On Thursday 5th May 2011, Stakeholder Forum is holding a panel discussion about building the capacity of government decision‐makers and civil society to make sound judgments about inter‐related social, economic and environmental sustainability issues.

The World Info Transfer, Inc. is hosting the 20th International Conference on Health and Environment: Global Partners for Global Solutions United Nations Headquarters, New York City, April 26 and 27, 2011.

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development is hosting an e-discussion on Sustainable Mountain Development in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region 20 years on from Rio 1992.

From 26 November - 1 December 2011, the High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness held in Busan, South Korea, will assess the current progress of governments in meeting the needs of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to enable them to fulfil their role of independent development actors.

The International Environmental Policy Association at the School of International and Publlic Affairs, Columbia University, New York is hosting an interactive forum on Rio+20 on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. Speakers include the former French Minister of the Environment and current Executive Coordinator of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development, Brice Lalonde and Director of the Earth Institute, Professor Jeffery Sachs. Participants are encouraged to engage in a structured dialogue on the future goals of sustainable development for the international community.

A Climate Sustainability Workshop and United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD 2012) consultation is being organized on 5th April at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand Mr. Uchita de Zoysa, Executive Director, Centre for Environment and Development (CED), Sri Lanka will deliver the keynote address. A panel discussion on “Regional Consultation on UNCSD2012” will also be organized.