“The Future of Governance ‐ What rights will people, NGOs local and national authorities have post Rio?”

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Date and Time: Tuesday, June 19th, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Praia de Botafogo, 190
Organizer: Stakeholder Forum, World Resources Institute,

  • Jan‐Gustav Strandenaes (Stakeholder Forum, Moderator),
  • Uchita de Zoysa (Centre for Environment and Development),
  • Linda Sheehan (Earth Law Center),
  • Representative of Regional Authorities (TBC),
  • Cathrine Armour (UAE, Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative) (TBC)


The topic “Intergovernmental governance – will the peoples find their’ voice?” will be introduced and followed by a facilitated panel discussion.

Topics will include People’s Sustainability Treaties, Rights of Nature, Role of Regional Governments, and Role of Technology and Science in Governance.

The panel is part of a larger World Resources Institute day: “Choosing Our Future: Open and Participatory Sustainable Development Governance.”

Contact: Jan‐Gustav Strandenaes,; also access@wri.orgSummary: