 make a difference? The Rio de Janeiro summit hopes to re-ignite the global green agenda.
Rio+20 People's summit – in pictures: here is a selection of images from the opening days of the People's summit, taking place alongside the main UN conference