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Rio+20 list of side events- Monday, 18 June

  1. 1. Monday, 18 June 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio de Janeiro, Brazil List of side events (in English only) The information below is reproduced as received and does not imply any opinion or endorsement by the Secretariat of the United Nations. The list is prepared by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. For further information, please contact the UNCSD Secretariat (e-mail Monday, 18 June 20129:00 to 10:30 Innovative field actions as leverage for change (Institut Veolia Environnement) (Room T-1)9:30 to 11:00 The Spirituality and Ethics of Water (United Religions Iniative (URI)) (Room P3-2)9:30 to 11:00 Building a Global Registry: Global GHG reporting and standards (Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation (iCET)) (Room T-3)9:30 to 11:00 Fair Ideas: Sharing solutions for a sustainable planet (International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)) (Room T-9)9:30 to 11:00 Aligned Awareness and Action for the Future We Want (Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University) (Room T-4)9:30 to 11:00 Message from Asian NGO Network on ESD (ANNE): Role of NGOs in Empowering the Local Community for Sustainable Development (Japan Council on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD-J)) (Room T-5)9:30 to 11:00 Achieving Sustainable Development through Solidarity Economy (Caritas Internationalis) (Room T-2)9:30 to 11:00 Mountain knowledge solutions for sustainable green economy and improved water, food, energy, and environment nexus (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)) (Room P3-6)9:30 to 11:00 Communitarian forest management to assure Sustainable Development (Consejo Civil Mexicano para la Silvicultura Sostenible (CCMSS)) (Room T-10)9:30 to 11:00 Food, sustainability and global democracy: challenges and perspectives (World Forum of Civil Society Forum - UBUNTU) (Room T-8)9:30 to 11:00 ISO International Standards and Green Economy (International Organization for Standardization (ISO)) (Room T-6)9:30 to 21:00 Open Dialogue on The Future We Choose (Brazil) (Room P3-1)10:15 to 11:45 Governance for Sustainable Development: Key Messages from the Americas (Organization of American States) (Room P3-3)11:00 to 19:00 Global Bioenergy Partnership Seminar (Global Bioenergy Partnership) (Room P3-4)11:00 to 12:30 Boosting renewable energy in Brazil (Instituto IDEAL- Instituto para o Desenvolvimento de Energias Alternativas na America Latina) (Room UN2 (Barra Arena))Think Green!   Please recycle
  2. 2. List of side events Monday, 18 June 201211:00 to 12:30 RIO 2012: Sustainable Development Out of the Age of Innocence (Centre International de Recherche sur lEnvironnement et le Developpement (CIRED)) (Room UN5 (Barra Arena))11:00 to 12:30 Forum Empresarial RIO+20 ( Brazilian Business Forum RIO+20) (Forum Empresarial RIO+20 (Brazilian Forum Empresarial)) (Room UN4 (Barra Arena))11:30 to 13:00 Beyond Rio+20: A Global Youth Movement for Sustainable Development (European Students Forum (AEGEE)) (Room T-4)11:30 to 13:00 Advancing Sustainability through Communication and Collaboration (University of Colorado) (Room T-9)11:30 to 13:00 RIO Panel on Humanity & Environment = Our Worlds Resources (Global Campaign for Climate Action (GCCA)) (Room T-3)11:30 to 13:00 Implications of the triple disaster in Japan in a post-Rio+20 world (Institute for Global Environmental Strategies) (Room T-6)11:30 to 13:00 Entrepreneurship Forum on Green Business Opportunities (United Nations Association of China) (Room T-10)11:30 to 13:00 Dublin Rio Principles, where do we stand, what lessons learned (Global Water Partnership (GWP)) (Room P3-6)11:30 to 13:00 The Sustainable and Just City (Ford Foundation) (Room T-2)11:30 to 13:00 Sustainability Revisited: Population, Reproductive Health & the Planet (Aspen Institute) (Room P3-8)11:30 to 13:00 Review of Chinas Sustainable Development 1992 - 2011: A perspective from Chinese civil society (China Association for NGO Cooperation) (Room T-8)11:30 to 13:00 The Impact of New Technologies and ICTs on Sustainable Development (Global Alliance for ICT and Development GAID/OICT) (Room T-5)12:00 to 13:30 Securing Food, Water and Energy in the Worlds Most Valued Ecoregions (Worldwide Fund for Nature) (Room P3-3)13:15 to 14:45 Healthy Women, Healthy Planet: Womens Empowerment, Reproductive Healt (Population Action International) (Room UN2 (Barra Arena))13:15 to 14:45 Incorporating Biodiversity into Business - cases in Brazil (Brazilian Biodiversity Fund (institution Funbio)) (Room UN5 (Barra Arena))13:30 to 15:00 Fertile Soil for our Future: nourish our people - nurture our planet (Biovision Foundation for ecological Development) (Room T-2)13:30 to 15:00 Sustainable Agriculture and Food; First for Sustainable Development (Public Advocacy Initiatives for Rights and Values in India (PAIRVI)) (Room T-8)13:30 to 15:00 Promoting a Green Economy in Africa, LDCs, SIDS and LLDCS/Challenges/O (Office of the Special Adviser on Africa (OSAA)) (Room T-3)13:30 to 15:00 Renewable Energy Use in Rural Isolated Communities (Bolivia (Plurinational State of)) (Room P3-6)13:30 to 15:00 Mainstreaming BioDiversity for a Sustainable Future (Canadian Environmental Network) (Room T-9)13:30 to 15:00 Disarmament for Development (International Peace Bureau) (Room T-6)2
  3. 3. List of side events Monday, 18 June 201213:30 to 15:00 LP Gas: An exceptional energy for improving health and development (World LP Gas Association (WLPGA)) (Room P3-2)13:30 to 15:00 Energy for all; Equity as fundamental goal (Ambedkar Education Society-All India Foundation of Human Rights and Social Justice) (Room T-4)13:30 to 15:00 The Economics of Low Carbon Cities (Centre for Low Carbon Futures) (Room T-10)13:30 to 15:00 Panel sobre la Experiencia de Recuperacion y Conservacion de la Cobertura Boscosa en Centro America y Republica Dominicana: Caso de la Republica Dominicana (Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales - National Environmental Office) (Room T-7)13:30 to 15:00 Space Observations in support to the Rio Conventions (European Space Agency) (Room T-5)13:30 to 15:00 Promote Adaptation by Reducing Vulnerability and Increasing Resilience (ActionAid International) (Room P3-8)15:30 to 17:00 Legal Preparedness for the Green Economy (International Law on Sustainable Development Partnership (IDLO)) (Room P3-2)15:30 to 17:00 Peasants Reclaiming our Future with Food Sovereignty and Agroecology (La Via Campesina - International Peasant Movement) (Room T-2)15:30 to 17:00 Role of EESD in Transition to a Green Economy - from Tbilisi to Rio+20 (Georgia) (Room P3-8)15:30 to 17:00 Inadequate Planning: Challenges on the Andean Amazon (Peruvian Society for Environmental Law - (Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental - SPDA)) (Room T-11)15:30 to 17:00 Food and the City (World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA)) (Room T-4)15:30 to 17:00 Gender, Water and Preparing for Climate Change: Implications for Food, Health and Human Rights (International Womens Anthropology Conference (IWAC)) (Room UN3 (Barra Arena))15:30 to 17:00 Consumer Voices at Rio+20 (Idec - Brazilian Institute for Consumer Defense) (Room T- 10)15:30 to 17:00 Phasing-out fossil fuel subsides: what is at stake and why now? (Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)) (Room T-6)15:30 to 17:00 Analysing REDD+: challenges and choices (Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)) (Room T-9)15:30 to 17:00 Expanding Energy Access to Achieve Sustainable Energy For All (United Nations Foundation (UNF)) (Room P3-6)15:30 to 17:00 The DESERTEC Concept - Energy Security, Sustainability and Development (DESERTEC Foundation) (Room T-5)15:30 to 17:00 The Rainforest Standard: Integrating Social, Environmental, and Econom (Red de Fondos Ambientales de Latinoamerica y el Caribe (Redlac)) (Room T-3)15:30 to 17:00 Empowering Youth Leadership for a Sustainable Future (Academy for Future Science) (Room T-8)15:30 to 17:00 Indigenous peoples: food security, climate changes and sustainability (State University of Campinas) (Room UN2 (Barra Arena))15:45 to 17:15 Spurring Private Sector Investment in Energy Efficient Buildings (U.S. Green Building Council) (Room P3-3) 3
  4. 4. List of side events Monday, 18 June 201217:30 to 19:00 Sustainable Energy, Food, Water & Oceans (International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)) (Room P3-3)17:30 to 19:00 Launching the Building Block on Climate Change Financing (Honduras) (Room T-8)17:30 to 19:00 The economy of climate change and international negotiations (The Planetworkshops) (Room P3-6)17:30 to 19:00 World Agricultural Heritage Systems: towards a sustainable development (Peoples Commission on Environment and Development (PCEDI)) (Room T-2)17:30 to 19:00 Indigenous Peoples and Community Conserved Territories and Areas (ICCAs) - a force against destructive development and for the (ICCA Consortium) (Room T-4)17:30 to 19:00 Towards and beyond Rio+20: Delivering Sustainable Development at the Regional Level (Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)) (Room T-9)17:30 to 19:00 Tools for Data Collection and Mapping: the Ground to the Cloud Story (Google Earth Outreach) (Room UN2 (Barra Arena))17:30 to 19:00 The Green Power Fund: Carbon Negative Tech for Sustainable Development (Columbia Earth Institute) (Room T-5)17:30 to 19:00 The Business of Innovating: Bringing Low-Carbon Solutions to Market (Center for Climate and Energy Solutions) (Room T-11)17:30 to 19:00 Complex Institutional Frameworks for Sustainability (Yale School) (Room T-3)17:30 to 19:00 The Global Energy Assessment - the science to transform energy systems (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)) (Room T-6)17:30 to 19:00 Sustainable Development: Juggling Gender Justice in the Three Pillars (Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN)) (Room T-10)17:30 to 19:00 Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development: Chinese NGOs in Action (China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE)) (Room P3-8)19:30 to 21:00 Scalable Solutions - Managing water for economies, communities and nature (WWF International) (Room T-3)19:30 to 21:00 Green Growth? The Future They Want! (Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (KFEM)) (Room T-10)19:30 to 21:00 Low Carbon Strategies; Challenge or Opportunity for Developing Countries (Social Service Agency of the Protestant Church) (Room P3-6)19:30 to 21:00 Students Speak Up for the Polar Regions (Students on Ice Alumni Delegation) (Room T- 4)19:30 to 21:00 Reframing environmental negotiations to create opportunities (Tufts Institute of the Environment) (Room T-7)19:30 to 21:00 Sustainable Development and Indigenous Peoples Rights (Society for Threatened Peoples - Switzerland) (Room T-6)19:30 to 21:00 IFSD put into Practice: Setting up a Sustainable Development Council (Global Issues Division of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)) (Room T- 5)19:30 to 21:00 Voices from Fukushima: Sharing Lessons for Global Sustainability (Peace Boat) (Room T-2)4
  5. 5. List of side events Monday, 18 June 201219:30 to 21:00 Mediterranean Forests for Development: a key for adapting policies, territories and societies to climate change in the Middle East North African region (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)) (Room T-9)19:30 to 21:00 Wind Power and Climate Change: Sustainable Development in Brazil (Junior Chamber International (JCI)) (Room T-11)19:30 to 21:00 Aiming higher, unlocking tertiary educations potential for SD (Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS)) (Room T-8)19:30 to 21:00 Buen Vivir and Human Rights in the Face of REDD+ (Indian Law Resource Center) (Room P3-2) 5