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Rio 1992 Connected the Environment and Development, Rio+20 Looks Like Splitting Them Up

Rio De Janeiro - 18 June 2012 - The Rio+20 Summit will fail if it agrees to current proposals, which risk worsening the divide between environment and development efforts, warned anti-poverty and environmental campaigners today.

People's Summit Draft Sustainability Treaties Available for Comment

Parallel with Rio +20 CSD, Brazilian civil society will convene the Peoples Summit for Social and Environmental Justice to be held from 15 to 23 June at Flamengo at Rio.

GCAP Attends UN Meeting on Happiness and Development

On Friday September 16th GCAP was invited to a meeting held by the Prime Minister of Bhutan, the Honorable Lyonchoen Jigmi Y. Thinley, and Professor Jeffrey Sachs on the United Nations Resolution on Happiness. Attendees included representatives from the Rockefeller Fund, Women’s Environment and Development, CIVICUS, IGP and others.

Think Bigger And Beyond the Horizon of 2015, Says UN Secretary General

September 22, 2011

Ban Ki Moon addressed the United Nations General Assembly today in New York as world leaders, diplomats and civil society gather this week at the UN.

Report on the 2011 UNCTAD Public Symposium

UNCTAD’s third Public Symposium, organized in cooperation with the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service and other partners, was held in Geneva from 22 to 24 June 2011.