June 21, 2012

Reporting from Rio+20 (MGA)

Update 3 from Rio provides 3 more videos and links to important statements on the events at Rio+20.

Videos

A wonderful interview with youth, Shweta Marandi from India about our responsibility and how we can save one megawatt of power a day!
View: Save One Megawatt of power a Day

Next, an interview with Paul Quintos from IBON International on the Rights and the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document.

Finally, an interview with Wali Haider, who is representative of small farmers in the Farming Major Group, on small farmers and the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document

Statements

The Kari- Oca II Declaration from the Indigenous Peoples assembled at the
Indigenous Peoples Global Conference on RIo+20 and Mother Earth held in RIo De Janeiro this

The Statement of High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay at the OHCHR-UNEP Joint Side Event on Human Rights in Sustainable Development - Human Rights at the Heart of Sustainable Development: Honouring Principle 1

Rio+20 negotiations: Huge disappointment if current text is approved, CIDSE says.

Read previous reports:
Update 2 (June 20)
Update 1 (June 14)
Statement of Mercy International Association to Governments on Rio+20

Messages to:
Aine O'Connor rsm - MGA Co-ordinator at the UN
Mary Bilderback rsm

 

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