Global Sustainability Panel at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS)
The High-level Panel on Global Sustainability introduced its recently launched report at the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) on 2 February 2012. The following Panel members participated at the event:
- Tarja Halonen, President of the Republic of Finland and Co-chair of the Panel
- Gro Harlem Brundtland, Former Prime Minister of Norway and Chair of the World Commission on Environment and Development
- Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action, and former Minister for the Environment, Denmark
- Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Rural Development, India
Mr. Janos Pasztor, Executive Secretary of the Panel, moderated the event. The event began with a brief welcome from Ms. Kiran Mehra-Kerpelman, Director of the United Nations Information Centre in New Delhi, and Dr. Rajendra K Pachauri, Director General, TERI, and was followed by remarks from President Halonen and other Panel members.
President Halonen received the Sustainable Development Leadership Award at DSDS 2012. To view the webcast of the DSDS inaugural session and President Halonen's award acceptance speech, please click here: [High Resolution Video] [Low Resolution Video]
The Summit's theme is "Protecting the Global Commons: 20 years post Rio".
For more information on the Summit, please visit: dsds.teriin.org/2012