UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro: statement by Janez Potočnik (17/06/2012)
On 17 June 2012, Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, participated at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The objective of the Conference was to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assess the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development, and address new and emerging challenges
The Conference focused on two themes: A green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication; and the institutional framework for sustainable development. SHOTLISTLINK