Google+ hangout highlights Major Groups successes at Rio+20

Google+ Hangout arranged on 26 March highlights successes of the Major Groups and other stakeholders at the Rio+20 Conference

As part of the ongoing follow-up of the Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, DESA’s Division for Sustainable Development hosted a Google+ Hangout on 26 March that highlighted the successes of the Major Groups and other stakeholders at the Rio+20 Conference.

The hangout explored the views of civil society on the positive and concrete outcomes of the conference, and the Major Groups’ ongoing follow up of the conference.

Panellists featured Corinne Woods, Director of the UN Millennium Campaign; Chantal Line Carpentier, Major Groups Programme Coordinator at DESA’s Division for Sustainable Development; Farooq Ullah, Director of Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future; Maruxa Cardama, Former Secretary General of the Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (NRG4SD); Jeffery Huffines, Organizing Partner of the NGO Major Group. The discussion was moderated by John Romano, Social Media Focal Point for DESA’s Division for Sustainable Development.

For more information:
Sustainable Development in Action Google+ Hangout Series