Follow up to Rio+20 and launch of Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

Rio+20, one of the largest conferences ever convened by the United Nations, ushers in a new era for implementing sustainable development. The Conference was a rare opportunity for the world to focus on sustainability issues – to examine ideas, forge [...]

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The Future We Want (outcome document) / El Futuro Que Queremos (documento final)

Click to download the official outcome document of Rio+20: The Future We Want [English] Haga clic para descargar el documento final oficial de Rio+20: El Futuro Que Queremos [Español]

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CEDHA with the President and First Lady of the Marshall Islands

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La Región Latinoamericana Propone un Acuerdo Regional sobre Acceso a la Información, Participación y Acceso a la Justicia.

Nueve países latinoamericanos liderados por Chile anunciaron su intención de negociar un acuerdo regional sobre acceso a la información, participación ciudadana y acceso a la justicia en materia ambiental: el llamado Principio 10 que nació en la original Cumbre de la Tierra [...]

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The Future We Don’t Want: Petition

After two years of negotiations, over 150 heads of state and other world leaders arrived in Rio on Wednesday for the largest conference the United Nations has ever had.  They arrived with the assumed intention to reaffirm failed commitments made [...]

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NGOs Urge World Leaders to Act

Statement of NGOs (Plenary session – 20th of June) In text form: Thank you President I am making this statement on behalf of the NGOs It feels amazing to be sitting in this room among all the world leaders, and [...]

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Rio+20, one of the largest conferences ever convened by the United Nations, ushers in a new era for implementing sustainable development. The Conference was a rare opportunity for the world to focus on sustainability issues – to examine ideas, forge [...]

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Click to download the official outcome document of Rio+20: The Future We Want [English] Haga clic para descargar el documento final oficial de Rio+20: El Futuro Que Queremos [Español]

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Nueve países latinoamericanos liderados por Chile anunciaron su intención de negociar un acuerdo regional sobre acceso a la información, participación ciudadana y acceso a la justicia en materia ambiental: el llamado Principio 10 que nació en la original Cumbre de la Tierra [...]

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After two years of negotiations, over 150 heads of state and other world leaders arrived in Rio on Wednesday for the largest conference the United Nations has ever had.  They arrived with the assumed intention to reaffirm failed commitments made [...]

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Statement of NGOs (Plenary session – 20th of June) In text form: Thank you President I am making this statement on behalf of the NGOs It feels amazing to be sitting in this room among all the world leaders, and [...]

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As I was sitting in the Blogging Room yesterday trying to charge my computer, two men walked in.  They asked for everyone’s attention and proceeded to voice their frustration with how weak the new Rio Declaration draft document was.  If [...]

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Being a law student, I couldn’t resist attending the International Development Law Organization’s presentation on Legal Preparedness for the Green Economy. I have always been a bit cynical about the effectiveness of international environmental laws. There are so many issues [...]

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     After spending the majority of the past few days at the official conference site, Sherry and I (both interns in CEDHA’s Mining Project) decided to attend a march held by the People’s Summit. This event could not have been [...]

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En la cumbre de la tierra – también conocida como Río+20 – representantes de los estados-nación, de las industrias multinacionales, y de la sociedad civil en su conjunto tienen por delante el desafío de lograr un consenso en los compromisos [...]

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Amidst the excitement of the inception of Rio+20, CEDHA has already held three side events on business and human rights at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development and the People’s Summit, organised by civil society. CEDHA Human Rights, Business [...]

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cedha on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free

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Estos son los dos documentos que se generaron hasta el momento a partir de los debates y conclusiones que surgen en el marco de Río+20: Versión 19 junio 2012:: 12:30 hrs Versión 16 junio 2012: 17:45 hrs

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“We think it is a basic human right to have a territory. We think this is an issue of equity, and it is very close to the Costa Rican heart. We think the idea of having 10 million people around [...]

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