Lead up to Rio+20

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The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development scheduled for June 20 – 23, 2012 is also known as Rio+20 in recognition of the twentieth anniversary of the original Earth Summit in Rio de Janiero, Brazil in 1992.

Side Events at Rio+20, 13-22 June 2012
On-site side events

A number of on-site side events sponsored by Governments, Major Groups, UN system and other Inter-Governmental Organizations will be organized during the

  • 3rd Preparatory Committee Meeting of UNCSD (13 -15 June 2012),
  • Four Days of Dialogue on Sustainable Development (16 -19 June 2012) and
  • United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20 (20 -22 June 2012)

The on-site side events will take place inside RioCentro Convention Center and will be coordinated by the UNCSD Secretariat.

Off-site events

In addition, there will be opportunities for stakeholders to organize UNCSD-related activities outside RioCentro Convention Center (so called off-site events) in various venues in the City of Rio de Janeiro. More information regarding arrangements for off-site events will be available soon on the Rio+20 site.

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