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'Rio+20', UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro, 20-22/06/2012

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From 19 to 22 June 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, Connie Hedegaard, Member of the EC in charge of Climate Action, Janez Potočnik, Member of the EC in charge of Environment, Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, and Dacian Cioloș, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, took part in 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.

Type: Best-of   Reference: I-073902   Date: 10/07/2012   Duration: 49:52
Personalities:   Barroso, José Manuel |   Ribeiro, Mendes |   Auken, Ida |   Joly, Eva |   Cioloş, Dacian |   Hedegaard, Connie |   Potočnik, Janez |   Piebalgs, Andris  
Location: Rio de Janeiro | Rio de Janeiro - Copacabana Palace Hotel | Rio de Janeiro - Botanical garden  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Rio de Janeiro 2012 | Development aid | Earth Summit 2012 | Energy efficiency | Food safety | Organic farming | Poverty | Renewable energy | Rio 2012 | Rio+20 | Soil contamination | Sustainable development | UN | | United Nations
Documents: LINKS,
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© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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