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RIO+20 The Future We Want

RIO+20 the future we want

Sustainable Development Highlights

9 November, 2012 – Over the last several weeks, UN agencies and partners have launched new initiatives and reports touching on important issues related to sustainable development. It may seem at times that there is more talk about the growing problems of our world and subsequently little talk about solutions. Post Rio+20 Conference, however, the UN continues to facilitate global cooperation for funding technology transfers to stop biodiversity loss and for the implementation of biodiversity protection, energy efficiency initiatives, and sound waste management policies in national development plans. Several UN reports last month also provided important insights into food security’s links to the health of our ecological systems, which remain threatened by overpopulation, greenhouse gases, and loss of biodiversity. Below, find information on recent reports and conferences related to sustainable development:

Energy Efficiency Biodiversity Protection Food Security: Waste Management: Armed Conflict and Sustainable Development: Private Sector and Sustainable Development: