Rio+20

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Name: Rio+20
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

The importance of crafting stories on the green economy

Last week a coalition of organisations that would like to see countries transition swiftly to a green economy called a meeting to brainstorm ideas of stories that would help sell their cause.A green economy is an idea I support, so I accepted an invitation ... [Published SciDev.Net - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Strengthening Climate Change Policies in Buenos Aires, Mexico City and Sao Paulo

Buenos Aires, São Paulo and Mexico DF are the three central cities of the largest Latin America urban areas. They are an increasingly important source of greenhouse gases in each of their countries and at the same time they are very vulnerable to the ... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

1st Asia–Netherlands Water Learning Week

How to mainstream R&D to boost water productivity, conservation and reuse across sectors, reduce water footprints, clean up waterways, and create multifunctional and green infrastructure? How much space do rivers need? What makes communities more resilient, ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development “Rio+20”

The Conference will focus on two themes: a green economy in the context of sustainable development poverty eradication; and the institutional framework for sustainable development.Sustainable Transport's Contribution to Rio+2016 June 2012, 13:30 - 15:00, ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Major Groups & Stakeholders Asia Pacific Meeting 2011 – "The Road to Rio: Charting Our Path"

The regional consultation will directly feed into the Rio+20 preparatory processes and is an opportunity for major groups and stakeholders to contribute to the development of final outcomes at the Rio+20 Summit. Outcomes will be in the form of messages, ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

ADB Sustainable Development Goals Regional Experts Workshop

ADB hosted a one-day workshop on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Asia-Pacific Perspectives for the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The workshop discussed developments in the Rio + 20 preparations and SDGs, which are gaining increasing support as a ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Social Dimensions of Climate Change

At the end of the workshop, participants will have increased awareness on the social dimensions of climate change particularly on:A study report that will contribute to the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the UN Conference on Sustainable ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

UNEP opens first sub regional office at SPREP, in Samoa

By Online Editor4:53 pm GMT+12, 02/09/2014, SamoaSamoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Dr. Sailele Malielegaoi and Achim Steiner Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday officially opened the new UNEP subregional office for ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Samoa hosts U.N’s newest office

:00 Samoa has become the home of the United Nations Environment Programme’s (U.N.E.P) sub-regional office.Located at Vailima inside the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (S.P.R.E.P) complex, the office will strengthen the organisation’s ... [Published Samoa Observer Online - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Call to scale up climate partnership for small islands

The heads of three regional organisations, together with the Commonwealth, have called for the strengthening of a global partnership to support climate change planning and finance in small island developing states.The Climate Resilient Islands Partnership ... [Published Noodls - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Biking to Brazil

Former Whistler resident Naomi Devine is chasing her dream to attend the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development by travelling to Brazil the most sustainable way she knows how - on a bike."I'd been wanting an adventure for a long time, ... [Published Whistler Question - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Good News from Mr. WU

! The UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today's financial model of the global casino dominated by high-frequency trading and multi-trillions in derivative positions far exceeding the real ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 20 2014]

Quotes

"As I craft the synthesis report, I will do my utmost to remain faithful to the key elements and the high level of ambition that member states and all other stakeholders around the world have set" he said
"In short, what we seek is a transformational agenda that will reshape global development, and hopefully benefit generations to come, said Mr. Ashe, explaining that the outcome of the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio 20) had put the international community on a path to redefine global development in a way that all nations should assume responsibility for the well-being of people and planet."
Mr. Lopes indicated that ECA has taken the opportunity of the SIDS conference to profile the issues of the African SIDS in two reports, namely: "Unlocking the full potentials of the Blue economy: Are African SIDS ready to embrace the opportunities, and 'African Small Island Development States (SIDS) - From vulnerability to resilience -The paradox of the small'."

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Officials urge member states to craft 'bold, pr... [Published Afrique En Ligne - Sep 12 2014]
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The importance of crafting stories on the green... [Published SciDev.Net - Sep 09 2014]
Priorities for Norway at the UN General Assembl... [Published Nortrade - Sep 08 2014]
Strengthening Climate Change Policies in Buenos... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - Sep 08 2014]
Russia welcomes outcomes of conference on small... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Sep 06 2014]
SPREP STATEMENT TO THE PLENARY OF THE 2014 SIDS... [Published Islands Business - Sep 05 2014]
Tuvalu and Vanuatu use SIDS conference to raise... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Sep 04 2014]
FEATURE: Tackling climate change is crucial for... [Published Climate and Development Knowledge Network - Sep 04 2014]
Regional Integration Session Stresses Cooperati... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 04 2014]
ADB Sustainable Development Goals Regional Expe... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
Social Dimensions of Climate Change [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
The Asian and Pacific Regional Preparatory Meet... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
Major Groups & Stakeholders Asia Pacific Meetin... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable De... [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
1st Asia–Netherlands Water Learning Week [Published Asian Development Bank - Sep 04 2014]
Meeting our water challenge [Published World Coal Institute - Sep 04 2014]
World: Ocean stewardship critical to protecting... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 04 2014]
UNEP, SPREP Open First Sub-regional Office [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Sep 03 2014]
Samoa hosts U.N’s newest office [Published Samoa Observer Online - Sep 03 2014]
World: Successful Partnerships Vital to Address... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
UNEP opens first sub regional office at SPREP, ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Sep 03 2014]
Youth Forum Seeks Opportunities in Sustainable ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Sep 02 2014]
UNEP Opens New Sub-Regional Office for the Paci... [Published UNEP - Sep 02 2014]
‘Grossly inadequate’ - President Tuilaepa [Published Samoa Observer Online - Sep 02 2014]
PM: SIDS must work as one [Published Barbados Daily Nation - Sep 01 2014]
Call to scale up climate partnership for small ... [Published Noodls - Sep 01 2014]
Blue Economy - Are African Small Islands Ready ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 01 2014]
World: Food Security and Nutrition in Small Isl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 01 2014]
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World: Ocean stewardship critical to protecting... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 04 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, British Virgin Islands, Cabo Verde, Chile, Czech Republic, Dominica, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, World DEV/3111 Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States 5th & 6th ...
World: Successful Partnerships Vital to Address... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: World DEV/3110 Forum Must Spur Global Action to Generate Financing, Technology To Overcome Obstacles, United Nations Development Programme Administrator Says (Received from a UN Information Officer.) APIA, 2 September ...
World: Food Security and Nutrition in Small Isl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 01 2014]
Source: Food and Agriculture OrganizationCountry: World The outcome document of Rio+20, “The Future We Want” (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, June 2012) acknowledged that SIDS remains a special case for sustainable development. ...
World: Pacific Island MPs commit to Health and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 31 2014]
Source: The Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and DevelopmentCountry: World Parliamentarians have a strategic role in implementing the health and human rights goals nations are committing to at the UN’s 3rd Small Islands Developing States ...
Good News from Mr. WU [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 20 2014]
UN Member States Receive Report on Finance for Sustainable Development SOURCE: Ethical Markets DESCRIPTION: Good News from Mr. WU! The  UN Report on Finance for Sustainable Development  shows the global economics paradigm shifting: from today’s financial ...
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