On the road to RioLocal governments and Rio+20Ania Rok,Project Officer Urban Governanceand Sustainability Management © ICL...
days to go© ICLEI 2009                www.iclei-europe.org
1992UN Conference on Environment and Development(The Earth Summit), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil                         LA21200...
Rio+20: main themes  green economy, within the context of sustainable  development and poverty eradication  institutional ...
The century of cities  urban areas account for 75% of CO2 emissions,  main sources: buildings, transport, industry  by 205...
41 trillion dollars to be spent… how?© ICLEI 2009                        www.iclei-europe.org
Getting our concepts right                        GOAL                Quality of life for allwithout exceeding the limits ...
Cities and green economy  greening of urban economies essential  for the global transition  cities as resource-producing s...
It’s all about governance…  current institutional set-up is not working  we need a multi-level, inclusive and accountable ...
Local governments – global actors  top-down approach not effective  recognition, responsibility and decision-shaping  powe...
ICLEI and Rio+20  Local Authority Major Group Organizing Partner  Global Town Hall in parallel to Rio+20         World Con...
Coming up…  Share your story: Local Sustainability 2012 study  Cities invited to participate in LSE Cities – ICLEI  Green ...
iclei.org/local2012© ICLEI 2009                  www.iclei-europe.org
iclei.org/local2012© ICLEI 2009                  www.iclei-europe.org
THANK YOU!               ania.rok@iclei.org© ICLEI 2009                        www.iclei-europe.org
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  1. 1. On the road to RioLocal governments and Rio+20Ania Rok,Project Officer Urban Governanceand Sustainability Management © ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  2. 2. days to go© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  3. 3. 1992UN Conference on Environment and Development(The Earth Summit), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil LA212002World Summit on Sustainable DevelopmentJohannesburg, Republic of South Africa4-6 June 2012UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)Rio de Janeiro, Brazil © ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  4. 4. Rio+20: main themes green economy, within the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication institutional framework for sustainable development© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  5. 5. The century of cities urban areas account for 75% of CO2 emissions, main sources: buildings, transport, industry by 2050 70% of world population to live in cities urban population to grow from 3.5 bln in 2010 to 6.3 bln in 2050, with 95% of increase occurring in developing countries urban capacity needs to double in the next 40 years!© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  6. 6. 41 trillion dollars to be spent… how?© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  7. 7. Getting our concepts right GOAL Quality of life for allwithout exceeding the limits of the planetary systems© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  8. 8. Cities and green economy greening of urban economies essential for the global transition cities as resource-producing systems, not only consumers from efficiency to sufficiency global standards needed for local economies to work (e.g. removal of perverse subsidies, accountability framework for business)© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  9. 9. It’s all about governance… current institutional set-up is not working we need a multi-level, inclusive and accountable governance system clear goals and relevant indicators are key (Agenda 2050) single global organization working on all environmental issues global science-policy interface© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  10. 10. Local governments – global actors top-down approach not effective recognition, responsibility and decision-shaping powers in international processes decentralization is not only about tasks, it should entail transfer of powers and resources city-to-city cooperation local science-policy interface© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  11. 11. ICLEI and Rio+20 Local Authority Major Group Organizing Partner Global Town Hall in parallel to Rio+20 World Congress & Research Symposium Local Sustainability 2012 global study position papers on Rio+20 themes input to zero draft Nov 1© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  12. 12. Coming up… Share your story: Local Sustainability 2012 study Cities invited to participate in LSE Cities – ICLEI Green Economy Survey Call for contributions - The Economics of Green Cities: World Compendium on the Green Urban Economy Call for contributions – ICLEI World Congress 2012 and Research Symposium, 29 May – 1 June 2012, Belo Horizonte & many more!© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  13. 13. iclei.org/local2012© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  14. 14. iclei.org/local2012© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
  15. 15. THANK YOU! ania.rok@iclei.org© ICLEI 2009 www.iclei-europe.org
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