Friday, 01 August 2014

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Rio+20: A movement for change 

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In Focus shines the spotlight on the other side of the Rio+20 Summit. It is widely reported that over 100 world leaders will meet in Rio for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development but it is less well known that 70,000 businesses and NGOs are expected to participate. As EU Commissioner Janez Potočnik said, “We can't wait for governments alone to take the initiative.”
We look at the social side of the summit and what the UN Secretary-General calls “a movement for change”..

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1 The peoples at Rio+20: "the Spirit of Rio”
2 Back in time: What was Rio 1992?
3 Do you know that businesses can also take a sustainable path?
4 The Future We Want - the European Perspective
5 Interview with Janez Potočnik