March Informals and Third Intersessional programme of side events
INFORMAL CONSULTATIONS ON ZERO DRAFT OF UNCSD OUTCOME DOCUMENT 19-23 MARCH 2012 THIRD INTERSESSIONAL MEETING OF UNCSD PREPCOM 26-27 MARCH 2012 PROGRAMME OF SIDE EVENTS Date Time Room Title Organizers Brazilian Government – Ministry of Social Development 1:15-2:45 Eco Socio-Environmental Protection Floor and Fight against Hunger (MDS) 20 Years of the Rio Conventions: Opportunities and Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity 19 March 2012 1:15-2:45 B Challenges for Synergies (CBD) The Role of Technology in the “Green Economy” Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration 6:15-7:45 B and the need for Technology Assessment / Rio+20 – (ETC Group), Academic Council on the United Nations A Global Innovation Summit? System (ACUNS) Creating a more effective system of environmental Association of World Citizens and the World Alliance to 6:15-7:45 A and sustainable development governance Transform the UN (WATUN)
Date Time Room Title Organizers 1:15‐2:45 Eco The Sustainable and Just City Ford Foundation The Role of Civil Society/Major Groups in the future CIVICUS 1:15‐2:45 B IFSD 20 March 2012 Achieving Green Societies through Education for UNESCO (on behalf of the UN Inter-Agency Committee 1:15‐2:45 7 Sustainable Development (ESD) for the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (IAC/DESD) Tebtebba (Indigenous Peoples International Centre for 6:15‐7:45 B Key Messages of Indigenous Peoples for Rio +20 Policy Research and Education) The International Council for Science (ICSU), UN 6:15‐7:45 7 Science messages for Rio+20 Educational, Scientific and Cultural OrganizationDate Time Room Title Organizers The Future we want with ICTs and Innovation International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 1:15‐2:45 Eco 21 March 2012 Bringing Rio Principles back to Sustainable Gorakhpur Environmental Action Group (GEAG) in 1:15‐2:45 B Development Agenda at Rio+20 collaboration with PAIRVI Associates & CECOEDECON Food Sovereignty and Agroecology – A New La Via Campesina 1:15‐2:45 A paradigm for Development
Rights for Sustainability and Sustainable IBON International and Both ENDS 6:15‐7:45 B Development Governance Sustainable Development Goals and MDG post 2015; Organized by UN-Women, Switzerland, Women’s Major 6:15‐7:45 7 the gender dimension Group Date Time Room Title Organizers UN Country-level experience in supporting Rio+20 UNDG Task Team on Environmental Sustainability, 1:15‐2:45 Eco themes Climate Change and Rio+20 A Roadmap for Ocean Sustainability Pew Environment Group on behalf of the High Seas 22 March 2012 1:15‐2:45 7 Alliance Agriculture at Rio+20: What should be decided – and Biovision, Millennium Institute, and the More and Better what kind of agriculture should be promoted? Network 6:15‐7:45 7 Green Economy in the Context of Sustainable UNEP, UNDP, DESA 6:15‐7:45 Eco Development and Poverty Eradication: Sharing National Experiences on Frameworks for ActionDate Time Room Title Organizers Towards the peoples Summit at Rio+20: Alternative UN-NGLS & Social Watch 23 March 2012 1:15‐2:45 Eco civil society perspectives on the zero draft Planetary and social boundaries: a framework for Oxfam, Sustainlabour, Vitae Civilis 1:15‐2:45 B Rio+20 and Sustainable Development Goals?
Date Time Room Title Organizers Dialogue of Executive Coordinators with Major Office of the Executive Coordinators 8:15‐9:30 7 Groups Panel Discussion on Integrated Water Resources Permanent Mission of Thailand to the UN 1:15‐2:45 E Management in the Context of Rio+20 Sustainable Transport and Mobility: Essential Inter-American Development Bank 1:15‐2:45 7 Building Blocks for Global Sustainable Development Why sustainable energy and equity matter: Lessons UNDP & UNECE 1:15‐2:45 Eco from the field Combat Desertification and Sustainable Development China’s State Forestry Admin, National Development & in Inner Mongolia of China - Maowusu Biomass Reform Commission of China, and Maowusu Biomass 1:15‐2:45 B 26 March 2012 Thermoelectric Project Thermoelectric Company (Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China) Private sector activities related to Rio+20 & views on Permanent Mission of Netherlands to UN 1:15‐2:45 1 the zero draft - briefing by Business Action for Sustainable Development Special Event on Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform: New Zealand Mission on behalf of) Friends of Fossil Fuel 1:15‐2:45 6 Building Momentum at Rio and Beyond Subsidy Reform and International Institute for Sustainable Development-Global Subsidies Initiative Ombudspersons for Future Generations: a proposal World Future Council, UNEP & Rio+twenties 6:15‐7:45 E for Rio+20 Five projects and 20 proposals from the Social Rencontres du Mont-Blanc (RMB) - International Forum 6:15‐7:45 B Economy leaders to change the model with RIO+20 of social Economy Leaders Oceans at Rio+20: Highlighting Oceans Issues in the International Coastal and Ocean Organization Rio+20 Outcome Document; 6:15‐7:45 Eco Moving the Ocean Agenda at and beyond Rio Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO Moving to Safety - migration, emergencies and International Organization for Migration (IOM) 6:15‐7:45 7 adaptation strategies
Date Time Room Title Organizers Green Jobs for Youth International Labour Organization (ILO), UNEP 8:15‐9:30 7 Nation Proposal of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan to the UN 1:15‐2:45 E Rio+20 "Time for Radical Strategic Decisions" Inter-agency Assessment of Sustainable Economic Commission for Latin America and the Development in Latin America: Progress, gaps and Caribbean (ECLAC) 1:15‐2:45 7 strategic guidelines 20 years on from the Earth Summit 27 March 2012 Womens Critical Perspectives on the "Green Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) 1:15‐2:45 Eco Economy" Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) Private and public solutions for ensuring Sustainable The Nordic countries 1:15‐2:45 B Energy for All Meeting the Challenge of Communicating Rio+20: NRDC, EMA, GCCA, Global Green and DPI 1:15‐2:45 1 Engaging the Global Public in the Transformation to a Sustainable Future Special Event on The Trade Dimension of Rio+20: UNCTAD, UNDESA and ECLAC 1:15‐2:45 6 Key Issues for the Outcome Document A Global Call to End Plastic Pollution Natural Resources Defense Council, Aspen Catto Fellows, 6:15‐7:45 Eco Plastic Pollution Coalition Dialogue on a convention for social responsibility Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future 6:15‐7:45 E and accountability