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Summary of Mission report RIO + 20

We did not expect much from the political negotiations and we did not get much. In expressing her view on the outcome of the Rio + 20 conference Mary Robinson referred to Michael Angelo’s famous quote “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but [...]

Rio+20 Conference, Brazil, June, 2012

Physical Lay- out consisted of 2 summits though physically only 40 odd kms apart: the official UN conference & the Peoples’ Summit were worlds apart. The 2 official themes to the official Rio+20 event/document were: The Green Economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication The Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development With Emerging [...]