THE UN CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (UNCSD) KICKS OFF IN BRAZIL TODAY, 20 JUNE 2012

The UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 20-22 June 2012. Also referred to as Rio+20, the objective of the Conference is to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development, assess the progress to date and the remaining gaps in the implementation of the outcomes of the major summits on sustainable development, and address new and emerging challenges.

Visit the UNCSD website to learn more about the conference and how you can get involved.