2012: A Year of Opportunities. The 2012 Rio Conference on Sustainable Development. What is this presentation about? I- Rio 2012: yet another conference? a) Green Economy b) Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development II - From Rio to Jeju III – Questions for discussion.
The 2012 Rio Conference on Sustainable Development
As per the UN General Assembly Resolution adopted in 2009; the objectives of Rio 2012 are:
(i) renew political commitment for sustainable development;
(ii) assess progress and identify gaps in the implementation; and
(iii) address new and emerging challenges.
Message from IUCN:
« Natureat the core of Green Economy and
- Current preparatory discussions concentrate heavily on low-carbon economy
- IUCN uniquely positioned to highlight the importance of biodiversity and ecosystem services for poverty reduction and equitable sharing of benefits
Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
2011 – Rio 2012 in the RCFs agendas
Questions for discussion: Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development
Questions for discussion: Emerging Issues and the World Conservation Congress