[16] Organizations, such as Greenpeace and the World Wide Fund for Nature, as well as members of indigenous communities, activists and artists participated. Sarasota, Fla.'s Brookside Middle School won in the World Environment Day contest's North American sub-category for its mangrove propagule growth project while International School of Brussels in Belgium won the European sub-category, for their creation of a sustainable food source and composting program. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. 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[2], According to a 13 June 2012 Washington Post article, the "giant, 10-day-long" Conference underway in Rio de Janeiro which would end on June 22, 2012, was "expected to draw 50,000 participants, including delegates, environmental activists, business leaders, and indigenous groups." [7], Ten years later, Earth Summit 2002 informally nicknamed Rio+10 was held in Johannesburg, South Africa with the goal of again bringing together leaders from government, business and NGOs to agree on a range of measures toward similar goals. Activists took initiative at Rio+20 by staging numerous protests. "[18], From 20 to 22 June 2012, world leaders and representatives met for intense meetings which culminated in finalizing the non-binding document, "The Future We Want: Outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20–22 June 2012", which opens with, "We the Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives", having met at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 20 to 22 June 2012, with the full participation of civil society, renew our commitment to sustainable development and to ensuring the promotion of an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future for our planet and for present and future generations. The conference had three objectives—to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, to assess the progress and implementation gaps in meeting previous commitments, and to address new and emerging challenges. Firstly, they poked at Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, claiming she has given in to the global North's corporate hand. [9], At the Rio+20 Conference in June 2012, the heads of state of the 192 governments in attendance, renewed their political commitment to sustainable development and declared their commitment to the promotion of a sustainable future through the 49-page nonbinding document,[16] "The Future We Want: Outcome document of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20–22 June 2012." [51], During RIO +20 event and preparatory events UNCSD included Civil Societies invited to organize side events, promote the RIO event, submit literature and help the Rio secretariat with translation work. To watch the session recordings, visit the Beyond Boundaries conference website. As a global hub for business, innovation and knowledge exchange, World Future Energy Summit inspires the advancement and transfer of ideas, technology and investment across borders and between the public and private sectors worldwide, helping stimulate sustainable growth for all. The Danish artist Jens Galschiøt, the leader of the group AIDOH, and the Group 92 used his Freedom to Pollute sculptures to focus on global warming and its resulting increased flow of refugees. [4], The document largely reaffirms previous action plans like Agenda 21. The World Environment Day contest followed an Earth Day "Green Schools" contest regionally focused toward 6th to 12th grade students in the Western New York area. Civil societies also translated the logo image and literature in other local and National languages.[52]. A deadline that takes place in the next … The logo and promotion of RIO +20 was available in languages used in United Nations. That document was considered revolutionary in that it essentially created the term sustainable development and created the global environmental agenda for the next 20 years. In the conference’s opening session, attended by over 460 people, keynote speaker Professor Jacqueline McGlade, Professor of Natural Prosperity, Sustainable Development and Knowledge Systems at UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, discussed the need to create a more sustainable economic model focused on wellbeing, urging the world to build forward better from COVID-19. 4 November 2020. These global goals outline a shared development path that encompasses all peoples and aims for an inclusive and sustainable future. The Middle-Eastern sub-category winner was Hridith Sudev, a seventh grader from Indian School Salalah in Oman for his organization, 'Project GreenWorld International' which helped promote sustainable awareness across the region through interactive projects. Ecology and Environment Inc., a New York-based Environmental Engineering and Consultation company partnered with UNCSD to create Project Earth Network, an online platform where schools around the world could showcase their remarkable environmental projects. Theme: Cyber4All: A Secure and Inclusive Cyberspace for Sustainable Development Global Conference on Cyber Space (GCCS) is a prestigious global event where international leaders, policymakers, industry experts, think tanks, cyber wizards etc gather to deliberate on issues and … Global Sustainable Development Report. In preparation of the UNESCO World Conference on ESD, UNESCO is organizing a series of online workshops on the transformative power of Education for sustainable development for redesigning a more sustainable … The conference also marked GDN's 20th anniversary since its launch at the Global Development Conference in 1999. 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