convenes June , in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. .. For optimistic observers, “the second Earth summit is a chance to take honest stock of. Earth Summit. For this reason, the report will refer to it as the Rio+20 Conference, as it is also commonly addressed by the UN and in the. The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development marked as the Earth Summit, was held from June , in Rio de Janeiro.


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Picture shows effigy of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff with a chainsaw and embracing a replica of the Statue of Liberty. Demonstration against the President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during the conference.

United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

The conference had three objectives: They also agreed to establish a high-level political forum for sustainable development.

Rio 2012 earth summit agreed ad referendum to 21 out of paragraphs in the text, and so the Bureau decided to hold an additional negotiating session prior to the UNCSD.


In the end, 70 paragraphs were agreed ad referendum, with containing bracketed text. The meeting rio 2012 earth summit informally, however, with PrepCom Co-Chair Kim Sook Republic of Korea welcoming delegates to Rio de Janeiro on 13 Juneand inviting them to continue their consultations on the outcome document.

At the suggestion of Co-Chair Ashe, the PrepCom decided that the host country should take over the consultation process until the start of the Rio 2012 earth summit on 20 June.

He announced that the pre-conference informal consultations led by the host country would commence at noon on Saturday, 16 June, on the basis of a revised draft text that would be available earlier that morning. The Rules of Procedure were adopted on the understanding that eleven rules would remain bracketed, subject to further consultations.

The bracketed rules were as follows: Co-Chair Ashe closed the PrepCom at A new consolidated text was released at 5: Instead, delegates requested a plenary meeting to present their initial impressions on the draft, so the day concluded with an hour-long plenary.

During the second and third days of the consultations, delegates were asked to examine new drafts of the paragraphs that had not been rio 2012 earth summit ad referendum during the PrepCom, and to propose new options for text they wanted to change.

Luiz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Amb.

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The rio 2012 earth summit indicated that the text should be completed by Monday evening, 18 June, and late Monday it was announced that a plenary would convene at Patriota opened a mid-day plenary on Tuesday, 19 June, and informed waiting delegates that he believed they were in a position to adopt the text to be formally presented at the Conference for adoption.

Delegates adopted the text ad referendum and proceeded to make statements supporting the outcome as well as, in some cases, expressing disappointment with specific paragraphs.

Following the election of officers, rio 2012 earth summit of the agenda and other organizational items, delegates conducted a general debate. Over the course of three days, Heads of State or Government, and Vice-Presidents, Ministers and heads of delegation addressed the meeting. The high-level participants also took part in four roundtable discussions.

We don't have a lot of time left.

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Rio in June could act as a rallying point to galvanise action, and move forward on what I have been calling in this blog the good transition, because if we don't, we are in for a bad transition as the situation is going to change one way or the other.

Currently the world is on the route to increasing droughts, floods, extinctions, and general deterioration in the ecological rio 2012 earth summit of our lives.

The UK Government appears not to understand this. They have recently published an embarrassingly pathetic vision document about sustainable rio 2012 earth summit, which they are pretending will in some way make up for their vandalism in ending the Sustainable Development Commission and the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution.

The Convention on Biological Diversity was opened for signature at the Earth Summit, and made a start towards redefinition of measures that did not inherently encourage destruction of natural ecoregions and so-called uneconomic growth.

Although President George H.