The Rio+20 Conference

Detailed information on Rio+20, to be held in Rio de Janeiro from June 20 to 22, and on France’s role in the sustainable development initiative.
  • Food safety

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Food Safety for “Rio +20”
    The Rio +20 Conference should pave the way for better consideration of global food safety and nutrition by the international community. A major challenge must (...)

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  • Innovative financing for development

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Innovative Financing for Development for “Rio +20”
    Innovative Financing for Development (IFD) was born from an observation. The funds allocated by States as Official Development (...)

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  • The green industry and inclusive economy

    What’s at Stake with Regards to the Green and Inclusive Economy for “Rio +20”
    At a time when the perils faced by man and nature are getting worse every day, we must seek ways of establishing sustainable development (...)

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  • Human development

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Human Development for “Rio +20”
    The 1992 Rio Declaration emphasizes sustainable development’s social dimension: “Human beings are at the center of sustainable development concerns. They (...)

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  • Climate and biodiversity

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Biodiversity for “Rio +20”
    As much as water or air, biodiversity is essential to the life and well-being of every human being. It is what provides us with enough to eat, clothe (...)

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  • Sustainable cities and regions

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Sustainable Cities and Regions for “Rio +20”
    Sustainable cities, a major global challenge of the coming decades, represent an emerging theme for the Rio +20 Conference. In 2030, urban (...)

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  • Governance

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Governance for “Rio +20”
    In order to provide sustainable development with a solid and durable base for meeting future challenges, it is essential to achieve an ambitious outcome (...)

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  • Energy

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Energy for “Rio +20”
    Energy is at the heart of human, social, economic, and sustainable development issues. Access to safe and sustainable energy is a prerequisite for achieving the (...)

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  • The water and water treatment

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Water and Water-treatment for “Rio +20”
    In Rio, the international community must renew its commitments regarding water and water-treatment. While universal access to safe water and (...)

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  • Natural disaster resilience

    What’s at Stake with Regards to Natural Disaster Resilience for “Rio +20”
    Natural disaster risks and costs have increased substantially in recent years, particularly due to climate change. Originating from (...)

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