Rio+20

Report from the Rio+20 Planning Meeting 10/21-25, 2011 by CIndy Wiesner

“Let's Reinvent the World” Slogan from the Rio+20 Organizing Committee

On October 21-25, 2011 GGJ was invited to attend Rio+20 planning meetings in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The meetings were part of building the process towards the 20th anniversary of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (called Rio+20 for short) in June 2012. 

Rio+20 and the rush to sell nature's invisible labor

Cross-posted from http://www.thestrategycenter.org/blog

 

by Daniel Kim on Saturday, February 26, 2011

One of the theoretical gems of my recent trip to Dakar came from hearing Bolivia's UN Ambassador Pablo Solon talk about "environmental services," like the "service" performed by a forest when it removes carbon from the air!